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Event Speaker

Guest speaker will be David Janvrin

David Janvrin has been growing orchids since the early 1980s and has a small aluminum frame and glass greenhouse at his home in Anderson, SC. The joys of orchid growing and a thirst for knowledge led him to join the AOS judging program where he has been accredited since 2002 and now serves as training coordinator for the Atlanta Center.

David has a keen interest in the culture and breeding of the so-called ‘Chinese Cymbidiums.’ Particular species within the group have been cherished by various Asian cultures for thousands of years. A lack of conformation with the AOS guidelines for quality in cymbidium lines has resulted in these species being overlooked on the award table. Nevertheless, they can be very rewarding to grow and enjoy. David will talk to the society about these orchids as well as a few others which share a special quality which will be of interest to growers in our temperate area.

Our meeting begins at noon with a covered dish luncheon. The business meeting and program follows promptly at 1 p.m. See you there!

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