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Meeting Location:


University Of Tennessee, Plant Science Department

Building: Plant Biotech Building

Room: 156/157.

Address: 2431 Joe Johnson Drive; Knoxville,  TN 37996.

2023 Officers:

President - Ken Lister

Vice President - Paul Johnson

Secretary - Cassie Hall

Treasurer  - Angela Snow

Assistant Treasurer - Mary Ann Lang

Membership - Bonnie Armstrong

Board Members - Alice Stipe, Bob Hydzik, Dawn Thomas

Next Meeting:

February 19, 2023 at 2PM - Orchid Culture by Bill Thoms.

Upcoming Meetings:

March 19, 2023 at 2PM - Cold Growers by Geraldine Powell.

April 16, 2023 at 2PM - Odontoglossums by Russ Vernon.

Previous Meetings:

January 15, 2023 at 2PM - Phragmipediums and Their Culture, Presentation by Graham Ramsey.


Graham Ramsey of Western North Carolina Orchid Society will speak on  “Phragmipediums and Their Culture”. Graham will share his knowledge of growing phrags, which is his passion. He also does his own propagation and breeding. To date, he has registered 8 new Phragmipedium hybrids and has received over 35 AOS awards, including 3 culture awards and one FCC. Graham is a member and past-president of our sister society, the Western North Carolina Orchid Society, as well as a member of the AOS Membership and marketing Committee and the Affiliated Societies Committee. 

Additional References:

The American Orchid Society provides a number of useful cultural reference sheets on their site for various genera:

Looking for general care for growing orchids indoors? See this link:

Have questions about watering? Try this link:


The St. Augustine Orchid Society also has a number of useful information on varying topics:

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