Cornell University

Wine and Orchids!

Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center, Nearing Summer House
124 Comstock Knoll Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

This fun, informal presentation delves into the origins of orchids and our endless fascination with them. Learn fun facts, orchid trivia, and orchid care with expert orchid grower Barbara Schmidt, author of Orchid Care: For the Beginner. Participants will receive a small orchid to take home, and can purchase wine by the glass from Six Mile Creek Vineyard. Barbara will sign copies of her book (available for purchase in the Gift Shop), and troubleshoot any orchid you wish to bring from home. Light snacks provided. Participants must be 21 or older and prepared to show proof of age. Pre-registration is required.

Fee:  $40 ($36 for members) Note: Wine not included in registration fee.

Instructor:  Barbara Schmidt, author and orchid grower

Location:  Nearing Summer House (Rain: Nevin Welcome Center

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Cornell Botanic Gardens



$40 ($36 for members)

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Kevin Moss

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Ages 21 and older

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