All About Orchids
A wealth of Orchid facts and helpful hints:
On this website you will find anything about orchids: how to grow them, history, interesting stories and lots of pictures:http://www.ionopsis.com/
Orchid Board – Most Complete Orchid Forum on the web!
Developing an Orchid Collection with Backbulbs
An orchidist can add to his collection inexpensively if he can work with backbulbs and orchid rescues. There is no single method for sprouting backbulbs. Themain ingredient is practice, practice, practice.
One of the most exciting botanical discoveries:
One of the most exciting botanical discoveries in Ecuador has been the discovery by one of us (Lou Jost) of a completely unexpected local evolutionary radiation of the orchid genus Teagueia in the Upper Pastaza Watershed…..
Links for other Orchid Societies
Peninsula Orchid Society
Meetings on the fourth Friday of every month at the San Mateo Garden Center Parkside Way, San Mateo, CA, 7pm. http://penorchidsoc.org/
San Francisco Orchid Society
Sonoma County Orchid Society
The American Orchid Society
The American Orchid Society is more than just a flower club. Throughout its 85-year history the AOS, in keeping with its vision and mission, has strived to bring our members timely and state-of-the-art orchid information, support basic and applied research in orchids, and monitor and support conservation effort both here in North America as well as throughout the World. http://www.aos.org/default.aspx?id=1
Carmel Orchid Society
First Monday: Carmel Orchid Society meeting; The First Presbyterian Church, 501 El Dorado Street, Monterey; http://carmelorchidsociety.org/
Sacramento Orchid Society
First Wednesday: Sacramento Orchid society meeting; Odd Fellows Hall, 1831 Howe Ave. (921-0569), Sacramento; http://sacramentoorchids.org/
Santa Maria Orchid Society
First Wednesday: Santa Maria Orchid Society meeting; Veterans’ Memorial Center, 313 W. Tunnell Street; Contact Chuck Scheitaur at 937-6201
Monterey Bay Orchid Society
Second Tuesday: Monterey Bay Orchid Society meeting; Lincoln Ave Presbyterian Church, 536 Lincoln Ave, Salinas; (831) 663-3953
Orchid Society of California
Third Monday: Orchid Society of California; Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Avenue Oakland; http://www.orchidsocietyofcalifornia.com/
Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society
The Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers’ goals are to bring together those individuals who are interested in the study and culture of Cymbidium and other cool growing orchids; to share ideas and experiences relating thereto; to promote knowledge of orchids through the education of the public; and to participate in public and private orchid exhibitions.
The Exotic Rainforest is a privately owned botanical garden in Northwest Arkansas: http://www.exoticrainforest.com/