April 2020 “Virtual” Show and Tell

Since the Covid-19 pandemic has eliminated our April monthly meeting, members have generously shared photos of their blooming orchids so we could present a “virtual” Show and Tell. Enjoy! Anne-Marie Blancquaret-Bruyninckx Bulbo. bicolor (4) The numerals at the end of each entry represent the number of points each plant was awarded, based upon the category…

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Using Gutter Guard to Mount Orchids

By Anne-Marie Blancquaert (Feb. 2020) My search for the right mounting skeleton, one that would not deteriorate quickly, that would be easy to use, economical, versatile; started when I acquired a Vandachostylis at the Cincinnati Fall Orchid show last year. (Fig. 1) At the time I had no idea what this black plastic mesh was.…

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KOS at the 2020 Home Garden and Remodeling Show

On February 28 to March 1, 2020, the Kentucky Orchid Society staffed a booth at the Home and Garden Show from which we sold orchids, potting material, books and pots. For three full days, we educated a large number of visitors about the wonder of orchids by one on one discussion, formal presentations and small…

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KOS at The Greater Cincinnatti Spring Orchid Show

The last weekend in February was a very busy time for the Kentucky Orchid Society. Not only did we staff a booth at the Home and Garden Show, but we also set up a display in the GCOS. Gloria Teague and Carla Cates designed a beautiful display which contained 16 plants from seven KOS members.…

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