Calendar of Events
June 1, IPA SE Region Summer Meeting, Signal Mountain, TN.
August 9 & 10, IPA 19th Symposium, Austin, TX. More Info
June 1, 2013
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Lines Orchids, Signal Mountain, TN
9 AM – 3:30 PM
9 AM – Greenhouses Open – Hospitality and Plant Sales
10 AM – Announcements and 1st Speaker (at Walden Town Center across highway)
Rick is a long-time member of the Orchid Society of Middle Tennessee in Nashville. Recently he wrote and had published an article in the March 2013 AOS Orchids Journal entitled “What do Orchids Eat?“ Rick will bring us his latest findings and share with us the need for the right nutrients to feed your orchids and the amazing results when you do.
11:30 AM – Lunch on your own – Options include Bar-B-Que, Mexican and Chinese. Information provided.
1 PM – 2nd Speaker
“Stop and Smell the Phals: The Art of Colorful Backyard Breeding”
Mike lives near Asheville, NC and is considered to be a backyard breeder of novelty Phalaenopsis. His recent successes and numerous AOS awards speak to his detailed eye to breed quality novelty Phalaenopsis, most of which are fragrant. Mike’s pictures of his creations will definitely impress all Phalie lovers.
2:30 PM – Auction to benefit the IPA and Region 12 (at Lines Orchids)
(Please bring selected divisions, keikis, mericlones and selected plants to donate to the auction.)
3:30 PM – Meeting ends. Have a safe trip home!
Our thanks to
Joan McAndless and the staff of Lines Orchids
for hosting our meeting!
Stones River Orchids
9373 Clovercroft Road
Franklin, TN 37067
21st World Orchid Conference
Provisionally awarded to Pretoria, South Africa
For specific details on the dates and times of lectures, luncheons and other IPA events and the Annual and Semi Annual meetings and Symposiums, contact IPA First Vice President Carlos Fighetti, 787 708 0669.