Encinitas CA— The most highly coveted of ornamental plants, the orchid, takes center stage at San Diego Botanic Garden’s Orchid Clinic on Saturday, October 3rd from 10 am – 2 pm. Learn how to select, grow and care for your orchids from local, expert orchid growers who will impart valuable and easy-to-use information. Local orchid vendors will be on hand selling orchids and also available to answer your questions.
10 am: Dave Hoffmaster, San Diego County Orchid Society
“How to Grow, Maintain and Re-bloom your Phalaenopsis Orchid”
11 am: Walt Meier, San Diego County Cymbidium Society
“Growing and Blooming Cymbidium Orchids”
1 pm: Alex Nadzan, Palomar Orchid Society
“Growing Cattleya Orchids Outdoors in Southern California”
2 pm: Nico Goosens, Lico Orchids and Flowers,
“How to Re-bloom Your Orchid”
Cost: Free with paid admission or Garden membership. Free for American Orchid Society Members and Southern California Society Members (must show card at Welcome Center).
Public is welcome to shop the orchid sale.
About San Diego Botanic Garden
The San Diego Botanic Garden is a beautiful garden oasis nestled on 37-acres in the midst of Encinitas. Visitors enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild Southern California climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a wide variety of micro-climates giving visitors the sensation of strolling through a tropical rainforest to hiking in the high-desert. Four miles of trails wind through 29 uniquely themed gardens including the nationally-acclaimed Hamilton Children’s Garden.