Steve Dorsey Is Hosting an Orchid Seed Sowing Workshop
Sat Mar 25, 2023 from 1 pm – 4 pm
12323 206th Pl SE Issaquah, WA 98027
If you would like to learn about how to grow orchids from seed at home, please join me for an afternoon of how to sow and grow orchids from seed. This course will focus on how to do the entire process at home with readily available supplies. While commercial labs have extensive equipment, good results can be had with minimal gear and is an enjoyable addition to growing your mature orchids. Plus you can create your own hybrids and experiment as you please.
- Understanding seed development in orchids.
- Pollinating flowers and factors to consider when choosing a flower to pollinate.
- Checklist of materials needed to sow orchid seeds and options for your sowing workspace.
- Discussion of which type of seed to sow: Green pod versus Dry Seed.
- Sowing orchid seeds
- Timeline of growth, methods of growing and transplanting seedlings (replating) and removing from the sterile containers to placing into pots.
It’s an afternoon of learning and developing new skills in your orchid hobby. Admission is $20. The class size will be limited to 4 participants, so registration is needed in advance. Please send enquires for registration to firstname.lastname@example.org.