See “Spotlight Vendors” for pre-show order offers (updated daily)
Dine Among Orchids Pre-Show Banquet Menu Friday January 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Reservation Deadline January 20, 2017
(more information found under Orchid Show 2017 tab)
American Orchid Society:
They now have periodic webinars available that are very informative. You will find specific information on their website. www.aos.org.
January 10, 2017. 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.Greenhouse Chat. Presenter Ron McHatton, American Orchid Society Director of Education, and accredited AOS judge, will hold a Q&A session on orchid culture. Advanced Registration (space is limited) required. The webinar is free for everyone. Send your questions to Sandra Tillisch Svoboda by January 5, 2017 to email@example.com Please see the website for additional information and registration. www.aos.org.
January 25, 2017. 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Novelty Cattleyas." Learn about what used to be called, "Novelty Cattleyas." Fred Clarke will explain what parents are best used to create fanciful spotted and splash-petal cattleya hybrids. AOS members only. Advanced Registration (space is limited) required. Please see the website for additional information and registration.www.aos.org.
American Orchid Society Judging
American Orchid Society provides judging to New England, New York and Northern New Jersey.
The Northeast Judging Center of the American Orchid Society sponsors 2 monthly judging events at the following venues:
1) First Saturday of the month - Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston MA
2) Third Saturday of the month - Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens, Stamford, CT
On these days, each site holds educational forums and discussions in the morning beginning at 10:30 on a wide range of topics related to orchid judging. Plants being submitted for judging should arrive no later than noon that day; actual judging of plants begins after a lunch break, generally no later than 1 PM.
In addition to our monthly judging, we participate in a number of orchid shows throughout the center, providing AOS judging as well has taking part in ribbon and trophy judging at the show.
Finally, we have many knowledgeable and helpful individuals in the center who can speak on a wide variety of topics related to orchids and judging. We encourage all of the orchid societies in our region to utilize this resource.
Next Meeting: Jan. 8 CAIOS meeting is canceled due to the weather
Life in Venezuela among the Shomburgkias
Speakers Richard and Elenore Phillips
January 8, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.
Meeting location the Administration Building of the Cape Cod Fairgrounds
From Orchid Fever, by Eric Hansen
can get off alcohol, drugs, women, food, and cars, but once you're
hooked on orchids, you're finished. You never get off orchids...never".
CAIOS is an officially affiliated organization of the American Orchid Society and the Orchid Digest.
Plant Registration forms now available. See 2017 Show tab for all show information.
CAIOS Next Meeting:
Life in Venezuela among the Schomburgkias
January 8, 2017
CAIOS Meetings Begin At 12:00pm:
Administration Building of Cape Cod Fairgrounds, 1220 Nathan Ellis Hwy,
Rt 151 in Falmouth, MA 02536
Keep up to date with all of our meetings, events and "Special Offers" located at the "Meeting/Event Schedule" tab
New Membership Year Begins January 2017
Individual Membership $20 per year. Each Additional Family Member $10 each per year.