Free Seminars

Seminar Schedule

Seminars are offered free of charge with your admittance to the Show. Except as noted, seminars are held in meeting rooms 1 and 2, on the mezzanine.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

12:30 Re-potting an Orchid

How do you know when it’s time to re-pot? Sandra Ianiri will explain and demonstrate.

1:30 Re-potting an Orchid 

How do you know when it’s time to re-pot? Heather Detheridge will explain an demonstrate.

2:30 Basic Orchid Care

What should you do to keep your orchid happy and entice it to bloom again and again? Pitson Dantanarayana  will talk about the essential elements — light, water, fertilizer, and potting media — and will follow up with a Re-potting demonstration  about 3:30 pm.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

12:00 – Eastern Prairie Fringed-Orchid: A rare orchid with Fascinating Ecology

There are over 50 orchid species in Ontario! Join ecologist Pauline Catling, in the McQuesten Theatre, to learn about this rare native terrestrial orchid, the Eastern Prairie Fringed-Orchid (Platanthera leucophaea), the threats and conservation challenges in preserving this beautiful species.

12:30 — Re-potting an Orchid

How do you know when it’s time to re-pot? Katherine Golightly  will explain and demonstrate.

1:30 — Basic Orchid Care

What should you do to keep your orchid happy and entice it to bloom again and again? Denise MacLeod will talk about the essentials —light, water, fertilizer and potting media.

2:30  — Orchid Pests 

Scale,  mealy bugs, thrips – who know where they come from, but Spencer Hauck will tell you how to identify them and keep them under control.

3:30 Re-potting an orchid 

How do you know when it’s time to re-pot? Ann Stallman will explain and demonstrate.

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