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Next Meeting is on Thursday, April 12th, 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Contra Costa Water District Building Board Room
 1331 Concord Ave. Concord, CA

Carol Klonowski:  Australian Dendrobiums

Carol Klonowski has been growing orchids since the 1980's when a friend in Berkeley,California, gave her a cattleya and it bloomed out with three big, dark lavender flowers and an intoxicating fragrance. She built an entire greenhouse in her backyard to accommodate the precious plant, which only led her to buy more orchids. Then another friend gave her a gift membership to the Orchid Society of California and it's been a serious passion ever since.

She can recall going to monthly meetings at OSC and DVOS where orchid legends such as the late Frank Fordyce and Dick Emory would be available to answer the many questions an eager hobbyist could ask.

Carol has served as Director, Vice President, and President of the Orchid Society of California for most of the past two decades and is currently an Accredited Judge with the American Orchid Society, California Sierra Nevada Judging Cente

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Den. Avril's Gold x speciosum

Den. Australian Rhubarb Pie

Den. Australian Artist

The plant table will be supplied by Sunset Valley Orchids

Dinner with the Speaker at 5:30 pm is at Sichuan Fortune House, 41 Woodsworth Ln, Pleasant Hill , CA

Everyone is invited to attend and meet our speaker - email Bettty at kauwonn@gmail.com to reserve a seat. 

Visit the Diablo View Orchid Society page on Facebook: 

It is a CLOSED GROUP page, to which only members can post orchid related pictures and comments. To become a member use this link 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1688682468073346/?ref= ts&fref=ts
and someone will contact you and invite you to the group.

Last update 04/26/18 Webmaster, Ulrike Ahlborn webmaster@diabloviewos.org
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