Upcoming Meetings:

 Special Meeting: February 18th 2020

Canadian Mennonite University,
South Campus Conference Room
600 Shaftesbury Blvd.
(SW corner of Shaftesbury Blvd. and Grant Avenue)

Tom Mirenda of Papaikou, Hawaii
will speak on
The Big Island Orchid Scene!

Deemed the ’Orchid Isle’ there may be no other place on earth where orchids grow so well….Images from Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens, some  of the best orchid nurseries in the world and fantastic orchids growing happily outside in people’s gardens!

Tom has been growing orchids professionally for over 3 decades. Has travelled the world to find both wild and cultivated orchids, contributes two columns monthly for the AOS ORCHIDS magazine, recently co-authored “The Book of Orchids” with collaborators from Kew. Curated the orchid collection at the Smithsonian for 17 years as their Orchid Collection Specialist, producing annual educational exhibits for millions of visitors. Currently the Co-director of Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden on Hawaii Island.

Next Meeting: Febuary 23rd 2020

Canadian Mennonite University,
South Campus Conference Room
600 Shaftesbury Blvd.
(SW corner of Shaftesbury Blvd. and Grant Avenue)

Novice Meeting 1:00 pm
TBA

General Meeting 2:00 pm
Dr. Eva Pip
will speak on
Cymbidiums

Plant characteristics, natural and horticultural diversity in this genus, ethnobotanical and commercial uses, how to manage these magnificent plants in Manitoba, repotting, floral induction, viral, bacterial and fungal diseases, and common pests.

 

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Don’t forget the benefits with a Manitoba Orchid Society membership.

Members now receive the following discounts:

10% Shelmerdine Garden Center
10% LaCoste Garden Centre
10% St Mary’s  Nursery & Garden Centre
10% T&T Seeds 10% on orders over $50.00
10% Schriemer’s Greenhouses And Garden Centre
15% Village Garden Centre
10% Ready Set Grow Hydroponics
10% Ron Paul Garden Center

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