The New Hampshire
Orchid Society

2017 These Are a Few of My Favorite Things 

Complete Show Information


1:00 pm
(approximate starting time)

AOS Judging

Judges from the American Orchid Society will decide if any plants from our show qualify for AOS awards.
Orchid judging is open to the public.


10:30 a.m.

"Ask the Experts"

A panel of growers and vendors for a relaxed round table of questions and answers to help you grow better orchids


"Orchid Diversity

This overview of the orchid family offers information for beginners or groups uninitiated with orchids. It explores the diversity of color, form, pollination and survival strategy, habitat divergence, and evolutionary theory.

Presented by Tom Mirenda, Orchid Collection Specialist at the Smithsonian Institution

1:30 p.m.

"Basics of Orchid Care and Repotting"

Learn how to properly care for your orchids from one of our expert orchid growers.

Presented by NHOS member Chuck Crisler

3:00 p.m.

"World Orchid Conference in Ecuador!"

Come learn about the World Orchid Conference scheduled for November 2017 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.  Receive detailed information about the Conference and pre- and post-conference field trip options along with images showing the scope of the events
and exhibits, and orchids "in situ."

Presented by Alex Portilla from Equagenera
and NHOS member Jean Stefanik


11:00 a.m.

"Orchid Hunting in Costa Rica

A journalistic travelogue type view of my orchid journeys in Costa Rica highlights habitats of several orchid species, giving great insight into how to grow them.

Presented by Tom Mirenda, Orchid Collection Specialist at the Smithsonian Institution

12:30 p.m.

"Native Orchids of Northeastern United States and Canada"

The presentation will focus on both the beautiful - common and rare species of our area - with an emphasis on conservation and cultivation.

presented by NHOS member George Newman

2:00 p.m.

"How to Grow Paphiopedilums"

A talk on growing and repotting Paphs with a demonstration showing how to divide and repot this popular orchid.

Presented by Bob Cleveland owner of Bob Cleveland Orchids

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