Dendrobium specialist Leonard Gines was on hand at the Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club monthly meeting on April 9 to discuss all things dendrobium. Dendrobium is a huge genus or orchids, containing about 1,200 species. Gines began his talk by explaining …
We all know that orchids are beautiful, but what really sets one apart from the others?
Walter Scheeren, a judge for the American Orchid Society as well as an avid orchid grower, stopped by the Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club meeting on July 10 to offer a few helpful tips on preparing orchids for exhibition.
“In general, it doesn’t matter what kind of orchid it is … worry about the roots,” Scheeren said. “If you have good roots, you will have a good plant.”
Roy Tokunaga of H&R Nurseries in Waimanalo on Oahu will be the guest speaker at KDOC’s monthly meeting on June 12. In addition to his duties at the world renowned H&R, Roy is a long time member of the Honolulu Orchid Society and an accredited American Orchid Society judge.