The New Hampshire
Orchid Society


  • March 06, 2022 3:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

  • July 17, 2021 9:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Orchid Digest Speakers Day: A Virtual Experience

    Speakers Live and & Q&A After Each Presentation July 31, 2021

    12:30-5:30 PM EDT

    $30 Registration Fee

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    Can’t join us? Register to receive a link to the recording the next day!

    Betty Kelepecz: The Orchids of the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea

    Betty has been growing orchids in Southern California since the early 80s. She grows her 1000 plus orchids, including many species, in a small greenhouse and a shade structure. She has received in more than 60 AOS awards, including the coveted 2010 AOS Carlyle A. Luer Pleurothallid Award.

    Ron Kaufmann: Cattleya eldorado: Searching for Gold in the Brazilian Amazon

    A marine biologist by training, Ron has grown orchids for more than 25 years. He has travelled extensively to view orchids in the wild in Asia and South America, particularly Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia. Ron has a long-standing interest in conservation.

    Brenda Oviatt: Angraecoids: Conservation & Culture

    Brenda Oviatt (graphic artist) and Bill Nerison (architect) began growing orchids in 1983 and evolved from a hobby into Botanica Ltd. The primary focus is upon ex-situ propagation of endangered angraecoids, and education concerning the plight of many species of plants and animals from Africa and Madagascar.

    Ron Parsons: The Genus Dendrobium

    Ron Parsons has been growing and photographing orchids for more than 45 years. He has more than 90,000 digital images, most of which are of orchids and more than 6,500 published photos. He and Mary Gerritsen have co-authored several books on botanical subjects including, a second edition of A Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species.

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  • March 15, 2020 5:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Students at Crossroads Academy, a K-8th grade school on Lyme, NH, are studying and propagating our native Cypripedium (ladyslippers). Please visit their website to learn how they conserve through outreach, restoration, and research.

    Also, the students presented their research at the AAAS conference in 2015. The following link is to an abstract of their findings: Methods of Propagating Cypripedium Species of Northern New England

  • June 16, 2014 1:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Orchids growing in glass bottles at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will be transplanted into hardwood trees lining suburban Miami’s streets, parks and school campuses.

  • May 09, 2013 11:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Information assembled by Sue Bottom, symptom descriptions and prevention tips extracted from Orchid Species Culture by Margaret L. and Charles O. Baker and Harry C. Burnett's articles in the AOS Bulletin.
  • April 15, 2013 7:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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