We had an Excellent show! Photos from our Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance Orchid Show will be available for your plesure soon! Feel free to share your photos on our Facebook Page.
Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance monthly member event will feature one of THE premier orchid growers world-wide! Wednesday, May 17th, at 6:30, internationally recognized speaker, orchid hunter, breeder and grower extrordinaire Bill Thoms will be presenting a talk on Bulbophyllums (the largest genus in the orchid world!) This program covers everything you need to know to grow and bloom these fascinating plants, including super pictures of easy-to-grow species and the latest hybrids.
Be prepared to learn more about this interesting group of plants than you ever dreamed! Bill Thoms and Doris Dukes have been growing orchids around Central Florida for more than 40 years and have received almost every award granted by the AOS as well as more Awards for Culture than anyone else in the world, [107 total (95 AOS and 12 FWCOS) in 30 Genera with 14 Certificates of Cultural Excellence].
Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn how to grow these fascinating plants and to hear one of the most knowledgeable, interesting and funny speakers in the orchid world!
His new book, Bulbophyllums; the Incomplete Guide, From A to WHY? will be available for purchase ($45) and he will sign them for free!!
Please join us!
Naples Conference Center. The Naples Conference Center is located at 1455 Pine Ridge Road in Naples, Florida. We meet from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance is for everyone, young and old who are interested in finding out more about orchids. We have fun bringing people together who enjoy growing and learning about orchids. Do you want to grow orchids? Are you interested in learning more about orchids and how they flourish? Maybe you are curious about the orchid you received as a gift? The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance is for you!
The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance would Like to THANK YOU!
A BIG Thank You to all of our Members, Volunteers,
Sponsors & Vendors!
THE GULF COAST ORCHID ALLIANCE is a 501©(3) non-profit organization in Southwest Florida with a unique and fresh approach – a desire to reach out to the community and share knowledge so that everyone can enjoy learning about orchids.
OUR MISSION says it all:
To promote interest in orchids by providing educational opportunities to learn about orchid culture in an enthusiastic, enjoyable, supportive and inclusive environment where beginners to advanced hobbyists can exchange orchid information and ideas. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance reaches out to the community, inspiring others to learn about orchids and orchid conservation.