Guidroz speaks at Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting

Billy Guidroz was guest speaker for Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April program “Orchids A to Z.” His Power Point presentation included requirements for growing orchids successfully, types of orchids and tips to keep orchids blooming.

A handout was distributed to members with information on a variety of orchid cultures, growing orchids in the home and repotting orchids. A selection of orchids from Guidroz’s greenhouse was displayed.

He is an active member of the American Orchid Society, the Southwest Orchid Growers Association and the Terrebonne Orchid Society.

Hostesses for the meeting were Jean Chauvin and Dawn Thomason. The floral design, “Thistle Delight,” was constructed by Chauvin. Components of the artistic design were driftwood, thistle leaves and purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea).

Door prize winner was Verdie Laws. The installation ceremony for 2013-15 club officers will be held during the May meeting at the Bayou Vista Community Center.

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