The 2019 AOS Spring Members Meeting will be held at the Hilton Mission Valley and in conjunction with the San Diego County Orchid Society show on March 20 - 24, 2019 in San Diego, California
American Orchid Society Webinars
WHAT ARE WEBINARS? Webinars are an Internet conference where you can hear the speaker and view his presentation, ask questions, and hear interactions from other members of the audience. You can join either on your computer or by phone. You can join from anywhere, via your Mac, PC or even your mobile device. Audio is included, so attendees can phone in or use VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). You will need a microphone for your computer to use VoIP
December 12, 2018. 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Judging Vandas. Presenter Robert Fuchs, What makes a great Vanda? Advanced Registration (space is limited) required. The webinar is for AOS members only. Please see the website for additional information and registration. www.aos.org
Join master cattleya grower, Bill Rogerson , as he explains his sure fire method for understanding how to grow cattleyas to perfection.
Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the seminar.
WANT TO LEARN, BUT CAN’T MAKE THE DATE? The live webinars will be recorded and posted on the AOS website, where you will find a link allowing you to view the webinars at your convenience.
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.
A Members Meeting Update
We've just returned from a greatly enjoyed and successful Fall Members Meeting! The event was held in Apopka, FL in conjunction with the 19th International Slipper Orchid Symposium. The venue was beautiful, the food was excellent, the orchid friends - old and new, met and mingled and learned about orchids. 15 AOS awards were granted. Thank you to all who attended! Now, save the date for our next members gathering in San Diego:
The 2019 AOS Spring Members Meeting will be held at the Hilton Mission Valley and in conjunction with the San Diego County Orchid Society show onMarch 20 - 24, 2019 in San Diego, California.
Registration and hotel information will be available soon!