Spring Orchid Show

Spring 2017 Show Poster

Show Time

Be sure to carve out some time to visit our show Saturday, April 1st (9 am to 7:30 pm) or Sunday, April 2nd (9am to 4:30pm).

You do not need to be a member to enter your orchid(s) in the show. Select “Orchid Show” in the Pages section to the right for additional information on entering plants. Setup is Friday, March 31st (12:30 pm to 5 pm). Plan on being at Red Butte by 4 pm to allow time for processing of plants.

Orchids will be available for sale and there will be folks at the show to help you get started growing orchids. There are many orchids that make great house plants.

Red Butte Garden is located at 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT.

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Regular Monthly Meeting – Monday, March 13th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

This month we have Janet Lamborn, Plant Pathogen Diagnostics from Agdia, Inc/Agdia Testing Services. Janet is presenting "Don’t put on the virus blinders, your collection is depending on you". Janet will discuss the dreaded orchid viruses! A good meeting for learning about keeping your orchid safe!

See you there!

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Regular Monthly Meeting – Monday, February 13th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

Hello fellow Orchid Lovers!

White Cattleya

We are pleased to have Harry Gallis, MD who is involved with the American Orchid Society. Harry will be giving a talk on white cattleya history/current hybrids.

Join fellow members and Harry for dinner at The Dodo Restaurant located at 1355 E 2100 S staring at 5:30 pm.

We are meeting at the Utah Associated Garden Clubs Garden Center, 1602 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Regular Monthly Meeting – Monday, January 9th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

Hello fellow Orchid Lovers!

For the Monday, January 9, 2017 Utah Orchid Society Meeting, we are proud to have local favorite Clint Lewis of Orchid Dynasty as our speaker. Clint will be talking about re-potting from the perspective of potting/mounting alternatives. This should be a good learning experience for all involved!

Please join Clint and fellow members at the WASATCH BREW PUB (SUGARHOUSE), 2110 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84106 at 5:30 pm.

See you there!

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Regular Monthly Meeting – Monday, November 7th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE
We will be meeting on the first Monday of the month (11/7/16) in November to better coordinate with the Denver Orchid Society.

For our November speaker we are proud to have Peter T. Lin of Diamond Orchids presenting on the “The 3 A’s of the Orchid World: Angraecum, Aerangis, and Aeranthes. A review of the major and minor Angraecoid family of orchids.” This should be a great presentation on a beautiful family of orchids!

Peter notes that he will be taking pre-orders from UOS members if we want ot peruse his catalog on the website. Peter offers a 10% discount for pre-orders which need to be made by Friday 11/4. Members can email Peter at lin.peterT@yahoo.com or call his cell at 909-573-6751.

Peter’s website: http://www.diamondorchids.com/

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Regular Meeting – Monday, September 12th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

Our summer dormancy ends in September! It’s time for an orchid fix.

We are excited to have a returning favorite: Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids! Always an enthusiastic speaker full of knowledge! Alan will be giving his talk on: Sarcochilus, Exciting Modern Hybrids From Australia” – See the plants that are finally available to us and learn how to grow them!

Alan will be bringing orchids for sale. He has also offered a 20% discount for pre-orders. Alan says he may be out of a few items so it is suggested that you email or call in your order to make sure your selection is available. (Gold Country Orchids Email – gcorchids@aol.com, 916-645-8600)

Gold Country Orchids Website (Store) – http://www.goldcountryorchids.com/store/

When pre-ordering, you will need to note that you are with the Utah Orchid Society so Alan brings them to the meeting. Final orders must be received by September 9th.

Additional items are available on the two attached lists:

Limited Availability Listing

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Regular Meeting – Monday, June 13th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

For our June 13th meeting, we have Lauris Rose of Cal Orchids as our speaker!

Lauris will introduce us as to who is Cal Orchids. She will outline what they grow in a simulated nursery visit. After 28 years in the business, they have built up one of the most diverse collections of any nursery around the world. Lauris explains that she will cover a lot of territory and geographic habitats during the talk. There are stories weaved throughout, cultural needs addressed and everyone will leave with some confidence on how to grow the plants discussed.

Lauris will be bringing plants for sale at the meeting!

In addition, join fellow members and Lauris for dinner at Pho Thin Restaurant located at 2121 McClelland St. staring at 5:30 pm.

Our meeting location is as usual at the Utah Associated Garden Clubs Garden Center, 1602 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Regular Meeting – Monday, May 9th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

On May 9th we have Theresa Hill from Hillsview Gardens coming to Salt Lake City and giving a presentation on complex paphiopedilum breeding! It should be a very interesting meeting!

Theresa will be bringing plants for sale too!

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Regular Meeting – Monday, April 11th, Door Open: 7:00 PM, Meeting Start: 7:30 PM

We have Dan Newman of Hanging Gardens as our speaker for April. Dan will be giving his presentation Dendrobiums: Jewels of Gondwana.

Gondwana. Pronunciation: /ɡɒnˈdwɑːnə/ (also Gondwanaland) A vast continental area believed to have existed in the southern hemisphere and to have resulted from the break-up of Pangaea in Mesozoic times. It comprised present-day Arabia, Africa, South America, Antarctica, Australia, and the peninsula of India.

In addition, join fellow members and Dan for dinner at The Dodo Restaurant located at 1355 E 2100 S staring at 5:30 pm.

Our meeting location is as usual at the Utah Associated Garden Clubs Garden Center, 1602 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Spring Orchid Show

Fall 2015 Show Poster

Show Time

Be sure to carve out some time to visit our show Saturday, April 2nd (9 am to 7:30 pm) or Sunday, April 3rd (9am to 4:30pm).

You do not need to be a member to enter your orchid(s) in the show. Select “Orchid Show” in the Pages section to the right for additional information on entering plants. Setup is Friday, April 1st (1 pm to 6 pm)

Orchids will be available for sale and there will be folks at the show to help you get started growing orchids. There are many orchids that make great house plants.

Red Butte Garden is located at 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT.

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