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Fred Clarke
1255 Navel Place
Vista, CA 92081
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fred.clarke@att.net

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Speaker Info

Talks Available

Cycnoches, Mormodes, Catasetums recent trends
A review of the amazing world of Catasetinae. A lively and entertaining presentation, amazing pictures and the making of Fredclarkeara After Dark ‘the blackest orchid seen.'  Also includes a thorough review of plant culture. A PowerPoint presentation.

Catasetinae Species and their Cultivation
The species Catasetums, Mormodes and Cycnoches are reviewed, male and female flowers and a complete plant culture section. A PowerPoint presentation.

Venezuela's National Flower, Cattleya mossiae
A beautiful expose of C. mossiae in the wild, amazing pictures of thousands of flowers covering the trees. Learn about the habitat and the perils that await C. mossiae. A PowerPoint presentation.

Judging Cycnoches, Mormodes and their Hybrids
Designed as an AOS judges training tool, this talk will familiarize you with the current judging standards, commonly found faults and how to approach awarding male and female flowers. A thorough and thought-provoking discussion on an interesting group of orchids. A PowerPoint presentation.

Judging Mini-Catts”
Designed as an AOS judges training tool, this talk will familiarize you with the recent AOS awards, current judging standards, and commonly found faults. Fantastic picture of Mini-catt breeding trends from around the world. A PowerPoint presentation.

“Today’s Mini and Compact Cattleya’s”
A detailed look at the species and latest developments in the breeding and growing of these colorful flowers, A PowerPoint presentation.

Bulbophyllums”
Learn about this amazing group of species and hybrids. You may be aware of Bulbophyllums but have you grown them? They make excellent companion plants with Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilums. Little hybridization has been done but the results have been fantastic. A PowerPoint presentation.

“Aussie Dendrobiums and their Cultivation” 
Our friends down under have been breeding their native Dendrobiums and creating some fantastic flowers; the word is out!   Aussie Dens are easy to grow, tolerant of heat and cold, have fragrant flowers, and re-bloom from the old bulbs!!!  They grow well with Cattleyas and in frost-free areas. They are perfect plants for the shade house.   

“Judging Australian Native Dendrobium Species and Hybrids”
Designed as a training tool for AOS judges, this talk covers the most important species and hybrids in the Australian Native Dendrobium alliance.  Learn about the current judging standard and common faults and how best to evaluate and point these beautiful flowers.

"Becoming an 80 Percentile Grower"
Ever wonder what the most important requirements are for growing the best orchids?

 

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Plant orders that are delivered to an Society event can now pay COD, please select this option on your cart order,
you may also use the discount code SOCIETYORDERS, so the cart does not add standard shipping.

These only apply to Orders delivered to societies.

 

Speaking and Show Schedule for 2019

 

  • San Clemente Garden Club, CA, Jan. 2nd
  • Tamiami Orchid Show, Florida, Jan 11-13th

  • New Port Harbor Orchid Society, CA, Jan. 19th
  • Cymbidium Orchid Society, Santa Monica, CA, Feb. 5th
  • Sacramento Orchid Society, CA, Feb. 6th   
  • Newport Harbor Orchid Show, Westminster Mall, Feb 8-10th

  • Dallas Judging Center Workshop, TX, Feb 9th
  • Orchid Society of Southern California, Feb. 11th
  • Cool Growing Orchid Society, CA, Feb. 11th
  • Five Cities Orchid Society, CA, Feb. 13th
  • Peninsula Orchid Society, San Mateo, CA, Feb. 22nd
  • Pacific Coast Exposition Orchid Show, Feb. 22-24th

  • Baton Rouge Orchid Society, LA, Webinar Feb. 20th
  • Santa Barbara Orchid Show, March 15-17th

  • San Diego Orchid Show, March 22-24th

  • Central Coast Orchid Show, March 29-31st

  • Redland Orchid Festival, Florida, May 17-19th

  • San Diego County Orchid Society, CA, June 4th
  • Ft. Lauderdale Orchid Society, FL, June 10th
  • Deerfield Orchid Society, FL, June 11th
  • Delray Beach Orchid Society, FL, June 12th
  • Boca Raton Orchid Society, FL, June 13th
  • Great Lakes Judging Center 2019 Seminar June 15-16th
  • The Greater Cleveland Orchid Society, OH, June 17th
  • The West Shore Orchid Society, OH, June 19th
  • Central Ohio Orchid Society, OH, June 20th
  • San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists, CA, July 18th
  • Carolinas Judging Center, Greensboro, NC, July 20th
  • South Carolina Orchid Society, Columbia, SC, July 21st
  • Marin Orchid Society, CA July 23rd
  • Houston Orchid Society, TX, Aug. 1st
  • Houston Annual Workshop, TX, Aug. 2nd and 3rd
  • Tip of Texas Orchid Society, Weslaco, TX, Aug. 4th
  • Fort Worth Orchid Society, TX, Aug. 5th
  • Austin Orchid Society, TX, Aug. 6th
  • San Antonio Orchid Society, TX, Aug. 7th
  • St. Croix Orchid Society, US Virgin Islands, Aug. 17th
  • Costa Rica, Aug. 30-31st   
  • Tucson Orchid Society, Sept. 18th
  • Phoenix Orchid Society, Sept. 19th
  • Victoria Orchid Society, Canada, Sept. 23rd
  • Fraser Valley Orchid Society, Canada, Sept. 24th
  • Vancouver Orchid Society, Canada, Sept. 25th
  • Gulfport Orchid Society, MS, Oct 13th
  • Saskatchewan Orchid Society, Canada, Oct. 25th
  • Orchid Society of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, Oct 27th
  • The Foothills Orchid Society, Calgary, Canada, Oct. 28th
  • CNYOS, Syracuse, NY, Nov. 3rd
  • GROS, Rochester, NY, Nov. 4th
  • NFROS, Buffalo, NY, Nov.  5th
  • Peninsula Orchid Society, Virginia, Nov. 16th      
  • Virginia Orchid Society, Nov.17th
  • National Capital Orchid Society, Nov. 18th        
  • Saginaw Orchid Society, MI, Jan 11th, 2020
  • Ann Arbor Orchid Society, MI Jan 12th, 2020

 

 

Plant orders that are delivered to an Society event can now pay COD, please select this option on your cart order,
you may also use the discount code SOCIETYORDERS, so the cart does not add standard shipping.

These only apply to Orders delivered to societies.



1255 Navel Place
Vista, CA 92081
(760) 310-0778
fred.clarke@att.net
www.sunsetvalleyorchids.com

 

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