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Learn how to grow, care for and bloom your orchids
   Ironwood Estate Orchids is conducting
       Beginner Classes and Hands on Repotting Class

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Beginner Class is about 2 hours     Hands on Repotting Class is about 1 1/2 hours
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No June class this year.  There will be classes July thru December
July 2017

Wednesday July 19th Beginner Class 9:00 am    Wednesday July 19th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm
Saturday July 22nd Beginner Class 9:00 am        Saturday July 22nd Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm

August 2017

Wednesday August 23rd Beginner Class 9:00 am    Wednesday August 23rd Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm
Saturday August 26th Beginner Class 9:00 am          Saturday August 26th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm


September 2017

Wednesday September 20th Beginner Class 9:00 am    Wednesday September 20th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm
Saturday September 23rd Beginner Class 9:00 am         Saturday September 23rd Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm

October 2017

Wednesday October 18th Beginner Class 9:00 am    Wednesday October 18th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm
Saturday October 21st Beginner Class 9:00 am         Saturday October 21st Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm

November 2017
Wednesday November 8th Beginner Class 9:00 am    Wednesday November 8th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm
Saturday November 11th Beginner Class 9:00 am       Saturday November 11th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm

December 2017
Wednesday December 6th Beginner Class 9:00 am    Wednesday December 6th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm
Saturday December 9th Beginner Class 9:00 am         Saturday December 9th Hands on Repotting Class 1:00 pm

Beginner Classes
Sign up for  Beginner Classes
The Beginner Class is for people who are not yet familiar with growing orchids.  This class will teach you how to care for orchids, going over the special growing needs of orchids.  You will also learn about reblooming orchids.  The class will cover major most-usually grown genera of orchids.  You will receive written class material which you will keep.  You get to ask questions, make notes and learn what orchids you can grow in your environment.
After the class ends, you will be able to purchase orchids, decorative pots, potting and other orchid supplies.
The cost of the Beginner class is $20.00 per person.


Sign up for Hands on Repotting Class
The Hands on Repotting Class:  This is for people who are early in growing orchids, only growing them for a short time or only have a few and need more information.  The class will go over the basics of growing orchids to make sure that everyone is clear on the basics.  You get to ask questions.  Then the class will move to repotting orchids. You will be instructed on the why and how to repot for the major most-usually grown genera of orchids.  You will get to do a hands-on repotting of a small orchid in order to get the feel of what to do when you repot your orchids.  You get to keep the small orchid that you pot.  You will get to ask questions, make notes and receive written instructions on repotting orchids.
After the class ends, you will be able to purchase orchids, decorative pots, potting and other orchid supplies. 
The cost of the Repotting Class is $25.00 per person

How To Register: Call (828) 294-3950 or e-mail info@ironwoodorchids.com to register for any of the classes. 
Please indicate the date and time that you are registering for. 
Give the name and contact phone # of each person attending the class. 
The Beginner Class is about 2 hours and the Repotting Class is about 1 1/2 hours.
Location:  The classes are held at the greenhouse of Ironwood Estate Orchids
3757 Sandy Ford Rd., Hickory, NC  28602

*Special class dates and times can be made for groups who would like to take the class together.
 
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Ironwood Estate Orchids, 3757 Sandy Ford Rd., Hickory, NC  28602  (828) 294-3950 
e-mail:  info@ironwoodorchids.com
    Website: www.ironwoodorchids.com

Directions: from I 40 take exit 321A, will be on 321 going South.  Take River Rd. exit #41.  Left at top of ramp onto River Rd., go two miles, at T intersection turn right onto Sandy Ford Rd., 5th house on left.  Sign for Ironwood Estate Orchids at driveway greenhouses behind home.

 

Groups are welcome.  Groups of 5 to 12 may arrange special times and dates that suit the group and us.  Please contact Phyllis Erikson to arrange for your group to come to the greenhouse to take the class.  (828) 294-3950 or info@ironwoodorchids.com
Thank you to each of our customers!
It is you who make this a business and a wonderful experience.
We invite you to come to the greenhouse (by appointment) and
enjoy the ever changing environment of blooms, plant growth and orchid offerings.
 Dale and Phyllis Erikson  Still growing and enjoying orchids after more than 30 years

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