Open House at Piping Rock Orchids
This combined event has been a hit with all those who've attended in the past. Area orchid societies and fellow growers are all welcomed to come, browse the nursery, share in the camaraderie of fellow orchid aficionados, learn from our guest speakers, and even grab lunch!
Making this event all the more rewarding, a special guest will be speaking on & vending Orchids as well as being on hand for your generaal orchid questions.
Marguerite Webb from J&L Orchids will be giving a hand's on demo/talk called "Fun Ways to Grow Miniature Orchids" utilizing plants and props for demonstration. She will discuss techniques for growing miniatures on a windowsill, under lights, in a greenhouse, and in terrariums. She will show various potting media, pots and potting techniques. Many miniature orchids are well suited for mounted culture, and Marguerite will show various mounting techniques, using a variety of materials such as cork bark, tree fern, sassafras, etc. This program promises to have something for the novice and experienced grower alike. She will also have a lovely selection of J&L's orchid plants for sale, including miniatures and standard sized plants.
The beautiful Piping Rock Orchids' Greenhouse will be full of unusual flowering treasures that will surely broaden your perception.