Dendrobium grown by and photo by C. Crowley
Welcome to Mid-Lakes Orchid Society!
Our next meeting is:
January 8th, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Meetings are held at the :
Employee Wellness Center
201 East Dixie Ave., Leesburg, FL
The Employee Wellness Center is located at the corner of Dixie and Canal. Enter the back of the building on Canal (By the Ball Park entrance). You will see the Marina Sign on the corner.
January 8th Meeting
The speaker for out January meeting will be Phillip Hamilton of Brendren Orchids. Brendren Orchids has an online Ebay presence with many beautiful orchids. Mr. Hamilton will have orchids for sale at the meeting. Be sure to be prepared to add some new orchids to your collection.
Phillip was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and grew up in the orchid business, collecting orchids as a young boy. His parents own Hamlyn Orchid LTD., a major orchid business on the island. After attending his first major orchid show he became inspired to become more involved in orchid breeding, growing and exhibiting. He left Jamaica at the age of 18 to pursue a college education and received both his Undergraduate and Masters Degrees from the University of Florida, Gainesville in Environmental Horticulture. He began the American Orchid Society Judging Training Program at age 18 and is now an AOS Certified Judge.
He will have a lot of great information for everyone so come get some education and fellowship to start the new year off right. See you at the January meeting.
MID-LAKES ORCHID SOCIETY
A not-for-profit Organization of Orchid Lovers and Growers in the heart of Central Florida.