May 072016
Carlos A. Cahiz

Carlos A. Cahiz

Carlos A. Cahiz is the oldest son of Carlos and Teresa Cahiz. Carlos was born in Valencia, Venezuela. He went to the University of Kansas where he graduated in 1989.

Carlos joined the family business, OFE Orchid Supplies in 1990, and has been with the company since. One of his first test as manager was to deal with the devastation from Hurricane Andrew.

OFE showroom

OFE Orchid Supplies Showroom

He has recently been more involved with the local orchid community, and has been on the board of the South Florida Orchid Society for the last 6 years.

Carlos shares his West Kendall Miami home with his wife Amanda and their son. They share their home with various adopted dogs, birds, and turtles.

With a small orchid collection of around 300 plants, Carlos favors any plant that produces a nice fragrance, or has unusual characteristics.

His growing philosophy can be distilled into two thoughts: (KISS) Keep It Simple Son. And,
Learn to look and listen to your plants. They will tell you, and show you what they like.

Carlos’ lecture will be “A brief¬†explanation of the more popular orchid products and other choices available for South Florida orchid growing.”

OFE International Orchid Supplies will be providing plants for our raffle table this month

We will also be voting on our proposed slate of officers and board members for the upcoming year. It’s important that all members attend and cast their vote.

In addition our SFOS judges will be present to look your plants over for ribbons and possibly other awards. And, of course, we’ll have plenty of refreshments.

Remember, guests are always welcome at our meetings!