Archive for October, 2023

November Orchid Events

Tuesday, October 31st, 2023

Shows, sales, classes, and conferences fill this month’s calendar. Don’t miss these great orchid events. November 1 – December 5 “Orchids for Everyone” 6-Class Master Series, webinars offered by AOS Education Committee & Pennsylvania Master Gardener’s Program; $10 USD per class, free to American Orchid Society members November 3 – 4 International Vanda & Slipper […]

The IUCN Orchid Specialist Group Works for Conservation

Friday, October 20th, 2023

The IUCN Orchid Specialist Group does vital conservation work. IUCN stands for the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a global organization which strives to preserve nature and promote sustainable development. Thousands of experts volunteer their time to support IUCN’s projects, including the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The Red List scientifically assesses the […]

Delighting in Indoor Orchid Blooms

Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

After a few warm, sunny autumn days, we’re delighting in indoor orchids. The first two photos show my Maxillaria marginata, a great intermediate grower. Its flowers are similar to its close relative the Coconut Orchid, but not as fragrant. Long stems hold them away from the plant, so they don’t get lost in the leaves […]

October Orchid Events

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Orchid events span six continents in October. Don’t miss these opportunities to enjoy incredible flowers, take photos, buy plants, meet other orchid lovers, or learn from experts. October 4 – 15 Central California Orchid Society Show at the Big Fresno Fair, Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S. Chance Ave., Fresno, California October 5 – 6 Maitland & […]