OSWP Holiday Party

- Orchid Labels and How to Read Them

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Party Time: 2:00pm
Location: Phipps Garden Center
1059 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Speaker: Dave Miller


Great Information about our December speaker –

Dave Miller retired from the corporate Information Technology field after thirty-two years in various capacities of software support and development.  He then spent three years in the horticulture industry as a perennial plant specialist at a local regional nursery. 


Dave and his wife, Mary Jo, live in Niles, Ohio USA.  He is currently Trustee of the Greater Akron (Ohio) Orchid Society after having been President and Program Chair and is also a member of the Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh, the Greater Cleveland Orchid Society and the West Shore Orchid Society in Strongsville, Ohio.  Dave is the orchid advisor for Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek Metroparks in Youngstown, Ohio.  In addition, he is an accredited orchid judge with the Great Lakes Judging Center of the American Orchid Society and frequently speaks on orchid culture topics to orchid societies and garden groups.


Dave will be providing the society with his talk; "Orchid Labels and How to Read Them" ..  This helpful information will look at some orchid plant labels and explain what information is on them and also how to use that information when buying a new orchid

Because this speaker will not be bringing orchids to sell, members may bring items to sell during this meeting.  

Mini Class - No class in December 2019
Future Meetings:
  • January 19, 2020
        Off to Ecuador
        Speaker: James Yamber

  • February 16, 2020
        Tour of Phipp's Orchid Show by Katie Schuller
        Location: Botany Hall at Phipps

  • March 14 - 15, 2020
        OSWP Orchid Show
        Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel

  • April 19, 2020
        Member's Panel
  • May 17, 2020
        Speaker: Edgar Stehli - Windswept in Time
  • June 28, 2020
        Speaker: Jason Fischer
  • July 2020
        Exact date will be announced later

  • August 2020
       No Meeting

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