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PORT ST. LUCIE -- The Port St. Lucie Orchid Society is hosting its 20th annual show and sale on March 8- 10, at the Port St. Lucie Community Center.
This show, themed "Orchid Treasures," will feature massive floor displays installed by four other Treasure Coast orchid societies; high quality vendors from around the state providing live plants and related supplies; vendor displays; free orchid classes; judging by the American Orchid Society; a children's "Orchids in Art" project; a photography contest and much more.
The society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering knowledge of orchids and their culture and related fields. There are regular clinics for beginners and more seasoned growers, botanical classes for children many opportunities for education. There are also annual scholarships given to worthy students who wish to pursue higher education in ecological fields and botany.
The community center is located at 2195 Airoso Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 579-3014.