Introduction to Orchids

Orchids with Spencer Hauck

The orchid: delicate and exotic, these blooms have evolved from historical rarity into one of the most popular flowers in the world. Join horticulturist Spencer Hauck as he discusses what makes them special and why you should start growing them! Explore the process of finding orchids and seed pods, and learn how to purchase them commercially. Learn more about varieties that are readily available, and discover others that are less common. Learn how to care for a variety of blooms, exploring specific plant profiles. Spencer will walk you through how to deal with issues that can create challenges even for those with experience. Once you start growing orchids, you’ll be hooked!

Date/Time: Monday, March 22, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Fee: Public $15, TBG Member or Volunteer $12 (plus fees + HST)
Location: Online (Zoom)
Registration Deadline: one hour prior to the program start time


About Spencer Hauck

Spencer Hauck is a landscape industry certified horticulturist with 16 years of experience in the horticulture industry. He has his certification from the CNLA, and is a graduate of the Humber/Guelph Horticultural Technician Apprenticeship program. In January of 2019 he started his own company, Sandhill Botanicals, where he specializes in tropical plants, planter designs, and garden maintenance. He has done work for several private estates, and local businesses around Waterloo Region.