AOS 3rd Orchid Culture Day

Russ Vernon, Peter T. Lin, Ron McHatton, Tom Mirenda
Sunday, December 4th, 2022
11 AM - 4 PM EST EST
Topics include Dendrobium Species and their Culture, Oncidium: Concern, Confusion and Culture, Effective Pest Management, How Habitat Informs Culture: Lessons Learned from a World Traveler.


The AOS is proud to announce its 3rd annual Orchid Culture Day! 

We are delighted to have the following speakers for this ONLINE event:

  • Peter T. Lin, noted breeder and AOS judge, speaking on Dendrobium Species and their Culture
  • Russ Vernon, AOS judge and Trustee, also noted breeder speaking on Oncidium: Concern, Confusion and Culture
  • Ron McHatton, PhD. AOS Chief Science and Education Officer and AOS judge, speaking via recorded program on Effective Pest Management
  • Tom Mirenda, AOS judge and Trustee, speaking on How Habitat Informs Culture: Lessons Learned from a World Traveler

Come with your coffee and snacks! Enjoy a day with these delightful speakers and learn lots about these topics, history, hybridizing, and of course CULTURE!  Attend this virtual event from wherever you are.

Schedule (Eastern Standard Time):

11:00 - 11:45 am Russ Vernon.  Q & A 11:45 - Noon  
Noon - 12:15 pm Coffee Break
12:15 - 1:00 pm  Peter T. Lin  Q & A  1:00 - 1:15 pm
1:15 - 1:30 pm, Refreshment break
1:30 - 2:15 pm Ron McHatton (pre-recorded)  2:15 - 2:30 pm.  We will take questions for Ron to answer later
2:30 - 2:45 pm Refreshment break
2:45 - 3:30 pm Tom Mirenda  Q & A 3:30 - 3:45 pm
3:45 - 4:00 pm We will be spinning the Wheel of Orchid Fortune for prizes!

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