We have Glen Decker of Piping Rock Orchids this month as our speaker. Glen will be giving his presentation titled: How to Grow Great Slipper Orchids. Glen is bringing orchids for sale.
We will be hosting Glen at The Dodo restaurant starting at 5:30 pm before the meeting. The Dodo restaurant is located at 1355 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City.
Glen Decker began growing orchids at the age of 15 and holds the degree of Associate in Applied Science in Ornamental Horticulture. Glen is presently the owner of Piping Rock Orchids in Galway New York. He was the previous chair of the American Orchid Society’s Publications Committee and a past Director of the Orchid Digest Corporation. Glen has won numerous AOS awards, including the Butterworth Prize, Nax Trophy, WW Wilson Award and the Carlyle A. Luer Award. He has appeared in Martha Stewart’s Better Living Magazine and on a PBS TV special “Orchid Delirium”. He rewrote the Slipper section of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s “The Best Orchids for Indoors” and was the technical editor for the “Orchids for Dummies” book. He also has written many articles on Paphiopedilums and Phragmipedium, which have been published worldwide.