various travelogues about shows and orchid related travel in South and Central America or we can arrange to speak on a subject (orchid related) of your choice
Providing plants for sale: We grow and sell a wide variety of genera. Check out the web page.
Remuneration: All travel expenses. Speaker’s fee of $200 can be negotiated if we bring plants for sale.
Any restrictions (travel times/distances traveled, etc): Each speaking commitment is individually arranged to fit our ever changing schedule. We love to travel so distance is not an issue.
For 35 years Doug and Terry have been growing, and showing tropical orchids throughout North America. Terry and husband Doug are lifetime members of the Southern Ontario Orchid Society. On becoming an American Orchid Society Judge associated with the Toronto Judging Centre, Terry has broadened her travels to South and Central America. As members of the Native Orchid Conference they also study our temperate native orchid species.
This addictive hobby has evolved into Orchids in Our Tropics
Over the years they have received numerous trophies, AOS awards, and much recognition for their superb displays.
Terry and Doug, both, share the hobby with their audiences by giving enthusiastic informative presentations. Depending on the topic either Doug or Terry will be the designated speaker.