DECEMBER 2018

    I need to start off with an apology. There was no newsletter for November.

    I was just really busy, changing our warehouse, getting stock ready for shows and attending shows. The end of          the month just comes around too quickly.


Order online and Get 15% discount on all products.

At check out simply enter the discount code for december      xmas    


Note the discount only applies to ONLINE ORDERS

It does not apply to telephone orders or purchases from our shop


        Orchid den has a new front page on the website:   Check it out:         www.orchidden.com .au


ORCHID DEN IS NOW LOCATED AT: 


UNIT 8 179-181 CURRUMBURRA ROAD ASHMORE QLD 4215


Opening hours Mon. - Friday     10.30am to 4.00pm

Ring A-J before you come on 0411 020563 - Just to ensure that we are open


Weekends by appointment. - Ring A-J on   0411 0202563





Our new home at 8/179-181 Currumurra Rd. Ashmore   QLD


Odontocidium Catatante Kilauea karma,

Would make a great Christmas gift. 

Spectacular plants, well grown.  Easy to grow, flower prolifically. Flowers last for at least 6 weeks.These plants are in a 105mm pot, they need potting on, all have a well developed flower spike (approx 900mm in length), flowers are just starting to open.




The fertiliser distributor easily connects to your hose.Includes magamp fertiliser. N7 P17.5 K5The fertiliser distributor together with the low nitrogen magamp fertiliser enables you to fertilise everytime you water.

WHERE AND WHEN IS ORCHID DEN'S NEXT WORK SHOP?

ANSWER:     Carrara Markets  and 10th February 2019. This was the date that I gave you in Octobers Newsletter


WRONG ANSWER

The correct answer is Carrara Markets on Saturday Feb 2nd and Sunday Feb 3rd 2019

12.30pm to 2.30pm


'  Orchid Den usually holds a workshop in August each year, they are extremely popular, however due to lack

  of space, numbers of attendees is limited. We repeatedly get asked as to when are we going to hold our 

  next workshop. 

    Orchid Den's next workshop is to be held at Carrara Markets, on the 2nd and 3rd of February 2019. -   

    Commencing at 12.30pm and finishing at 2.30pm, each day.  The workshop will be part of a much

    larger event.CA

 

This will be a huge event, to be held in Carrara markets large events centre.

This is not an Orchid Show it is a Trade Fair.

Many vendors selling Orchids, Bromeliads and other plants.

Including the full range of Orchid Den's Products.



FREE ENTRY - PLENTY OF FREE PARKING

Carrara Market's Events Centre

C

Opens at 8.00am. - Come early for the best plants.

Buy yourself morning tea from one of the many coffee shops and bakeries.

Sit down at the tables and listen to the guest speakers:

Roger Small - Spinifex country charcoal - Horticultural Charcoal

Des Warnock - Plant of Health - Organic Fertilisers

Wander around the markets, have lunch at one of the many cafes.

CARRARA MARKETS

For over 30 years, CarraraMarkets has been a well-knownGold Coast tourist attraction and afavourite shopping destination tomany locals. It is the largestpermanent marketplace inAustralia and now boasts afantastic new Events Arena,additional to over 400 marketstalls, cafes and attractions.Carrara Markets is a popularfamily day out with thousands ofvisitors every weekend. 

ORCHID DEN's WORKSHOP

 COMMENCES AT 12.30PM


topics:


growing orchids nature's way

pots and potting mixes

watering and fertilisers

insecticides and fungicides


repotting:

Introducing orchid den's alternative mix


Phalaenopsis orchids

oncidium intergeneric orchids

cattleyas



ORCHID CLUBS AND SOCIETIES


Orchid Clubs and Societies are invited on an exhibitor basis:

    Help make this a great event.  The events area will have a designated show case area for clubs and societies

Providing your club or society with the opportunity to promote your club and to promote your coming events for the year.

Consider holding a benching competition.

Orchid Displays are welcome, however you will not be permitted to sell plants or products.

You are welcome to conduct raffles.

Past events have had large numbers attending.  

We suggest that you hold spot raffles, they could raise a considerable amount of money for your club.

Approach the Orchid Vendors for donations for the spot raffles.

Carrara markets will provide each club with a maximum of 4 tables 1.8m in length.

Additional tables will be available at a cost of $50.00 each

BENEFITS:

Exposure to thousands of regular market visitors.

You will benefit from Carrara Market's comprehensive marketing and advertising campaign specifically for this event, including Gold Coast and Brisbane radio, flyers signage Carrara markets website, various vendors websites, data base mailouts, PR and social media.

BUS GROUPS

Carrara Markets welcomes bus groups by providing VIP perks

These include.      A market shopping bag

                                 Market discount card

                                 $3.00 in market money to spend.

    LET US KNOW THAT YOUR COMING SO THAT OUR COACH COORDINATOR CAN MEET YOUR BUS

    Contact email Mia at Carrara markets at       maria@carraramarkets.com.au



MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM ORCHID DEN