January 9th Meeting at FARMINGTON

Wednesday, January 9th, meeting will be held at the FARMINGTON Senior Center located at 321 New Britain Avenue, Unionville, Connecticut.

Doors open at 6:30pm.

Guest Speaker: Cordelia Head of J & L Orchids

 Topic: “Growing Miniature Orchids at Home” – This program  will be entertaining and informative, suitable for the beginner and the long-time orchid grower. It will include tips and insights gathered over  years of growing and transporting orchids around the world. (Speaker bio is below.)

J & L Preorders: use the J & L website at https://jlorchids.com/, and if COS members prefer to pay in cash, they can use the money order option. The coupon code is “CTOS2019” for 20% off preorders, and use the “Connecticut Orchid Society talk” option for delivery.

Cordelia Head is one of three previous owners of J&L Orchids and is proud to be associated with the new owners, the Carreño family. Cordelia has been growing orchids for
more than forty years and is on many international orchid committees involving orchid conservation and orchid judging. She is an American Orchid Society accredited judge and served on the Awards Committee for several years.
 
Cordelia has been fortunate to travel extensively throughout Central and South America in search of orchids. She has discovered many new species and has three named for her. Cordelia has lectured both nationally and internationally including the World Orchid Conferences in Miami, France, Malaysia, Vancouver, Glasgow and many others.