Coming Soon!—August 3, Date of the Annual Summer Workshop

This year’s Annual Summer Workshop, to be held Saturday, August 3, will focus on the topic “The Future of Paphiopedilum Orchids.” An all-day event from 8:30am to 4:30pm, the workshop will be held at our usual meeting place at First Christian Church, 1601 Sunset Boulevard in Houston.

Speakers include Thanh Nguyen of Springwater Orchids in Florida; Ross Hella, of Deerwood Orchids in Minnesota; and local Houston-area Paphiopedilum growers who will share their own tips.

In addition to the classes there will be AOS judging, plant sales, and an auction. Lunch is included in the $65/person registration fee. Please use the form below to register.

Workshop Agenda—
The Future of Paphiopedilum Orchids

8:30 amRegistration and social
9:00 amOpening remarks: Stephen Gallagher
9:05 amIntroduction of speakers: Rick Hepler
9:15–10:00 amSpeaker: Thanh Nguyen
10:00–10:15 amBreak
10:15–11:00 amSpeaker: Ross Hella
11:00–11:15 amBreak
11:15 am–1:15 pmLunch, AOS judging, silent auction, sales
1:15–2:00 pmSpeaker: Thanh Nguyen
2:00–2:15 pmBreak
2:15–3:00 pmSpeaker: Ross Hella
3:10 pmSilent auction ends
3:20–4:00 pmPaphiopedilum culture panel discussion/questions

AOS judging will be held during lunch, and a Friday night social will take place at around 6pm. Registrants will receive an email with more information.

You may register for the workshop using a credit or debit card by scrolling down. If you prefer to pay at the workshop, please send an email to Stephen Gallagher with your intention to attend so that we have an accurate head count for lunch.