Award Winning Orchid Grower to Speak at Susquehanna Orchid Show

Pennington, NJ, October 06, 2011 --( Susan Gange, owner of Stony Brook Orchids, will present “Growing Phalaenopsis in the Home,” on Saturday October 22 at 1:00 pm, during the 28th Annual Susquehanna Orchid Society Show and Sale, at Stauffers of Kissel Hill in Lancaster, PA. Her lecture will demonstrate how anyone can successfully grow Phalaenopsis orchids – sold everywhere from big box stores to the corner grocery – in the home.

“I’m excited to have the opportunity to share my orchid-growing expertise and to introduce people to orchid growing. With a sunny window sill and minimal care, anyone can experience the satisfaction of growing their own beautiful orchids,” said Susan.

The 2011 Susquehanna Orchid Society Show and Sale runs from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23, 2011 at Stauffers of Kissel Hill, located on Rohrerstown Road in Lancaster, PA. Several orchid vendors and orchid societies from the region will be exhibiting at the show. Orchid plants and supplies will also be available for purchase.

Show hours are:

Friday, October 21: 12:00 – 8:00pm
Saturday, October 22: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, October 23: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Saturday October 22 Lecture Schedule is:

10am Semi Hydroponics: The Basics Ray Barkalow
11 Growing the Classic Cattleya in the Home Paul Sheetz
12 Growing Mini Cattleyas in the Home Steve Male
1pm Growing Phalaenopsis in the Home Susan Gange
2 Choosing an Orchid to grow in Your Home Ken Meier
3 Growing Dendrobiums in the Home Trey Pyfer
4 Insectivorous Plants: The Basics Michael Szesze
5 Growing Cacti and Succulents in the Home Walt Meshaka

About the Susquehanna Orchid Society

The Susquehanna Orchid Society was formed in 1980 to support and encourage the orchid growers of the Lower Susquehanna Valley. Meetings are held on the third Sunday of each month in Camp Hill, PA. The Society may be found on the internet at

About Stony Brook Orchids

Stony Brook Orchids, located in Pennington, NJ, provides orchid plants, supplies, and expert orchid advice to novice and experienced growers alike. The telephone number is 609-730-8448 More information is available at

Contact Information:

Susan Gange
Telephone: 609 730-8448

Stony Brook Orchids
Susan Gange