Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

June on George

Up to now, I just knew George as the man who took pride in his orchids. Every month it was a joy to see him introduce his beautiful orchids that one could see he had a passion for growing. It …
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Optimizing Orchid Photos

By Fern Gavelek To get the best close up shot of several blossoms on a stem, frame your photo so only one or two flowers are your main subjects. Notice how these two cattleyas are positioned in the frame so …
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Glen Barfield’s Oncidium Wisdom

The focus of Glen Barfield’s talk at our March meeting was on his breeding programs at the Okika nursery of OrchidWorks. His company is the largest producer of orchid plugs on the Big Island. They generally grow plants for big-box-store …
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Tips on Mounting and Growing Nobile Dendrobiums

Mahalo to Ellen for providing this information in the minutes from the February meeting. Tips from Grace: You can take the older stems and lay them flat onto sphagnum moss and they will start shooting and rooting, or you can …
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