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Lifelong Learning: Repotting Orchids PUBLIC PROFILE

(239) 643-7275 Naples Botanical Garden 4820 Bayshore Drive Naples, Florida 34112

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with American Orchid Society member and judge Bill Overton.

Class Title: Repotting Orchids

Instructor: Bill Overton

Class Description: Is your potted orchid ready for new surroundings? Bill Overton, an accredited judge with the American Orchid Society, will cover everything you want to know about repotting orchids, from the best types of pots to the media used to fill them. Bill will demonstrate different repotting methods as participants observe and ask questions in a small-group setting.

Dates: Saturday, November 23

Time: 1:00-2:30pm

Location: Kapnick Center; White Classroom (124)

Class Size: 12 participants

Cost: $10 Garden Members/ $15 Non-members

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 15th, 5:00pm

Instructor Bio: Bill Overton began growing orchids about 40 years ago on Long Island, New York. At one point, his collection included 4000 plants! Bill was recruited to be a judge for the American Orchid Society, and became accredited in 2001. When Bill moved to south Florida, he was excited to learn how to successfully grow orchids in our subtropical environment. Currently, Bill serves as treasurer for the Naples Orchid Society and represents this group as an "orchid doctor" at Naples Botanical Garden during season.

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