Events

Virtual Orchid Show

Join us on Facebook to enjoy beautiful photos of past Orchid Show winners and see what makes these stunning flowers so unique.  Learn more from orchid experts at the Grand Valley Orchid Society and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park as they share tips and tricks for orchid care.  Join us at 1PM each day through Zoom for exciting orchid talks followed by live Q&A sessions.  Register for each day's Orchid Talks through the Zoom links below: 

 

Saturday, February 27 at 1PM - CLICK HERE to register 

1:00 - Introduction

1:30 - Orchid Growing 101 with Mei Ling Clemens (Grand Valley Orchid Society)
Learn how to care for your orchid once you get it home - where to place it, how often to water it, when to fertilize, and what to do when it’s through blooming.

2:30 - Growing Orchids in Wardian Cases with Jill Wood (Grand Valley Orchid Society)
Learn tips and tricks for growing orchids under lights and in Wardian cases. Specialized care instructions and how to pick the best orchids for your setting will also be featured.

3:30 - Closing Comments

 

Sunday, February 28 at 1PM - CLICK HERE to register

1:00 - Introduction

1:30 - Pleurothallids: Weeds of the Orchid World with Lynn O’ Shaughnessy (American Orchid Society)
This fun talk compares pleurothallids to some of the more familiar orchids. This will be followed by an overview of the main groups of pleurothalids and some culture information.

2:30 - New Color Forms of Phalaenopsis Species with Norman Fang (Owner of Norman's Orchids and Orchids.com)
Norman will be talking about the newly discovered color forms of various Phalaenopsis Species. As one of the World’s experts in this genre of orchids, Norman hybridizes unique varieties of Phalaenopsis which have garnered over 400 American Orchid Society Flower Quality awards and 20 AOS trophies through the years.

3:30 - Closing Comments