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Monthly DOS Meeting

Lowry Center

DATE: November 10, 2020
LOCATION: Lowry Conference Center
1061 Akron Way, Bldg. 697
Room 200B
Denver, CO 80230
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“This month the Denver Orchid Society has the pleasure of hosting Peter T Lin from Diamond Orchids of S. California. Peter will be presenting his talk on:  The 3 A’s of the Orchid World:  Angraecum, Aerangis and Aeranthes.  This fast-paced PowerPoint presentation will showcase 3 of the main genera in the Angraecoid family of Orchids, as well as some of the lesser genera.  Peter started growing orchids over 35 years ago and is an accredited judge with the American Orchid Society and a hybridizer of mini-catts. Peter likes to specialize in miniature orchids, both species and hybrids, and has received numerous AOS awards.  His other interests in orchids include Dendrobiums, Angraecoids, and Neofinetias.  He maintains a collection of a thousand or more orchids at his home in Southern California in 3 small greenhouses, as well as in the house under fluorescent lights.

Peter will be accepting orders that he will ship to members.  All orders qualify for a 10% discount.  You can review his catalog on his website:  www.diamondorchids.com 

Please contact Peter by email: lin.petert@yahoo.com or cell:  909-573-6751 “

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Visitors are welcome to participate at regular meetings.

Meeting General Information
The Denver Orchid Society meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, with the exception of a summer break in July and August. Visitors are always welcome! Our meetings include a short business discussion, an informal Show-and-Tell, an expert speaker orchid presentation, and the sale of orchid plants.

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2020 Meeting Schedule

  • January 13 — Mark Van Der Woerd
  • February 11 — Dave Haelterman
  • March 10 — Plant Study and Grow Competition
  • April 14 — LED Lighting Presentation
  • May 12 — Ron Parsons-Miniature Orchids
  • June 9 — NO MEETING; Lowry Construction
  • July — NO MEETING-Summer Break
  • August — Summer Event & BBQ/Pot Luck
  • September 8 — Daryl – Tezula Orchids
  • October 13 — Graham – Lehua Orchids
  • November 10 — Member Grow Space Presentations
  • December  — Pot Luck/Auction

 Pictures from our 2019 Spring Show

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 Rocky Mountain Judging Center Sessions

Phragmapedium
2019 RMJC Schedule
General Information

Judging sessions are open to all orchid growers and are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Colorado Federation-Garden Clubs building, 1556 Emerson Street in Denver. Off-street parking is available. Centrally located just north of Colfax, this location is close to Denver Botanic Gardens. Everyone is welcome, so try to attend at least once. Bring your best plants and stay a while. It is a great educational experience.
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Typical Session

6:00 p.m. – Judges training
6:30 p.m. – Plant registration
7:00 p.m. – Judging begins (except during the DOS annual show in which case judging starts the morning before the show opens to the public.)