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Stanhopeas, Heart of Texas Orchid Society Meeting

June 4 @ 6:30 pm 9:00 pm

Open to the public, free to attend

Join us this month for the Heart of Texas Orchid Society’s meeting about Stanhopeas! The featured speaker will be Laurie Skov, owner of Orchids & Tropical, presenting on Stanhopea Orchids.

Please Note: Laurie will present off-site via Zoom. Participants are welcome to join us in person in
Zilker Auditorium to socialize and watch his presentation on the big screen.

About the Presenter

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Laurie Skov has been growing orchids for more than 25 years. He
retired from Amoco/BP in 1999 and turned his orchid obsession into a business in 2001. Laurie
and his wife, Sheila, are owners of Orchids & Tropicals in Santa Fe, Texas where they maintain a
5,000 sq. ft. greenhouse, a tropical jungle, and four acres of pecan trees. Laurie is a past president of the Houston Orchid Society and currently VP of the Galveston Bay Orchid Society. Their business specializes in growing heat-tolerant orchids including many unique species. One of which is Stanhopea – his favorite ‘wild child’.

Heart of Texas Orchid Society

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Zilker Botanical Garden

2220 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78746
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