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Bus excursion to the Huntington Botanical Garden for a behind the scenes tour of off-exhibit greenhouses and laboratory, plus a visit to the conservatory. Saturday, January 20th.
Departure: 7:30 am sharp in central San Diego (behind the Broken Yolk in Mission Valley) and ~ 8:15 am in North County at La Costa Park and Ride.
Return: expected back in San Diego at 7 pm.
Cost: $40 per person; checks payable: San Diego County Orchid Society; payment required by January 2nd at SDCOS General Meeting or January 3rd at POS General Meeting. Give checks to Myra DeTate, SDCOS Treasurer or Alex Nadzan, POS Co-President.
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Mail check before January 1st to:
SDCOS - HBG trip
P.O. Box 161020
San Diego, CA 92176
This will be a day trip filled with fun! We’ll have a docent-led tour of the three off-exhibit greenhouses, housing over 10,000 orchids. Brandon Tam at HBG suggested this time of year to see many orchids in bloom. We’ll also visit the laboratory to see how orchids are pollinated, flasked and grown into seedlings. Cost for the bus trip is $40 per person. Admission is free! SDCOS will provide bottled water and snacks for the trip. Lunch options are available at cafes and restaurants on the grounds or pick a nice spot to enjoy a picnic packed at home. There is so much to do and see here! Also, you will have free admission to the grounds of the Huntington Library to explore the museums and various gardens. Non-members are welcome too! Sign-up now! Space is limited to 40 persons due to the special tours