Garden Club To Feature Orchid Talk By Pirjo Amato

The Wellington Garden Club will meet on Monday, March 7 at 9:30 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center, located at 12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd. The speaker will be Pirjo Amato, a designer, grower and cultivator of orchids, succulents and other rare plants.

The former owner of PRA Orchids, Amato and her husband, George, have created orchid designs for some of the wealthiest residents of Palm Beach for more than 30 years. In addition to her design talents, she is a grower and cultivator of orchids, succulents and rare plants. PRA Orchids also created living art sculptures and participated in fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago as well as other country clubs.

Amato will demonstrate the art of creating beautiful designs using orchids. In addition, she will share her photos of the floral designs and installations she created for mansions on Palm Beach and summer homes in the Hamptons.

The community is invited to join the club for coffee and a plant raffle beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by the presentation at 10 a.m. Visitors are asked to check in at the guest table. To reserve a spot, contact Maria Wolfe at For more information, visit