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SOLD OUT Repotting Orchids

April 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Saturday, April 2
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Leslie Botanical Classroom
$35 nonmembers | $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout)


Our popular orchid class is back! Become enchanted again with the dynamic orchid plant family – one of the largest of all on the planet.
This introductory, in-person workshop presents basic lifeforms and biology of orchid plants, including flower anatomy, growth habit, and understanding the taxonomy of orchids that have been bred by humans for generations. View several different flowering orchid plant types. Learn to identify some common orchid plant pests.
Potting mix, pots, mounting, and a hands-on repotting demonstration will be covered.
Each registrant may bring up to two personal orchids from home to re-pot during this workshop. Jim will personally inspect your plant and give you tips and tricks to help it flourish!


Each student will take home a Central American fragrant orchid species, Rhyncholaelia glauca, to start or add to their personal houseplant collection.


Instructor: Jim Burnett is a retired science instructor from Olney Central College in Illinois, where he taught an orchid biology class that shared the science and hobbyist lifestyle of orchid growing to undergraduates and community members alike.

Refund Policy
Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case, please notify Kat Rivers at KRIVERS@WATERFRONTGARDENS.ORG or 502-276-5404 with the name of who will attend in your place. Multi-event series cannot be transferred. In the event that Waterfront Botanical Gardens cancels a class for any reason (e.g. low enrollment, instructor unavailability, natural hazard, etc.), we will attempt to reschedule the class or event. If there is no reschedule, the purchaser will be issued a full refund. Refunds are issued by check only. 
Emergency Cancellation
In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Gardens will contact registered students with a cancellation notice (always provide/maintain a current email address and phone number so that we may notify you of an emergency or cancellation). The Gardens will attempt to reschedule classes cancelled due to an emergency event if possible.


April 2, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom
1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States