Find the spirit of the tropics at Fellows Riverside Gardens with the Jewels of Winter Orchid exhibit, on display now through March 16 inside the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center. Visit the D. D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center to view these exotic beauties on display. A series of programs beginning this month will provide further learning experiences about the orchid.
Beginner Orchids – Thursday, February 6 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Becoming an orchid owner may seem daunting, but this class will ease your fears and help you get your orchid to its first birthday and beyond. Dave Miller and Jackie Land will share ways to keep your orchid growing beautifully in your home.
Fee: $12; FFRG member: $10
Orchid Walk-About – Saturday, February 8 and Tuesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. – Noon
Dave Miller from the Greater Akron Orchid Society will lead an orchid walk highlighting the main varieties of orchids displayed throughout the Davis Center. You may bring an actual orchid to the walk to be diagnosed.
Space is limited, please call to register for this free program.
Orchid Clinic – Wednesday, February 19 and Thursday, March 6 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dave Miller and Jackie Land will walk you through repotting your very own orchid. Bring any problem orchids you may have and they will help you get them back on track. Plus, receive an orchid to repot in class and take home.
Fee: $20; FFRG member: $15
Please call Fellows Riverside Gardens at 330.740.7116 for more information and to register for these orchid programs. The D. D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.