This fall has been good for orchids grown in Garison Way. So many plants are in bloom! many more are still in buds or in sheaths… more blooms to come. Are you interested in orchids? The Gainesville Orchid Society members is a welcoming group of orchid enthusiasts that meets at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens the 4th Monday of the month. The doors open at 6:30 pm and the meeting starts at 7:00 pm. It’s a short 10 minutes drive from us. Visitors are always welcome and admission is free. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced orchid grower, you might enjoy meeting some local orchid lovers, learn, acquire uncommon orchids provided by members through a silent auction, hear orchid experts presentations. Refreshments are provided at the meeting.