April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$19.00
Orchids are prized for their brightly colored flowers and long bloom times.Their delicate looks, belie a resilient plant that can, with modest care, survive and re-bloom year after year. Learn simple techniques to keep your plant healthy. Emphasis is placed on the most common orchid for the home: the Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchid, but we will touch on a few other varieties. Cover how to select, environmental needs, approaches to care, pests, and repotting. Handout with additional sources for more information provided.
Paul Wood has been a lifetime gardener. He is a University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener and a Minnesota Tree Care Advisor. He is also a member of the Orchid Society of Minnesota. He has been actively caring for orchids in his home, with varying degrees of success, for the last 15 years. He currently tends 40 orchids.