San Diego International Orchid Fair
Saturday, October 4, 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, October 5, 9 am – 4 pm
Join us for the colorful San Diego International Orchid Fair where countless varieties of orchids grace the grounds, some in exhibits and some for sale. Learn from the experts on how to care for your newly purchased orchids at “Orchids 101” with ongoing lectures throughout the weekend on culture and care of these beautiful plants.
The Fair is an official American Orchid Society (AOS) judging event with ribbons being awarded. To register your plants for judging, please bring them to the Garden’s Ecke Building on Thursday, October 2 between 4 – 7 pm or on Friday, October 3 between 9 am – 12 noon. Please make sure your plants are clean, pest-free, and the flowers are staked. Judging begins at 1 pm sharp on Friday, October 3.
Cost: Free with paid admission or membership.
Free for AOS members (must show card).
CLASSES FOR COMPETITION
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Saturday, October 4
SD County Orchid Society
Care and Re-blooming of Phalaenopsis
Australian Dendrobium speciosums,
Their Attributes and Downfalls
SD County and Palomar Orchid Societies
Care and Repotting of Cattleyas
Palomar and SD County
Outdoor Growing Orchids for
Sunday, October 5
Ask Andy Your Orchid Questions
(bring a photo of your plants for
Andy to analyze)
Re-blooming your Orchi
Orchid Basics 101
Andy's Orchids, Inc
Calvo Gardens/Rex Foster Gardens
Casa de las Orquidas
Fouquette Enterprises, et al w/Courtland
and Granit Hills
Lico Orchids and Flowers
San Diego County Orchid Society
Banner Photo: Ben Mach
Lycaste About first spring 'Peter Sobel my delight' FCC/AOS
The Grower is Helen Pfister
Montage Photos: Loren Batchman, left to right, L Anceps Tamiko, Sales Area,
Paph Veronique Bert, Sales Area, Pot Little Toshie 'H & R'