REMINDER: Time to bring you plants inside after they have enjoyed the warmth of summer outside. Please see our “Prepare for Winter” and "Home Remedies" articles posted under “Helpful Hints”.
Native New Zealand Orchids Speaker -Jean Stefanik
Sunday November 8, 2015 12:30 p.m. Jean Stefanik, grows orchids, is an American Orchid Society judge and is a specialist in native orchids. She recently spent time travelling in New Zealand looking at native New Zealand orchids.She will share her experience.
American Orchid Society:
They now have periodic webinars available that are very informative. You will find specific information on their website. www.aos.org
October 27, 2015 - 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Ecuador: Land of Orchids and the 22nd World Orchid Conference . Jose "Pepe" Portilla, of Ecuagenera Orchids, who will talk about the amazing orchids of Ecuador and about the World Orchid Conference to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador in November of 2017. Hear about this land's amazing variety of orchids and what to expect when you go to the 22nd WOC. One you will not want to miss. Free for AOS Members and Non-members.
Questions will be welcomed!
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.
Tips and experience gets shared at every meeting, see you there. At the meeting, a small raffle, Show Table and as ever, a groaning board of favorite refreshments provided.
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.
See Event Calendar
CAIOS November Meeting:
December 13, 2015
Annual Solstice Party and Auction
CAIOS Meetings Begin At 12:30pm:
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
CAIOS Membership New Membership Year Begins January 2015
Individual Membership $20 per year. Each Additional Family Member $10 each per year.