Future Meetings/Clinics

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This page is a list of programs scheduled for the forthcoming year or so.  It is subject to change, and is provided for the long range planning of our members.  All meetings are on Wednesday unless otherwise noted

VAOS MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE

All monthly meetings will be held in Room D, Venice Community Center, 6:30 – 9pm

12/6/17 – No December Meeting

1/03/18 – Dr. Antonio Toscano De Brito, Selby Gardens, Topic: Newly Discovered Orchids of Belize

2/07/18 – Vern Bloch, Topic: Cattleya Species

3/07/18 – Allen Black, Topic: Brassavola nodosa and Its Hybrids

4/04/18 – Keith Davis, Topic: Tips & Tricks for Better Growing

5/02/18 – Courtney Hackney, Topic: New American Cattleyas

6/06/18 – Mark Reinke, Marble Branch Farms, Topic: Decoding Dendrobiums

7/9/18 – Joint meeting at EAOS on 7/9/18

8/01/18 – Jim Roberts, Florida SunCoast Orchids, Topic: What’s A Good Orchid to Grow

9/05/18 TBA

10/03/18 – Allen Koch, Gold Country Orchids, Topic: TBA

11/07/18 – Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids, Topic: TBA

No December Meeting  –  12/07/18 Holiday Party

Speakers and topics are subject to change.

All monthly meetings will be held in Room D, Venice Community Center, 6:30 – 9pm

VAOS GROWERS CLINIC SCHEDULE AND TOPICS
All Growers Clinics held the second Thursday, 7pm – 9pm, Room F , VC

No December Growers Clinic Meeting

1/11/18 – Dendrobium Culture Tips and Success with Seedlings Competition Follow Up – Results and prizes

2/08/18 – Culture Basics for Specific Genera (Catts, Phals, Onc, Dens, Vandas, Paphs, other)

3/08/18 – Dividing and Repotting Clinic (Hands On) (1 of 3)

4/12/18 – Potting Without Pots /Mounting Orchids (Presentation and Hands On)

5/10/18 – Orchid Basics Part 1 Air, Light, Water, Fertilizer & Supplements (Presentation and examples)

6/14/18 – Orchid Basics Part 2 Pots, Media, Repotting, Tools (Presentation and examples)

7/12/18 – Dividing and Repotting Clinic (Hands On) (2 of 3)

8/09/18 – Pests & Diseases Part 1 Pests (Presentation)

9/13/18 – Pests & Diseases Part 2 Fungus, Bacteria, Virus, Other damage (Presentation)

10/11/18 – Dividing and Repotting Clinic (Hands On) 3 of 3)

11/08/18 – To Be Announced

No December Growers Clinic Meeting

ALL Growers Clinic’s start with problem orchids /advice – Rich Amos -Team VAOS