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Sandpiper Orchid Society November 2010 Sandpiper Meetings Location

Galloway Branch of the Atlantic County Library system located at 306 East Jimmie Leeds Road Galloway, NJ Phone 609-652-2352 Map of Meeting Location

MONDAY November 15th

November Meeting Change Monday, November 15th Orchid Auction - Saturday 20th

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7:30 PM The activity for Sandpiper’s November meeting will be a presentation by David Off of Waldor Orchids with the subject to be determined at a later date. All members and guests are welcome and urged to attend.

November ‘10 Newsletter in a PDF FORMAT

The Orchid Help Guys

Dr. Cary Stone

Bergie Ellingsen

Before the Auction 9:30 AM Ask the Orchid Help Guys before any Sandpiper Orchid Society meeting for advice on any culture problems you may be having with your orchids.




SHOW TABLE & Orchid Shows Point Standings thru

October 2010 Bollenbach, G.


Bruno, P.


Cassioli, P.


Cassioli-Gotwals, C.


Class, B.


Connolly, C.


DelGuercio, S.


Ellingsen, B.


Errickson, B.


Fontaine, A.


Jankowski, L&R


McClellan, J&M


MIchalenko, R.


Peacock, J.


Kruckner, R&R


Schairer, C.


Tusone, R.


Zona G&H


How the Points are Earned Rosette Award ....…... 10 pts 1st Place ...................... 5 pts 2nd Place .................... 3 pts 3rd Place ..................... 1 pt Joe Myers Award - Awarded to the member that accumulates the highest point total for the year as determined from Society Displays and the monthly Show Table results. Lisa O’Neal Award - This award was established in 2006 upon the untimely death of then president Lisa O’Neal. Lisa was renowned for displaying her finest orchids on the monthly Show Table. The winner of this award is acknowledged as having grown the most outstanding orchid of the year which is chosen from those plants that received the 10 point Rosette Award.

Basic Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium Culture At Sandpiper’s last meeting, Dr. Cary Stone and Bill Class, two of Sandpiper’s finest growers of Paphiopedilums and Phragmipediums, gave a presentation on their cultural growing techniques that are unique to each of their growing environments. Dr. Stone has been growing his orchids for over 30 years in his greenhouse and Bill has converted a former bedroom in his house to

Dr. Cary Stone

contain his rapidly growing orchid collection Bill Class that he grows under several lighting systems. Each speaker covered the basic growing requirements as they pertained to their own growing facilities: light, temperature, humidity, air movement, watering, fertilizing, repotting and personal growing tips learned thru experience.

Free Orchid 2011 Membership Drive Join or Renew now, or before Sandpiper’s

upcoming January Awards Banquet, and have your name placed in a drawing for your choice of 1 of 3 beautiful Blooming Orchids, drawn at the Awards Banquet. Please mail or deliver at your next meeting, your Membership Renewal Application to George Bollenbach, Sandpiper’s Membership Chair. Thanks everyone.


Angraecum didieri Angraecum didieri is native to Madagascar and grows at an elevation of 4,000 to 5,000 feet. The miniature Angraecoid has star-shaped 2" flowers on a plant barely 3" in size. This plant is easy to grow and flower.

Light This plant prefers 1,500 to 3,500 footcandles. When growing under fluorescent lights grow within ten inches of the tubes. East windows are ideal in a home or a south window during the dead of winter for Northern or Southern extremes. In the greenhouse grow at between Cattleya and Phalaenopsis light.

Or, use GrowMore 20-10-20 Ureafree, at the rate of ½ teaspoon per gallon, every other watering during the summer months and every third watering during the winter months. To add the necessary calcium and magnesium to rain, distilled, or reverse osmosis water, add in 5 -10% of your municipal or well water or use CalMag 15-5-15 at the rate of ½ teaspoon per gallon, once a month.


This plant flowers in late summer to fall months. The flowers are large in size. Plants that are barely 3" across can produce flowers 2" in size. The flowers are


This plant prefers intermediate temperatures with winter nighttime lows between 58 and 62 degrees and winter daytime highs of 70 degrees or above. Summer temperatures can be a few degrees higher. star-shaped with white, rounded, somewhat Humidity elongated lips, and are 50% or higher is ideal. fragrant in the evening Water smelling like a combination of spicy candy and floral Use rain, distilled or scent. When buds appear reverse osmosis water for best results. Municipal water and during the flowering with a pH of 7.5 or lower can period it is important to keep this plant more evenly moist also be used. Water the plant when the mix just dries between watering. out. It should be thoroughly Repotting watered so that water is plant prefers a bark flushing out all of the drain mix,This charcoal or tree fern holes. When in flower, keep fiber as potting media. Pot in more evenly moist. clay pots. They can also be Fertilizer mounted on cork or tree fern slabs. Repot or remount We highly recommend Green Jungle Orchid Food, these plants only when necessary being careful not especially formulated to to damage the roots. It is work with rain, distilled, best to repot in spring reverse osmosis water or months when active growth water low in alkalinity. Fertilize with Green Jungle is occurring. every time you water. ...thanks to the

David’s Monthly Orchid Tips David Off is a 3rd generation member of the highly respected WALDOR ORCHIDS family.

Holiday Flowers for Years to Come During the Holiday Seasons, we are all so busy, that it becomes just another thing we have to do, if we have to go out and buy decorations for the Holidays. While Phaleanopsis, Cymbidiums and some Dendrobiums flower when cold induced and Oncidiums, Paphiopedilums and Evergreen Dendrobiums flower when their new growth matures, their blooming seasons are not dependable or always predictable. Cattleyas, on the other hand, have a photo period, meaning, they flower on a certain length of daylight. So when you buy a Cattleya that has just opened,  next year's  flowers should start to open,  within a two week window  of the previous years blooms.  Other factors such as supplemental lights (even an incandescent bulb nearby), temperature and whether we have several cloudy weeks contribute to the two week time frame. Buying Cattleyas now, will provide beautiful Holiday decorations for years to come, during the same Seasonal time period. ...this a reprint from a previous Orchid Tips column.

Sandpiper Orchid Society MEMBERSHIP FORM To obtain Sandpiper OS Membership information and a printable Application Form click on the link below. Printable Membership  Application  Form

Orchid Web website.


SOUTH JERSEY ORCHID SOCIETY Annual Orchid Auction Sunday, November 21st Previewing of Orchids: 12:30 PM

Auction begins: 1 PM

Meeting/Auction Location:

Wenonah United Methodist Church 105 East Willow Street Wenonah, New Jersey Map of  Auction  Location

For more  information:

Parkside Orchid Nursery 2503 Mountainview Drive Ottsville, PA 18942

18th Annual Anniversary Sale

Friday-Sunday Nov. 26-28 The only time during the year when everything is on sale, with savings of

10-50% Telephone: 610-847-8039 Fax:              610-847-1211


HOLIDAY SALE December 10th & 11th and 17th & 18th 20% OFF all plants and supplies Choose from  a  great  selection  of  all  different   genera  for  your  holiday  gift  giving.  Christmas   cookies  and  light  refreshments  will  be   available  for  all  of  their  guests.


10 E. Poplar Ave. Linwood, N.J. 08221-2526 Phone: 609-927-4126 Fax: 609-926-0615 -WEBSITE-

The Benefits Of Membership Whether a beginner or an expert orchid grower, you will find membership in the American Orchid Society a truly rewarding experience. You’ll join 18,000 others worldwide who share a passion for orchids, as well as furthering conservation and research efforts for these wondrous plants. And you’ll enjoy a wealth of membership benefits. ...membership to the American Orchid Society

American Orchid Society Sandpiper Orchid Society Officers President"" Vice Pres." Secretary"" Treasurer"" AOS Rep." Past Pres."

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Committee Chairs

Ron Ference" " Andy Fontaine" " Linda Jankowski" Henry Zona" " Walter Off" " John McClellan"

Membership" Program Dir." Publicity Newsletter" Show Table" Hospitality" Website" Show Exhibits Historian" Photography" Refreshments Raffle" Auction" DVOC Rep."

Trustees at Large Trustee 2010" Trustee 2011" Trustee 2012 Trustee 2013" "

Bergie Ellingsen" Dr. Cary Stone Pam Cascioli" " George Bollenbach

George Bollenbach Andy Fontaine" Gail Zona" " Ron Ference" " Cary Stone" " Alice Montgomery" Ron Ference" " Andy Fontaine" " Chrissy Schairer" Ron Ference" " Pam Cascioli" " Bruce Montgomery" Ron Ference" " Bruce Montgomery"

The Sandpiper OS is an Affiliated Member of the American Orchid Society

Calendar of Events

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Christmas Eve. Christmas Day New Years Eve.



10,11 17,18


Sandpiper Orchid Society Meeting ** 2nd Thursday change due to Christmas** 7:30 PM Galloway Branch of the Atlantic County Library system

Holiday Sale at Waldor Orchids 10 E. Poplar Avenue Linwood, N.J. 9AM-5:30PM Phone: 609-927-4126 website: 306 East Jimmie Leeds Road Galloway, N.J. Mid-Atlantic Judging Center Philadelphia Horticultural Center Philadelphia, Pa. website:


October 2010 Show Table 1st Place Winners SHOW TABLE  DETAILS

Mtssa. Olmac ‘Kanno’ Grown by L. Jankowski

Ascda. Princess Mikasa ‘Royal Sapphire’ Grown by B. Ellingsen Pot. Little Toshie ‘Yellow Rose’ AM/AOS Grown by L&R Jankowski

Aerides odorata Grown by A. Fontaine

Mtssa. Pelican Lake ‘Everglades’ Grown by R. Michalenko


Phrag. Memoria Dick Clements Grown by B. Class

Blc. Lawless Walkiire ‘The Ultimate’ Grown by L&R Jankowski

Paph. Raisin Pie ‘Hsinsing’ Grown by L&R Jankowski

Den. Pale Doreen x Burama White Grown by B. Ellingsen



Waldor Orchids ORCHIDS December Preview

Waldor Orchids The largest supplier of orchid plants and supplies in the Delaware Valley. 10 E. Poplar Ave. Linwood, N.J. 08221-2526 Phone: 609-927-4126 Fax: 609-926-0615 Fridays and Saturdays 9AM - 5:30 PM

Zygolum Crestwood 'John's Delight' HCC/AOS Grown by Ramnarine Budree Photo Š Greg Allikas Singapore Sojourn: Preview of the 20th World Orchid Conference Angraecums in Central Africa Unraveling a Phalaenopsis Mystery Where We Came From; a look at Cattleya breeding


...thanks to the American Orchid Society

Sandpiper Orchid Society Secretary 5137 Indian Cabin Road Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

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Sandpiper OS November '10 Newsletter  

Please enjoy the Sandpiper Orchid Society's November '10 Newsletter.

Sandpiper OS November '10 Newsletter  

Please enjoy the Sandpiper Orchid Society's November '10 Newsletter.