Estepona Council presents the V Estepona Orchid Fair to be held at the Orchid House Botanical Park on November 2 and 3. This event will feature an exhibition and sale of tropical orchids.
In addition to being able to view the orchids, the fair includes the holding of several free orchid initiation workshops, assembly and transplantation of orchids, and care and resolution of common problems, which will be taught by Pantrópica Orquídeas Collectors.
During those two days there will also be talks, exhibitions and the sale of orchids.
The programme planned for the talks is as follows:
• Saturday 2, at 12 noon: ‘Adaptation of tropical orchids to home cultivation’, with Sergiy Onychuk.
• Saturday 2, at 5 pm: The genus Paphiopedilum. Cultivation techniques ’, with Anatoli Minzatu.
• Sunday 3, at 12 noon: ‘My first orchid, all about growing at home. Questions and answers ’, with Rubén Velázquez.
The capacity will be limited to 25 participants per talk. To reserve a place, those interested should call the Orchid House’s telephone number: 951 51 70 74.
The visiting hours for the Orchid Fair will be from 10 am to 7 pm on Saturday; and from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday, and the entrance will cost € 3 for adults and € 1 for children.