Hardy Orchid Society Seed Sowing Workshop with John Haggar

Date: Sunday 20 August 2023

Hardy Orchid Society Seed Sowing Workshop is on Sunday 20th August 2023, starting at 10.30am and finishing at 4pm on Hagbourne Village Hall, Main Road, East Hagbourne, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 9LR.  Tutor, John Haggar has a wealth of experience of hardy orchid seed sowing and subsequent care. The workshop will take place under non-sterile conditions, and will cover the following headings, including practical demonstrations of techniques where appropriate.
o Life cycles (summer green and winter green)
o Seed sowing timing & techniques
o Media & media preparation
o After care, light and temperature
o Question & Answer session
Each participant will have the opportunity to sterilise and sow some orchid seed using a laminar flow cabinet and take the results home with them to germinate. (Note: this will entail working with bleach so, although protective covering will be available, old clothes are recommended).  Course material will be available at the end of the course for participants to take away with them. Tea/Coffee/Fruit juice will be available, but please make your own arrangements for lunch. For more information about this event, please click here.  Please note this event is only for Hardy Orchid Society members; for more information about the Hardy Orchid Society, please click here.

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