Speaker Archive


Monthly Meetings 2017

January – No meeting – 2017 SOS Show held at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium

February 6 – Repotting – Roy Krueger & Denny Pavlock at Sarasota Garden Club

Monthly Meetings 2016

January – No Meeting – 2016 SOS Orchid Expo held at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium

February 1 – Orchids 101 – Roy Krueger

March 7  – Bulbophyllum Genus Introduction – Monroe Kokin

April 4 – Update on Orchid Research Project in Bhutan – Stig Dalström

May 2 – Repotting and Dividing Orchids – Roy Kreuger

June 6 – Breeding Trends in Small and Mini Cattleyas – Fred Clarke

July 4 – No Meeting

August 1 – Unusual Species the Cattleya Grower Can Grow – Alan Koch

September 5 – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Orchid Tags – Jim Roberts

October 3 – Dendrobium Species, Hybrids, & Culture – Roy Tokunaga

November 7 – Growing Dendrobiums – Mac Rivenbark

December 5 – Holiday Party at Marie Selby Gardens

Monthly Meetings 2015

January – No Meeting – 2015 SOS Orchid Show held at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium

February 6 – Learning to Repot Our Orchids – Led by various SOS Members

March 2 Diamond Orchids – Peter T. Lin

April 6 – “Wild Orchid Man Journey to Machu Picchu” Film – Stig Dalström and Darryl Saffer

May 4 – Insects, Pests and Critters in Your Orchid Collection – Roy Krueger

June 1 –  Mounted Orchids and Basket Culture – Mike Polen, Art Stone Orchids

July 6 Habeniara Genus – Keith Emig, Winter Haven Orchids

September 7 – No meeting

October 5 – New Earth Orchids – Ron Midgett

November 2 – Roots, Its All about Roots: A complete discussion about the very special nature of orchid roots and how caring for them –  John Salventi 

December 7 – Holiday Party at Sarasota Garden Club

Monthly Meetings 2014

January 6 – “Wild Orchid Man In The Land Of The White Bear” Film – Stig Dalström and Darryl Saffer

February 3The Genus Laelia in Brazil, A Country Tour – Francisco Miranda, Miranda Orchids, Haines City, FL

March 3 – Rip ‘N Tear; Learning to Repot Our Orchids – Led by various SOS Members

April 7Backyard Orchid Growing – Ken & Judy Russ, Port St. Lucie Orchid Society 

May 5Grower, Know Yourself – Roy Krueger

June 2Movin’ Time. A New Home for Your Orchids; Mounting/Repotting – Led by various SOS Members

July 7 – Orchid Hybridization – Jim Roberts, Florida SunCoast Orchids

August 4 – A Pictorial Journey through Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia – Monroe Kokin

Sept 1 – Cattleya Alliances – Alan Koch – Gold County Orchids

October 6- Australian Dendrobiums – Fred Clarke – Sunset Valley Orchids

November 3 – African Orchids – Guillermo Salazar

December 1 – Holiday Party at Sarasota Garden Club

Monthly Meetings 2013

January 7 – No Meeting Orchid Show

February 4Schomburgkia (Myrmecophila) Orchids – Rafael Romero Plantio la Orquidea

March 4 – Orchid Fragrances – Harold (Hall) Hills, Ph.D

April 1Broughtonias and Their Relatives – Philip Hamilton

May 6 – A Pictorial Visit to Bob Scully’s Greenhouses – Bob Scully

June 3 Paphiopedilums – Thanh Nguyen

July 1 –  Brazilian Miltonias & Toulmnias – Brian Monk 

August 5How to Fertilize your Orchids – Jim Roberts and Roy Krueger

Sept 2 – Labor Day Picnic – Marie Selby Gardens

October 7 – Recent Trip to Thailand – Monroe Kokin

November 4 – Preparing Your Plants for AOS Shows – Michael Polen

December 2 – Annual Holiday Dinner and Orchid Auction

Monthly Meetings 2012

January 2 – No Meeting; Orchid Show

February 6 –  Growing Orchids in SW Florida – Monroe Kokin

March 6  – Summertime and the Growin’ is Easy – Jim Roberts

April 2 – Repotting Orchids – A hands on session.

May 7 – Sex, Lies, and Orchids: Looking into the Beauty, Exoticism, and Conservation of Dwarf Orchids in the Brazilian Rainforest – Dr. Antonio Toscano

June 4 – General (Commercial) Orchid Culture: The Secret Tricks of the Trade – Tom Aaron, Green Earth Nursery & Landscaping Jacksonville Florida

July 2 – No Meeting

August 6 – Orchid Mounting Demonstration

Sept 3 Tokyo Dome Show – Michael Sinn

October 1 – Cattleyas – Fred Clarke

November 5 –  Intro to Philippine Orchid Species – Mac Rivenbark

December 3 – Holiday Party & Auction by Bill Nunez

Monthly Meetings 2011

March 7 –  Growing Paphiopedillums – Keith Emig, Winter Haven Orchid Nursery

April 4 – Annual Members Meeting

May 2 – Summertime and the Growin’ is Easy – Jim Roberts

June 6 – Broughtonias – Phillip Hamilton

July 4 – No Meeting – National Holiday

August 1 – Miniature Cattleyas for the Home – Alan Koch, Gold Coast Orchids

Sept 5 – Annual Picnic

October 3 – Woodland Orchids – Linda Wilheim

November 7 – Orchids Everyone can Grow – Roy Krueger 

December 5 – Annual Orchid Auction

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