Orchid Care – Diagnosing Pests & Diseases

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Insects and viruses can destroy an orchid collection.  In this class, students who have a basic understanding of orchid care will learn how to identify pest problems and diseases, how to intervene, and given an overview of possible treatment solutions including the proper use of chemicals and households products that can help with orchid pets and diseases.  Each class is followed by a guided tour of our Orchid Display House as well our Orchid Greenhouses.

Join our orchid curator, Jose Exposito, and his team of orchid care experts on the historic Bonnet House Estate for three key orchid cultivation classes.  Jose is  founder of Soroa Orchids, senior judge of the American Orchid Society, world renowned speaker including World Orchid Conferences in Brazil and Malaysia. He has been featured in Orchids Magazine, Vogue, Martha Stewart Show and many other National and International publications.

$30 Member/$35 Non -Member. All class registrations are final and non-refundable.

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Orchid Care – Repotting & Mounting

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This class will cover all aspects of transplanting with emphasis on techniques and the use of different materials including cork, driftwood, plaques, baskets and mounting on trees. Proper sterilization of tools will also be discussed in order to limit spread of virus to your collection.  Each class is followed by a guided tour of our Orchid Display House as well our Orchid Greenhouses.

Join our orchid curator, Jose Exposito, and his team of orchid care experts on the historic Bonnet House Estate for three key orchid cultivation classes.  Jose is  founder of Soroa Orchids, senior judge of the American Orchid Society, world renowned speaker including World Orchid Conferences in Brazil and Malaysia. He has been featured in Orchids Magazine, Vogue, Martha Stewart Show and many other National and International publications.

$30 Member/$35 Non -Member. All class registrations are final and non-refundable.

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Orchid Care Basics

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Welcome to orchids 101!  Students will be introduced to the various types of orchids, selection of best locations for growing, and provided an introduction to basic cultivation techniques including watering and fertilization techniques.  Each class is followed by a guided tour of our Orchid Display House as well our Orchid Greenhouses.

Join our  orchid curator, Jose Exposito, and his team of orchid care experts on the historic Bonnet House Estate for three key orchid cultivation classes.  Jose is  founder of Soroa Orchids, senior judge of the American Orchid Society, world renowned speaker including World Orchid Conferences in Brazil and Malaysia. He has been featured in Orchids Magazine, Vogue, Martha Stewart Show and many other National and International publications.

$30 Member/$35 Non -Member. All class registrations are final and non-refundable.

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Orchid Care Classes at Bonnet House

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Orchid Care Classes Resume July 28 at Bonnet House

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens will be offering its orchid care classes once again beginning Saturday, July 28th in the lovely air-conditioned Island Theater. Learn how to care for your orchids on the beautiful Bonnet House Estate . Join our  new orchid curator, Jose Exposito, and his team of orchid care experts on the historic Bonnet House Estate for three key orchid cultivation classes.  Jose is  founder of Soroa Orchids, senior judge of the American Orchid Society, world renowned speaker including World Orchid Conferences in Brazil and Malaysia. He has been featured in Orchids Magazine, Vogue, Martha Stewart Show and many other National and International publications.  Each class is followed by a guided tour of our Orchid Display House as well our Orchid Greenhouses.

All classes take place on Saturdays. The schedule is as follows:

Orchid Basics – July 28, 2018, 10am – 12pm

Orchid Repotting & Mounting – August 4, 2018, 10am – 12pm

Diagnosing Pests & Diseases – August 11, 2018, 10am – 12pm

The cost of each class is $30 for members and $35 for non-members.
To register, visit https://www.bonnethouse.org/events/category/adult-classes/list/ or contact Linda Schaller at [email protected] or (954) 703-2606.

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