- Paphiopedilums and their differences, and how to grow them.
- Phragmipediums and their hybrids, and how to grow them.
- Phragmipedium kovachii and its hybrids
- Can speak on just about anything within the Slipper Group.
Providing plants for sale: No
Remuneration: Travel expenses & speaker fee ($200 US).
Travel restrictions: None; Available anytime.
Online Presentations: Yes
Other Information: Glen Decker has been growing orchids for over 40 years, and holds the degree of Associate in Applied Science in Ornamental Horticulture. Glen was the previous owner of Piping Rock Orchids, selling his business in 2019. He was the previous chair of the American Orchid Society's Publications Committee and a past Director of the Orchid Digest Corporation. Glen has won numerous AOS awards, including the Butterworth Prize, Nax Trophy, WW Wilson Award and the Carlyle A. Luer Award. He has appeared in Martha Stewart's Better Living Magazine and on a PBS TV special "Orchid Delirium". He rewrote the Slipper section of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's "The Best Orchids for Indoors" and was the technical editor for the "Orchids for Dummies" book. He also has written many articles on Paphiopedilums and Phragmipedium, which have been published worldwide.
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