Join us for a fun, informative presentation by Barb Schmidt that delves into the origins of our love for orchids, how orchids grow in their native environments, and how to care for orchids in our homes. It provides fun facts and orchid care tips to pique the interest of experienced orchid collectors, as well as beginners.
Barb Schmidt published her first book, Orchid Care: For the Beginner, in 2016. She has a bachelor of science degree in biology and chemistry and a teaching certificate in secondary science. She’s has been raising orchids for over 14 years and is a member of the American Orchid Society’s (AOS) Education Committee and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). Her orchids have won a variety of awards, including first place ribbons at the Philadelphia Flower Show. She maintains a website, www.basorchidcare.com, which provides orchid care information.
This event is free, but space is limited. RSVP at: uclabotanical.eventbrite.com