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Author:  LIOS [ Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:42 pm ]


June 26th through July 5th

All regular J&L Stock 25% off

First weekend, special guest vendor Carrie Raven-Riemann of the Orchidphile with cutting edge Phalaenopsis.

Saturday only, Glen Decker of Piping Rock Orchids renown grower of Paphiopedilums and Phragmipediums - the tropical Lady Slippers.

Carrie and Glen have great plants at great prices, but they are not discounted during our sale.

Free Lunch will be served the first 3 days of the sale from 11:30 - 2:00

Our schedule for our SUMMER SALE EXTRAVAGANZA is as follows:

Friday June 26th - 1:00 pm Growing Orchids Under Artificial Lights Special guest Patti Lee will enlighten (no pun intended) and entertain you with her extensive knowledge of growing under lights. Patti has over 200 plants in her NY apartment. She has been cultivating under artificial lighting since the 1960's.

Saturday June 27th - 1:00 pm Special one day guest vendor Glenn Decker of Piping Rock Orchids will conduct a workshop on Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium Culture (Lady Slippers) including a repotting demonstration. Glenn will have his world class paphs and phrags available for sale all day on Saturday. Don't miss the opportunity to visit with and learn from this expert.

Sunday June 28th - 1:00 pm Carrie Raven-Riemann of the Orchidphile will give her talk on Phearless Phalaenopsis Culture and will tailor the program to her audience. She will be available all day for questions about growing phalaenopsis.

At 2:30 one of us will give a talk on Phalaenopsis Companions, highlighting orchids that will grow well alongside Phals.

Tuesday June 30th - Repotting Day - At 10 am we will give a talk and demo Repotting Orchids, When, Why and How to be followed by a repotting clinic 11:00 to 1:00. We will help you repot up to three orchid plants of your own. Please bring pots and we will supply the potting medium for a nominal charge.

Thursday July 2nd - Terrarium Day - We will offer a Terrarium Workshop from 10:00 to 12:00. We will discuss the basics of Terrarium culture, suggest orchids that will grow well in terrariums, and demonstrate how to create a miniature environment. Bring a glass container that would be suitable for a terrarium and we will help you select plants and plant it up. Glass globes, large jars, round vases etc. all make nice terrariums. Use your imagination. We will supply all the necessary materials for planting for a nominal charge, but you must bring your own container.

Saturday July 4th - Come between 11:00 and 1:00 and celebrate Independence Day with delicious Strawberry Shortcake, glorious orchids and us.

Sunday July 5th - Culture Problem Solving Day - Join us for the last day of our sale when we will focus on orchid pests and diseases, and other cultural challenges. We will give a talk on Orchid Pests and Diseases at 1 pm. At any time during the day, we encourage you to bring your problem plants - no more than 3 each - and we will try to diagnose your problem.

J&L Orchids
20 Sherwood Rd
Easton, CT 06612
(203) 261-3772

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