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*** ATTENTION ***
***IMPORTANT***
Save the Date
Where: Dearborn Markets
Route 35 (South) Holmdel, NJ
When: Feb 11-14, 2016
Thurs., Fri., Sat., 9 AM - 6 PM
Sun., 9 AM - 4:30 PM
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Next Meeting

Tuesday Feb. 16 *

* NOTE the meeting is moved to the 3rd Tuesday this month. 


Speaker Topic: 

Ten Orchids to have in your collection


Greg Griffis

Speaker Bio Greg Griffis first became aware of orchids in 2009. He first heard about them through a college friend, who had always admired orchids. Studying at West Chester University, from which he graduated with a degree in Music Education, put him in close proximity to Longwood Gardens. He attended the 2010 Longwood Orchid Show where he purchased his first orchid. One plant quickly became twenty or so, and before long he was hooked. In 2010 he visited Parkside Orchid Nursery for the first time, and by Summer 2011 he was working part time for Tom Purviance and John Salventi. He studied under their tutelage while working for them, and when they sold the nursery in 2012, he was hired by the new owners as the Grower and Manager of Parkside Orchid Nursery. He managed Parkside for one year, before leaving to grow orchids in Hawaii. He worked for Hilo Orchid Farm for more than a year, spending a large amount of time working with Paphiopedilum, as well as Intergeneric Oncidiinae and Miltoniopsis. At the beginning of 2015 Greg began working as the orchid grower at Longwood Gardens, where he remains today. 

 

Selling Plants at Meeting:  

Speaker will not. Members can bring plants.



Doors open at 7 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm
 
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332 Hance Ave
Tinton Falls NJ 07724

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