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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KOS at the Waterfront Botanical Garden

On November 10, 2019 the Kentucky Orchid Society presented “Introduction to Growing Orchids” at the new Graeser Family Education Center. The program was open to the public and provided attendees information on the culture requirements for four of the orchid genera that can be easily grown in the home environment: phalaenopsis, oncidium, cattleya and paphiopedilum.…

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