Orchid Study Group
ORCHID STUDY GROUP PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2013
Please note that this is a provisional programme and subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held at The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, nr. Carmarthen, either in Principality House (PH) or the Water Discovery Lab (WDL). If you intend travelling any distance, please contact us in advance to confirm arrangements (01639 843314). Events, other than trips, commence at 11.00am.
Saturday, January 19th 2013 – Illustrated talk: Bosnian orchids; an update. Dino Zelenika (PH).
Saturday, February 16th 2013 – Illustrated talk: Aspects of orchid evolution. Dr. Roy Bailey-Wood (PH).
Saturday, March 16th 2013 – Illustrated talk: Chysis, Xylobium and other neglected genera. Dr. Kevin L. Davies (PH).
Saturday, April 20th 2013 – Illustrated talk: Malcolm Perry (PH). What’s new in orchids?
Saturday, May 18th 2013 – Illustrated talk: A personal orchid journey. Dino Zelenika (PH).
Saturday, June 15 – Visit to Kenfig NNR. Meet at 11.am at Kenfig Reserve Centre. Introductory talk and guided walk by member of staff to see the Fen Orchid (Liparis loeselii) and many other species that grow on the reserve. Dr Roy Bailey-Wood attending as OSG Leader. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 01558 668492.
Saturday, July 13th 2013 – A visit to the orchid collection at Singleton Park, Swansea, followed by a re-potting and mounting demonstration. Alan Gregg. Meet at gate to the “Botanics” at 11.00am.
Sunday, August 11 – Return visit to Kenfig NNR lead by Michael Clark to see rare Epipactis species. Numbers restricted. Please contact: email@example.com or Tel: 01558 668492.
Saturday, August 17th 2013 – Talk and discussion: What orchid books don’t tell you. Dr. Kevin L. Davies (PH).
Saturday and Sunday August 31st – September 1st 2013 – Welsh Orchid Festival (Marquee). Details to follow on our website: www.orchidstudygroup.org.uk.
Saturday, September 20th 2013 – Annual General Meeting (PH).
Saturday, October 12th 2013 – Illustrated talk: The Jewel Orchids. Trey Sanders (PH).
Saturday, November 16th 2013 – Illustrated talk: A few more of my favourite orchids. Christopher Squire (PH).
Saturday, December 21st 2013 – Orchid Gardeners’ Question Time. Various participants. Have your orchid questions answered, exchange your surplus plants and socialize over a mince pie (PH).