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Date:
January 31, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location:
Menlo Park Library
Address:
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact:
650-330-2501
Email:
Cost:
FREE
ADA:
Yes

Orchid
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The Orchid Whisperer

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Author Bruce Rogers will share expert tips from more than three decades of breeding and growing orchids.

Join us
  • Expand your orchid knowledge
  • Learn how to buy the best orchids
  • Get care and maintenance tips
  • Discover how to bring lagging plants back to good health
  • Refreshments will be served

If you have an orchid you'd like Bruce to examine, bring it along to the event!  Bruce will give specific advice, as time allows.

No reservation is necessary to attend.

About Bruce Rogers
Bruce Rogers has been growing, hybridizing, and decorating with orchids for over 30 years. He began his professional career in the late 1970s when the City of Atlanta Parks Department hired him to work with its orchids in the greenhouses in Piedmont Park. Returning to San Francisco, he was hired by the Rod McLellen Company as the head grower for the boarding department and to hybridize Vandas. In the early 1980s he left to start Bruce Rogers Orchids, an orchid consulting and management company based in San Francisco. In 2002 Bruce joined Terry Root of The Orchid Zone and co-founded OzGardens, a business devoted exclusively to hybridizing and growing Sobralias. Bruce’s passion for orchids has made him one of the foremost authorities on orchid landscaping–the designing and creating of garden environments where orchids are integrated as a primary focus. Bruce is a frequent guest lecturer. He is on the Advisory Council at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers and is the Ambassador for the San Francisco Orchid Society.

This free event is made possible thanks to the Menlo Park Friends of the Library.