Professional orchid grower since graduation from Colorado State University in 1972. Accredited as AOS judge in 1978, since retired! Grew orchids in Santa Barbara 1978-1985 then moved back to New Zealand and started Geyserland Orchids. Returned to Florida as AOS Director of Education 2000. Moved back to California in 2007 and operated New Horizon Orchids until 2018 when we moved the business to Colombia. Plants housed at Colomborquideas where l work primarily with Cymbidiums, the Odontoglossum Alliance and a hobby collection of Cattleyas.