October 2014 Monthly Judging
Our next regular monthly judging will be on October 18, 2014, in Greensboro, NC, at the Greensboro Council of Garden Clubs building at the rear of the Natural Science Center at 4301 Lawndale Dr. (For directions, click on the Directions tab above.)
George Hatfield from Ventura, California (Hatfield Orchids) will be our guest speaker for October, and will conduct a training session on Judging Cymbidiums. With a BS in Plant and Soil Science from California State Polytechnic University, his professional career has now transferred to hybridizing and growing cymbidiums. His specialty is pendant cymbidiums, and he will be bringing cymbidium plants to sell. A certified and accredited judge for the American Orchid Society and Cymbidium Society of America, he is Judging Chair at both the AOS Pacific South Judging Center and CSA. He has travelled all over the world to discuss, show, and judge orchids.
We will have a covered dish lunch, so please bring a dish to share if you are planning on joining us for lunch.
The judging center will open at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 18, 2014, with the business meeting beginning promptly at 11:00.
Plant entries will be accepted beginning at 10:30. Everyone is encouraged to bring their blooming orchid plants to our monthly judging. And remember that you are always welcome to observe the judging process.
Cut Flowers for Monthly Judging
Cut flowers for judging can be mailed to:
Jack Kepley 7180 Strawberry Rd. Summerfield, NC 27358
10:30 AM - Center Opens - Plants accepted for judging.
11:00 AM - Business meeting
12:30 PM - Judging begins. No further plants will be accepted.
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George Hatfield: Judging Cymbidiums.