Instructor: Dr. Martin Motes
This is perfect timing for Vanda consumers to learn about these gorgeous orchids. South Florida will have numerous orchid shows and sales during the upcoming months and here is your chance to hone your knowledge. Learn from this expert Vanda grower whose book, Florida Vanda Growing: Month by Month, will be available during the class. Dr. Motes will introduce students to Vanda culture: basic care, watering, feeding, light and air requirements all on a month by month schedule. During the Sunday field trip (which will be held at a commercial Vanda grower's nursery) students will have a hands-on potting and basketing session which will also include grooming and displaying techniques, an overview of tools, tricks and gadgets, and a tour of the nursery and landscape. All students will go home with two orchids (a $25 value), Just in time to get that special someone an orchid for Valentine's Day!
Wednesday, February 4 (one session)
Field Trip: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 8