September 12 2022 Meeting: Speaker, Tom Etheridge – “Odontoglossums Then and Now, Has Anything Changed?”

Tom Etheridge has been growing orchids for about 45 years, having first started out with Vandas and Cattleyas while growing up in Florida. Since the mid-1990s he has lived in Oregon where he now specializes in orchids that thrive in the cool Pacific Northwest – Odontoglossums, Masdevallias, and Draculas. He is an Accredited Judge in, and chair of, the Pacific Northwest Judging Center and is a past Vice-President and Board Member of the AOS. Professionally, he holds a PhD in chemistry and retired last year from a 25+ year career at HP where he was the company’s Carbon Footprint Program Manager.

This event will be held on 09/12/22 starting at 6:30 PM. We will be meeting in-person and stream the meeting via Zoom. Please note that the meeting will start around 7:00 and the main speaker presentation will begin around 7:15, Tom will be presenting to us via Zoom. The plant table will not be streamed over Zoom and will be made available as a recording on the website later.

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