Snack Service

Your turn to bring something savory or sweet to the meeting.

If you are unable to be at the meeting, please contact Jean Duncan and let her know.


Sylvia Harmon,  Joan Sietsma,   Rose Stasny


Kris Perry,   Craig Silipo,   Maryanne Hazen

A Potpurri of Orchid Facts

   A POTPOURRI OF ORCHID FACTS – From “Growing Orchids is Fun”

  • Orchid plants are still useful in many crafts and trades. Gum from Ansellia gigantea is used to cement stones and wood together.
  • Vanilla is the most productive orchid today that is still being used throughout the world commercially.
  • Cypripedium acaule is known as the love tonic.  

Tasks for October

  TASKS FOR OCTOBER – From Martin Motes 

  • Space plants to increase air circulation. 
  • Water as early as possible in the day. 
  • Move Himalayan dendrobiums, catasetums, calanthes and other seasonally dormant plants to dry bright locations.
  • Reduce general fertilizer.
  • Apply extra magnesium and potassium. 

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