Co-hosted by the New Hampshire Orchid Society
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Bedford Old Town Hall, 3 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH
PLEASE NOTE: Early NHOS registrations are needed by Friday, August 31st, to assure plentiful food & chairs for all!
|10:00 – 10:45am||Sales Tables Open for Early Birds plus light morning refreshments|
|10:45 – 11:30am||Carri Raven-Riemann: The Amazing Abundance of “Orchid Land” in Taiwan|
|11:30 - Noon||Mini Auction (to raise funds for future meetings)|
|Noon – 1:00pm||Lunch Break, Review of Show Table & Business Meeting (Sales Tables open)|
|1:00 – 1:45pm||Peter Lin: The Ultimate in Phabulous Phalaenopsis Novelty Breeding|
|1:45 - 2:15pm||Roundtable Culture Discussion (time permitting)|
|2:15 - 2:30pm||Last chance at Sales Tables|
In conjunction with the usual September New Hampshire Orchid Society meeting, IPA is pleased to present its 8th Annual “Focus On Phals” day. This special event will include two presentations, a culture round table and a mini-auction of select plants, plus a review of the always-abundant NHOS show table.
Our special guest speaker this year will be Mike Mims, a well-known boutique hybridizer, to share his secrets of growing novelty Phalaenopsis to their ultimate. Mike has been the recipient of numerous AOS awards to his novelty Phalaenopsis, including a highly coveted FCC/AOS ! He will be bringing a great selection of seedlings for sale from his trend-setting breeding program. Carri Raven-Riemann of the orchidPhile, Past IPA President & current Regional Director, will share with everyone the absolute newest in cutting-edge breeding as seen at the Taiwan 2018 TIOS Show & will touch on Taiwan’s new approach to Ribbon & Medal Judging in preparation for the amazing 2020 WOC in Taiwan.
The Registration Fee of $12 for NON-NHOS members just covers the cost of light morning refreshments & a generous lunch buffet. We invite all orchidists, IPA members & non-members alike, to join us for this very special “Focus on Phals” event. IPA-Invited Vendors will be: Mike Mims, the orchidPhile and Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies.