The Connecticut Orchid Society will hold its own American Orchid Society sanctioned orchid show on Saturday, March 30 (10am-5pm) and Sunday, March 31 (10am-4pm). The location is the Bristol Senior Center at 240 Stafford Avenue, in Bristol, Connecticut. Early admission/entry is available for photographers on Sunday, March 31 (9-10am). Plants for your shopping pleasure are available from the following vendors: Andy’s Orchids, Carmela Orchids, Ecuagenera, Main Street Orchids, Daffodils and More. Educational and potting materials will also be available.
The show theme is ‘Spring into Orchids’ and attendees will have the opportunity to purchase plants from orchid vendors, attend informative lectures on orchid growing, and enjoy the beautiful bounty of orchid displays on hand.
Please note instructions below for pre-orders from vendors:
*Ecuagenera- Anyone wanting to pre-order plants for delivery at our show from Ecuagenera should place their order by MARCH 15th and it should be side marked for delivery at the Connecticut Orchid Society Show. http://www.ecuagenera.com
*Andy’s Orchids- 10% discount for pre-orders. Cut-off for pre-order is MARCH 15th. Make sure to note the order is a pre-order to be picked up at the COS show March 30-31. To place pre-order, put your order in the “Basket” on Andy’s website at www.andysorchids.com, then copy and paste the “Basket” to Word and email it to Andy@andysorchids.com.
*Daffodils & More- Pre-order cutoff date is March 15th .http:// www.daffodilsandmore.com. Contact is David Burdock at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Workshops and Lectures:
12pm Workshop: Basic Potting
2pm Lecture: “Orchid Genetics: The Evolution of a Family” presented by Will Wilson
Sunday Events and Workshops:
11am Tour: Explore all the unique orchids in the many displays
1pm Workshop: Basic Orchid Growing
1pm Lecture: “Up and Away Growing Tillandsias and Orchids”