Workshop: Demystifying Orchids


 

 

Date: Sunday 8 September 2019

Time: 9am - 12pm

Where: Mount Lofty Botanic Garden Nursery

Cost: $95 per person. Bookings can be made through Eventbrite or over the phone by calling (08) 8222 9311. (Please note that bookings made online will incur a booking fee).

Developing your own collection of Orchids maybe easier than you think. In this practical hands-on Workshop propagating and growing Orchids successfully will be demystified. 

This Workshop will cover the scientific principles of plant growth and propagation methods, such as plant division and will include demonstrations of growing media and information on how to best look after your Orchids. 

This course is ideal for rare plant collectors, horticultural students, keen gardeners or those that have a particular interest in Orchids. Whether you are a beginner or you have a particular interest in Orchids this Masterclass is for you.

This is a 3-hour Workshop where you will learn the very specialised methods involved in dividing orchids and develop a range of techniques that you will be able to take home and apply to creating and your own Orchid collection. 

At the end of the day, participants can take home the plant and propagation materials they generated during the class. 

The course facilitator will not only teach different techniques but also share his knowledge and experience, leading to a deeper understanding of plant physiology and propagating techniques. 

Course Outline

  • Understanding Orchids

  • Overview of the Orchid family, and understanding the basics of how to identify Orchids

  • Understanding Native Orchid Habitat and environmental controls

  • Types of growing media best for Orchids

  • Propagating techniques by plant division

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