Orchid Day at Dyffryn Gardens. 10.00am to 5.00pm on Saturday, 20th May 2017

The OSG’s Orchid Day at Dyffryn Gardens (National Trust) Vale of Glamorgan – see their website :nationaltrust.org.uk/dyffryn-gardens for directions.


Orchid Study Group

Cardiff & Vale Orchid Society (exhibit)

Polly O’Leary (award-winning botanical artist)

Paul Steer (artist – Nature in Art)

Trey Sanders, Orchidbotanics (seller of rare and unusual orchid species)

Francis Quesada-Pallares, Phalaenopsis & More (seller of rare Phalaenopsis species and a range of other orchids.)

Burnham Nurseries (sellers of a wide range of showy orchids, both hybrids and species.)

Dino Zelenika, Real Escape Travel, specialising in authentic experiences to underexplored destinations around the world


11.30am -12pm Dino Zelenika: Wild Orchids in the Heart of the Balkans

12.15pm – 12.45pm Sara Rittershausen of Burnham Nurseries: Basics of Orchid Cultivation

2.00pm – 2.30pm Teenage orchid grower Archie Smith: Bulbophyllum; The good and the smelly.

2.45pm – 3.15pm Frances Quasada-Pallares: Orchid repotting and mounting demonstration,                                                                                                                         following straight on:

3.15pm -3.30pm Question Time.

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