Next Meeting: Thursday 12th January 7:30pm
Beauty of Brazilian Laelias"
Presentation by Fred Shull
interest with orchids began as a simple high school project.
After some success and a few failures, he wanted to learn more
and more about these rare and beautiful plants. Itís been
over 40 years and he is still in love with the Brazilian
AOS Judge for over 15 years, Fred has also served as Vice
President and President of the San Francisco Orchid Society.
He also supports numerous societies as liaison and introduced
many excellent speakers to these societies.
loves to travel and has been fortunate to view many orchids
growing in their native environment particularly in Brazil and
He attended many World Orchid Conferences. Fred grows a
variety of genera
in the Orchid Family with special interest in the Cattleya
will take us through a 45 minute program that will include
culture, slides ending with a question and answer session.
table will be provided by Fred Shull. He will also bring
plants for sale.
host dinner will be at Pasta Pomodoro at 5:30 p.m. in down
town Pleasant Hill.
45 Crescent Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
To have a lovely dining experience and enjoy the company of
our guest speakers, please contact Eileen Jackson at
Ranch in Livermore is closing, let's support Frank, Madge and
Sue by visiting Fordyce Orchids for the last time (or times!).
general meetings each month, we have a new program called
the ICU - Doctor on Duty. During the brake session (only
15 minutes) while most of you will be enjoying the
refreshments, one can bring in a plant to have it looked at by
the ICU Doctor on duty. Remember to place the plant you bring
in into a clear plastic container. Please do not bring
in more than one plant to each meeting.