August 5 Monthly Meeting

The Aug. 5 program on “Growing Novelty Phals” (phalaenopsis) will be presented by Peter Lin of Big Leaf Orchids, Southlake, TX. Peter has been growing orchids for over 30 years, beginning in Taiwan at the age of 10. After working in the IT industry for 12 years, he expanded his collection, began hybridizing and established a family owned mail-order operation. Big Leaf Orchids specializes in Phalaenopsis with emphasis on novelties, including flowers that are fragrant, waxy and multi-colored.

Orchids 101 will be led by Kathi in the greenhouse at 2pm before the main metting.