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Sheffield and District Orchid Society Monthly Meeting

June 2 @ 10:00 am 12:30 pm BST

Our monthly meeting featuring a talk of a month about orchids followed by some refreshments and the orchid table show discussion. Members aso regularly bring some orchids along to sell or give away to other members.

The Speaker of the Month: Mike Armstrong

Mike Armstrong is a former Marine Engineer who transitioned to professional orchid cultivation in the mid-nineties. With around forty years of experience in growing orchids, Mike has a particular expertise in Cattleya species, having held the National Collection for fifteen years. He co-founded Mikandra Orchids with his wife, Sandra, and is a long-standing member of the East Midlands Orchid Society. Currently, Mike maintains a diverse collection of orchids in two greenhouses, showcasing his extensive knowledge and passion for these unique plants.

Talk Title: Cattleya Species and Hybrids

Talk Summary:

In this presentation, Mike Armstrong will share his extensive knowledge on Cattleya species and hybrids. Attendees will learn about the unique characteristics and cultivation techniques of these beautiful orchids, along with the latest updates in the field. This talk is suitable for both experienced orchid enthusiasts and newcomers, providing valuable insights into one of the most popular orchid genera.

Sheffield & District Orchid Society

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St. John’s Church Hall

Abbeydale Road South
Sheffield, S17 3LE United Kingdom
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