Harvey Brenneise
1203 Rosemont Dr.
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Phone: 909-786-6419
E-mail address: Harvey.Brenneise@gmail.com

Topics for consideration:

  • Darwin's sexy orchids: First case study On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

  • Finding hidden internet orchid treasures

  • Throw out the bark for the last time: Growing orchids in rocks and water (Semi-Hydroponic)

Background experience/biography: Retired professional librarian, including from 2008-10 at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA. Over 60 years growing orchids in the Midwest, Pacific NW, Nebraska, Mississippi and Southern & Northern California. He has grown them outside, in greenhouses and under lights, and has won 11 AOS quality awards.

Sales plants available: No.

Costs and particulars: Honorarium: $150 (negotiable for small societies) plus travel expenses. Open to Zoom presentations.

Current schedule: Fluid

Recent past speaking engagements: American Orchid Society, local societies in Southern California, Gulf Coast Orchid Society, Northwest Orchid Society, Sonoma County Orchid Society, Mt. Baker Orchid Society, Vancouver Orchid Society, Orange County Orchid Society, Pinelands Orchid Society (New Jersey)

References: On request

Open to additional presentations: Yes

Updated 12/20/2021