Welcome to the Plantation Orchid Society

 

We are very excited to have Carol De Biase as our next speaker.  Carol De Biase is the Curator of Orchids at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens in Miami, Florida.  Carol has been growing orchids for over 40 years starting out in Tulsa, Oklahoma where her husband John was practicing medicine.  Carol has been an American Orchid Society Judge for the last thirty odd years traveling extensively to the Peru, Borneo, South Africa, Malaysia, Columbia, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and the Caribbean, as well as all over the United States.   Carol has served on many Committees of the American Orchid Society.   Carol is also a member of many orchid societies and had been  the Editor of the South Florida  Orchid Society "The Orchidist" Magazine/Newsletter for  twelve years.    When Carol is not growing or judging orchids, she is heavily involved in volunteering especially with Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and has been a member of this organization for the past 21 years.    Carol is the recipient of many AOS awards and enjoys growing and showing her many species and hybrids