Orchid Painting Demo June 4th at Long Island Orchid Festival, Planting Fields Arboretum

| 26 May, 2017 09:14

Long Island Orchid Festival 2017
June 2 - 4, 2017
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
9 AM to 5 PM
The Long Island Orchid Society will be holding the Fourth Annual Long Island Orchid Festival on June 2 through 4, 2017 at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park. The festival will host numerous orchids and vendors from around the world and include lectures from advanced orchid growers.

Admission to the Long Island Orchid Festival is FREE
(Planting Fields Arboretum Parking $8 per car, NYS Empire pass accepted.)
Participating Vendors
Dragon Agro
Fair Orchids
J & L Orchids
  Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies
Marlow Orchids 
Orquideas Katia
Woodstock Gardens
Artist and LIOS Member Nancy Wernersbach

Artist & LIOS Member Nancy Wernersbach will give an orchid painting demo from 12 to 2 pm on Sunday June 4th and the finished painting will be raffled. You could be the winner of an original piece of orchid art!


Orchids, Flowers and Gardens
Art Exhibit by LIOS members and local artists. Enjoy fine art and photography that captures the beauty of flowers as seen through the artists' eyes.
Event Lecture times and dates
Friday, June 2, 1 PM
Speaker: Gustavo A Aguirre, Orquídeas Katía
Topic: Growing Colombian Pleurothallidinae

Saturday, June 3, 11 AM
Speaker: Peter Stegemann, LIOS President
Topic: Basic Orchid Culture


  Saturday, June 3, 2 PM
Speaker: Dave Taft, LIOS Board Member
Topic: An Introduction to Native Orchids of the Northeast

Sunday, June 4, 1 PM
Speaker: Rich Heeseler, LIOS Treasurer
Topic: Successful Orchid Growing in the Home
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
Long Island’s premier public arboretum and historic site located in Oyster Bay, New York. A former Gold Coast estate, the arboretum is comprised of 409 acres of greenhouses, rolling lawns, formal gardens, woodland paths, and outstanding plant collections. The original historic estate buildings remain including the 65 room Tudor Revival mansion, Coe Hall, which is open for tours spring through fall. The grounds, landscaped by the Olmsted Brothers of Brookline, Massachusetts, are spectacularly beautiful year round.

Click HERE for images of past Long Island Orchid Festivals
Click HERE for Directions
Click HERE for Event Flyer

For further information email [email protected]