One-day horticultural workshops run by the OrchidSociety.com and BonsaiTreeArt.com:
Orchid Care Management Workshop
This workshop will show the possibilities for small/midsize business of growing orchids in the hothouse. While emphasis will be on small orchid nursery, the methods outlined at the workshop are also applicable to larger scale orchid growing operation. Also covered in the workshop is the choice of orchid species, orchid care, orchid distribution and orchid marketing. This one day workshop will examine specifics of growing Gloriosa rothschildiana, Phalaenopsis, Cymbidium and Dendrobium.
Bonsai Tree Care Workshop
The workshop covers the essentials of the bonsai tree care, display and marketing. Basic bonsai care varies considerably depending on source species. This one day workshop will examine specifics of growing Chinese Elm, Japanese Juniper and Pine. The workshop also covers the history of bonsai, along with advice on pruning, potting, training, creating, and displaying them. This workshop program targets bonsai tree enthusiasts looking for additional source of income from their hobby.
The workshops are by invitations only. The workshop dates and locations will be specified in invitation.