October 6, 2017 –
Orchids will be available for purchase after the talk. The event is FREE.
Alan describes the major orchid species used in modern hybrids and how they grow in the wild; then applies it to how to grow orchids in your home. For novice to expert; it reaches everyone. Owner and General Manager of Gold County Orchids, Alan Koch is an internationally-known speaker, author, expert in the Brazilian Cattleya alliance, and trend setter in miniature Cattleya breeding. Alan has been published in the Orchid Digest, and the American Orchid Society maga-zines. He is a past member of the AOS Judging Committee, and the Research Committee, as well as an Accredited Judge and is Vice-chair and Training Coordinator for the California Sierra Nevada Judging Center.