Ron Midgett of New Earth Orchids (Sante Fe, NM) will be our speaker. Ron’s presentation is titled: The 2011 Taiwan International Orchid Show and Taipei Orchid Pavilion – A Peek Into the Orchid World of Taiwan.
Join other society members and Ron for dinner at 5:30pm at the Dodo Restaurant (1355 E 2100 S) before the meeting.
Ron will be bringing plants to sell. He is offering a 10% discount for preorders (contact Ron directly).
Please join Clint of Orchid Dynasty for dinner before our regular meeting Monday, October 14th. The society dinner this month is at the Kyoto Japanese Restaurant located at 1080 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City. Plan on being at the Kyoto at 5:30 pm.
Do not forget to order any orchids you would like Clint to bring to the meeting to enjoy a 15% discount. See post below for more information.
Time to get back in the Utah Orchid Society groove. Our next regular meeting is quickly approaching. Be sure to plan for David Bird’s talk on Hybridizing with Phragmipediam kovachii Monday, September 9th. Not sure yet when David is getting in so check back to see if we are doing dinner before the meeting.
David is the owner of Bird’s Botanicals in Kansas City, MO. His green house is in a cave. Check out his web site for information and even a video when a local TV station, KC Live visited the "cave". David is bringing plants for sale.
The Utah Orchid Society takes a break from regular monthly meetings during the months of July and August.
Our Summer BBQ is shaping up to be the first Saturday in August (August 3rd). The BBQ is for members and invited guests. Always a great time. More information to follow.
Carlos Fighetti will be our next speaker and will be giving a talk on Phalaenopsis species. Carlos is an accredited AOS Judge and has held numerous positions within the AOS organization including recent past President of the American Orchid Society. He has been growing orchids for more than 30 years and has received numerous AOS awards. Carlos was the founding president and is a current director of the International Phalaenopsis Alliance.
Join the society in having dinner with Carlos at The DoDo Restaurant (1355 E 2100 S, SLC) starting at 5:30 p.m.>
Patricia Harding will be giving a talk titled: Oncidiums of Brazil.
Patricia is not bringing plants for sale. Members may bring plants for sale or trade. In addition, there is a good chance that the society will have some used orchid books for sale or auction.
Join the society in having dinner with Patricia at The DoDo Restaurant (1355 E 2100 S, SLC) starting at 5:30 p.m.
Our speaker for April is Dr. Glenn Lehr. Dr. Lehr’s presentation is titled Orchids of Japan.
Dr. Lehr is bringing plants for sale.
Join the society in having dinner with Dr. Lehr at The DoDo Restaurant (1355 E 2100 S, SLC) starting at 5:30 p.m.