Orchid Care 101

When February 12, 2019, 10:00 AM
Where McMillan Greenhouse, UNC Charlotte campus
Website https://gardens.uncc.edu/education/adult-classes-and-programs/hgs/
Speaker(s) Mary Duke, UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens orchid curator
Registration Details & Deadlines Register here.
Cost $35
Who is Invited General Public
Parking Details McMillan Greenhouse has five spaces directly outside in the handicapped parking lot. If these spaces are filled, please park in the visitor parking deck East 1

Learn how to succeed with orchids at home. Our orchid expert, Mary Duke, will introduce orchid basics including flower types and the growth conditions they need to thrive. Learn about orchid diversity then focus on 6 varieties of orchids and how to care for them in the home setting. She also will have the participants unpot, assess and repot a phalaenopsis from The Gardens that they will be able to take home with them. Participants may also bring in orchids that they own to be assessed. The class will conclude with a tour of the gardens' orchid collection during its finest display of the year.  Additional orchids will be available for purchase ranging from $10 - $50