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2012 Three-part Growing and Maintaining Orchids Program Dates

Classes start at 7:00 p.m. and run to 9:00 p.m.

$25 materials fee for all three classes - due the first meeting

Contact info: AnnArborOrchids@aol.com

Classes conducted by Alex Challis

March 6, 2012 Introduction to orchids; various types; their ecology and its relation to indoor or greenhouse growing; pollination mechanisms and early to modern hybridization; flower and plant morphology.

March 13, 2012

Culture of the most popular types: Cattleya, Dendrobium, Phalaenopsis, etc.; orchid growing media; water, fertilizer, light, and temperature; pests and diseases and their control with various methods.
March 20, 2012 Potting orchids: hands-on training in potting or mounting orchids; selection of pots and media; pruning; and dividing. Each participant will take home four different types of orchids.

Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Category: Adult Education
Date: 3/6/2012

Time: 7 pm to 9 pm 

 
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