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    Our virtual guest on July 8, at our usual time of 7:00PM PST will be Charles G. Wilson. He will be joining us from Georgia to share his expertise on that largest of all genera with a presentation entitled simply “The Bulbophyllums”. Charles has been an AOS member since 1981. He is currently a member of the Species […]

  NEW Time: 6:00 PM PST Last month’s topic was definitely “Big”. This month we go in the opposite direction. Our guest on Zoom on June 10, at 6:00PM PST will be Dr. Kristen Uthus. She will be joining us from Michigan to share her love of miniature orchids with a talk entitled “Honey, I Shrunk […]

This month’s speaker will be Sam Tsui who will be with us from Illinois on March 11 at 7:00PM PST to talk about “Multifloral Paphiopedilums”. Sam was born and raised in Hong Kong, later attending Illinois State University where he graduated  in computer science and accounting. He retired from a position in IT in 2008 and is now concentrating full […]

After two months when we visited specific genera this month’s topic should be of interest whatever you grow. Rick Lockwood will be with us on Thursday February 11, at 7:00PM to answer the question “What do Orchids Eat?”. Rick has very kindly shared with us the attached update of his original article in “Orchids” (excluding charts and tables), which takes us to 2014. […]

  Our January speaker will be Scott Barrie. Scott will be with us from Kulnara, about 50 miles from Sydney, on Thursday January 14, at 7:00PM  (2:00PM on the 15th his time for those of you who are curious) to bring us up to date on “The Latest Developments in Sarcochilus”    In addition to complex breeding programs for Cymbidiums and varicosum Oncidiums, Barrita Orchids […]

Our December speaker will need no introduction to most of you. Fred Clark is one of the best known figures in the world of orchids. Owner of Sunset Valley Orchids, Fred will be with us on Zoom on Thursday December 10, at 7:00 PM to share his expertise on one of his favorite subjects “Catasetinae Species and their Cultivation” Fred has […]

Back from our virtual visits to Brazil and China, our November speaker, Ken Jacobsen, will be with us on Zoom on Thursday November 12. at 7:00PM to greet us with an in-depth presentation on “Cattleya purpurata, Queen of the Brazilian Spring”. Ken was first introduced to orchids by his uncle in the 1960’s and has been growing them for well over 50 years. […]