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Orchid Care Basics 10am

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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 as our Orchid Greenhouses.

Join our orchid curator, Jose Exposito, and his team of orchid care experts on the historic Bonnet House Estate for orchid cultivation classes.  Jose is the 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 members / $35 non-members (all sales are final and non-refundable)

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August Orchid Care Classes At Bonnet House

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Are you new to growing or caring for orchids? Or are you an experienced grower looking to hone your skills? Either way, Bonnet House offers a variety of interesting classes that cover both the basics of orchid care and more advanced techniques. These classes will be taught by our Orchid Curator, Jose Exposito, and his fantastic team of orchid care experts on staff at Bonnet House. These classes are extremely popular here at Bonnet House, and they even include guided tours of our Orchid Display House and Greenhouses.

Our Orchid Care Basics class will take place on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and again from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. In this class, students will be introduced to the various types of
orchids and will learn how to select the best locations for growing. Students will also be given instructions regarding basic cultivation techniques, including watering and fertilization techniques. For more information about this class, and to register, click here.

To learn about more advanced orchid care techniques, our more intermediate classes will take place on Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and again from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. These classes will cover all aspects of transplanting orchids, with a special emphasis on the techniques and uses of different materials including cork, driftwood, plaques, baskets, and more. Proper sterilization of tools will also be discussed in order to limit the spread of potential viruses to your collection. To learn more about this class, and to register, click here.

Regardless of your knowledge of orchid care techniques, we hope to see you at our upcoming orchid classes this August. These classes are very popular and will fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot today!