cancelled - The Eastern Iowa Orchid Society in cooperation with the Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce: The Sixth Annual Eastern Iowa Orchid Show and Sale on October 21 & 22, 2017, at the Noelridge Park Greenhouse, 4900 Council Street NE, Cedar Rapids. Noelridge Greenhouse’s orchid collection has won several national awards and several of their plants should be in full bloom for the show. In addition, 8 regional orchid societies will be displaying over 500 orchids of different varieties. Three Chicago area vendors will have orchids for sale. Exhibits of orchid related collectables, lectures on orchid culture, and an Open Exhibition Table where anyone can show their own blooming orchid (prior registration required) will be present. The show is free to the public, family friendly, handicapped accessible, and should be a great weekend outing! (10 – 5, Sat. Oct 21; 10 – 4, Sun. Oct 22).
Henry County Master Gardeners present their 10th Annual Spring Symposium on March 5, 2016. The Spring Symposium offers something for every gardener, with a wide variety of workshops. Space is limited so send in your registration complete with payment to get signed up! firstname.lastname@example.org
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Are you an aspiring orchid grower? Come to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden for this beginner’s workshop to become familiarized with the orchid family and how to maintain and propagate healthy orchids. Participants will receive their own orchid to start their collection. Learn more here: www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/events-programs/calendar-events/248-orchids-for-beginners/
Orchids for Beginners
Are you an aspiring orchid grower? Start with the basics at this beginner’s workshop to become familiarized with the orchid family and how to maintain and propagate healthy orchids. Participants will receive their own orchid to start their collection.
Members $40, Nonmembers $45
The EASTERN IOWA ORCHID SHOW for 2019 will be held at the ELKS LODGE Hall: 801 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa on October 26-27, 2019. http://easterniowaorchidsociety.org/index_files/Show.htm
The show will feature orchid displays and orchid related crafts by exhibitors from around the Midwest plus blooming orchids for sale by several regional vendors. Put this on your calendar. We will again have a Halloween theme, Orchids Are a Scream ‘2’! The show is FREE and open to the public.
Are you an aspiring orchid grower? This beginner’s workshop will familiarize you with the orchid family and teach you how to maintain and propagate healthy plants. You will receive your own orchid to start your collection.
On Tuesday Februray 25th, Jim Pyrzynski will give a presentation on Orchids. Jim is a member of the Greater Omaha Orchid Society. He will talk about what orchids are and tell us about the many types. Jim will give us some advise and hints on growing and taking care of your orchids. This seminar will be held in the conference room of the ISU Mills County Extension and Outreach, located on the Mills County Fairgrounds, Malvern, IA. No pre-registration is required. There is a small fee of $2.00 to help cover the cost. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/mills/news/spring-spring-master-gardener-seminar-series-2