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Post by GOEBEL, Dr. Robt. J » Tue, 25 Jan 2000 04:00:00



Subject:
            Re: N.American orchid shows
       Date:
            Sun, 23 Jan 2000 14:43:19 GMT
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> 'Twas Sat, 22 Jan 2000 10:48:16 -0600, when GOEBEL
> enriched all our lives with these words:

> >The listing of N.American _Orchid Shows & Events_ has been updated for
> >Jan/Feb/March . . . list includes some international events, including
> >S.American.
> >Please submit info on upcoming shows & events in your area!

> >    http://www.botana.com/events.html

>         This may come as a bit of a shock, Bob, but the UK isn't part
> of North America.



> >>         This may come as a bit of a shock, Bob, but the UK isn't
part
> >> of North America.

> >Indeed not, but every year we log hundreds of requests from the UK
> >re: "when/where are orchid shows scheduled Stateside" as visitors
> >vacation here!

> Easily understandable.  I've been involved with arranging holidays for
> orchid growers in the Channel islands and nearby, mainland Europe in
> the past, but on many occasions I was asked very earnestly about the
> possibility of visits to the US.  Amongst orchid growers, the 'other
> side of the pond' is a force to be reckoned with.

> David Poole

We hope to have an on-line "Visit!" section soon . . .
in addition to shows and events, we will be listing commercial growers
by state/area, as well as "hobbyists" who welcome the chance to show
what they grow.

We have had visitors from the UK at our bookstore! Wonderful time(s)!!

-Bob
        http://www.botana.com/events.html