Welcome Members and Guests to the Fort Pierce Orchid Society
An Affiliate of the American Orchid Society
Congratulations and Thank You! to
Our Society members who helped make April so successful -
winning two out of three First Place Society Displays -
one at the Stuart Orchid Show and the other at the Vero Beach Orchid Show.
FPOS General Meetings
are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.
On May 11, 2013
Judy, you were great!
Thank you for sharing your expertise with us.
The speaker is Judy Wagner.
She is an expert on Catesetums.
Judy Wagner has been
growing orchids in Florida
for 35 years and has
many awards and ribbons
to her credit. Her cross,
Catasetum Judy Wagner,
already has 3 AM/AOS
awards on the 3 plants that
have been submitted to
judging with a dozen more
yet to be shown. Judy is an expert in Catasetum
culture and has undertaken a breeding program
aimed at improving the color, floriferousness and
longevity of the Catasetinae complex.
For additional information check out the May 2013 newsletter
Find out who are our new members, who has a birthday this month, who won what, the answer to last month's orchid identification, and lots more.
We are sorry to say that
Byrd's Orchids in Lakeland is having a Going out of business sale
Saturday June 8, closed Sunday, and June 10-15.
* 6 inch pot cattleya's will be $15.00 and under
* 4 inch pots will be $7.00
* 2 1/2 inch and 3 inch pots will be $3.50 each - usually $6.00
* Many other items for sale too.
The Ridge Orchid Society and the African Violet club will be here on Saturday June 8. The orchid society will have hot dogs and hamburgers for sale. Hope you can make it.
If you have an agenda item, please submit them before the meetings.
DON’T FORGET YOUR MEMBERSHIP PAYMENT FOR THIS YEAR.
IT WAS DUE MARCH 2013! $10 per person / $15 for joint membership OR $20 if couples want an orchid each at the Christmas party PLEASE SEND YOUR DUES TO THE Fort Pierce Orchid Society P.O. Box 12726, Fort Pierce, FL 34979 or see our Treasurer Rita Zeblin at the meeting.
For additional Society information, please contact our President Bill Tozer at