All about orchids

Fellows Riverside Gardens will host the Jewels of Winter, an orchid experience, in the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center.

When: The display opened Friday and continues through March 17. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Some orchids will be available for sale.

Orchid clinic: The session will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday with Dave Miller of Niles, volunteer at Fellows and vice president of the Greater Akron Orchid Society. Bring your plants and questions to the program. Fee is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers.

Orchid walk-abouts: Jackie Land, a Fellows volunteer, will lead a guided tour through the display from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 23 and Miller will lead a tour from 10 a.m. to noon March 5. Tours are free.

Registration: Register for the clinic and tours by calling 330-740-7116.

Orchid shows: Greater Akron Orchid Society show March 2 and 3 at Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center in Akron; visit Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania show March 23 and 24 at Phipps Garden Center in Pittsburgh; visit

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