Orchid Society

IPA Focus on Phals Day at NHOS

  • 14 Sep 2013
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Bedford Old Town Hall, 3 Meetinghouse Rd, Bedford NH
In conjunction with the monthly New Hampshire Orchid Society meeting, IPA is pleased to present a great Speakers’ Day, Focusing on Phalaenopsis. This day-long event will include keynote speaker, Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids, who will cover orchid culture. Joining him will be Tom Harper, past IPA President and owner of Stone River Orchids, discussing the six most important Phal species in today's current hybrids, and Carri Raven-Riemann, past IPA President and current regional director, sharing some of the newest directions in breeding as seen in Taiwan.

Registration deadline has been extended through September 7th.

NHOS members may register online or email Chuck Crisler at

Non-NHOS members, please send your check made out to IPA to:

c/o Marilyn Shapiro
235 E. 87th St, Apt 5L
New York, NY 10128

IPA website:


8:30 - 9:15 am
Morning Refreshments & Sales Tables Open

9:30 - 10:15 am
Tom Harper:  Top six Phal species influencing today’s modern hybrids

10:30 - 11:15 am
Carri Raven-Riemann: From Mega to Micro: New Horizons in Phal. Hybridizing

11:15 - 11:45 am
Mini Auction (to raise funds for future meetings)

11:45 - 12:45 pm
Lunch Break & Sales Tables Open

12:45 - 1:30 pm
Review of the Show Table

1:30 - 2:15 pm
Alan Koch: Culture 101

2:15 - 2:45 pm
Roundtable Discussion with the Speakers

For Vendor Pre-Order Lists Please mention "IPA Regional Pre-Order" in subject line:



Gold Country Orchids:  Use GCOD for 10% discount at checkout

Stones River Orchid:

Kelley's Korner Orchid Supplies:

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