SFOS June 2013 Membership Meeting
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Hampton Inn Miami Airport West
3620 N.W. 79th Ave.
Doral, FL 33166
8:00 PM Program beings
Our June meeting is always a very special evening. Tonight we will install the 2013-2014 Officers and Board of Directors and present awards for the outstanding orchid plants entered for SFOS judging throughout the year. Then when those activities are complete we will have a wonderful program presented by long time members and supporters of SFOS, Segundo and Yolanda Cuesta of Quest Orchids.
Segundo and Yolanda started hybridizing orchids in 1984 and in 1992 opened their retail orchid business. The started with two greenhouses and today have 50,000 sq, ft. of growing space. Quest Orchids specializes in Art Shaped Cattleyas and cloning old standards. They also have a new breeding line of standards flowers with compact plants, which has been very successful for them. Quest Orchids also participates in about fifteen Shows across the country each year, including the SFOS Annual Orchid Show.
Segundo will present a program titled “Growing Cattleyas in South Florida”. Their program will cover culture, disease and pest control. They will have several handouts for you to take home. Quest Orchids will be providing the raffle table this evening. Quest Orchids is located in Miami (Horse country) at 12110 SW 43 Street, Miami FL 33175, 305-219-2883 hours are Tuesday 9:30 to Saturday. They are closed on Sunday and Monday.
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting and remember guests are always welcome!!