More than 4000 visit Mingara Orchid Show and Fair
THIS year's annual Mingara Orchid Show and Fair was another resounding success.
More than 4000 people visited the exhibition at Mingara Club on the weekend of June 25 and 26 despite unfavourable weather.
The diehards came from all parts of Australia to witness some of the most outstanding orchid collections in Australia.
Visitors were able to buy the latest breeding in orchids from a range of trusted Australian and international orchid nurseries as well as a huge range of orchid supplies such as pots, fertilisers, potting mediums and much more.
Exhibitors were: Alice's Orchids, Bromeliads Australia, Cedervale Orchids, Coachwood Nursery, Dark Star Orchids, David Keneally Orchids, Dendi Orchids, Ezi- Gro Orchids, Fong Ping Orchids, Johnson Orchids, Kawana Gardens Nursery, Kiwi Orchid Bark,- Kuranda exotic Orchids, Nicky's Slippers, Orchid Care Services, Orchid Productions, Orchid Species Plus, Orchids on Newbold, Rosella Orchids,Sakdirsi and Daughters Nursery Thailand,The Orchid Tray Company, Tinonee Orchid Nursery, TyTags, Western Orchid Culture and Woolf Orchid Culture
Members of Mingara Orchid Club were be on hand to provide information about orchids, growing conditions on the Central Coast and providing potting demonstrations throughout the fair and show weekend.
Visitors also enjoyed talented exhibits by the wonderful wood turners of the Central Coast and browsed through orchid books, magazines and orchid crafts.
Spokesman Steve Dunstan said the entire weekend had run smoothly and the organising committee was delighted with the outcome.
He said planning would commence almost immediately for next year's event.