Our Society invites you to join us and share the pleasure of our friendly monthly meetings, and enjoy a beautiful display of orchids in the Adelaide West Uniting Church Hall, 312 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Brooklyn Park, at 8pm on the Third Wednesday of each Month.
- Free Monthly Orchid Bulletin
- Library of Orchid books for Reference & Borrowing
- Plant Trading Table at most meetings
- Cultural Advice and Potting Demonstrations
- Regular Programs by Specialist Guest Speakers
- Monthly Benching and Judging of Orchids
3rd Wednesday of the month
Members set up plants to be judged, buy raffle tickets, judge plants for Popular Vote Award, visit the trading table and library.
Prizes for the various raffles and other draws generally consist of plants or gardening accessories.
2016 meetings as follows:
17 January 2017 – Don Higgs – Review of 2016
15 February 2017 – Kevin Western
15 March 2017 – Garry Simcock – How do I flower Orchids?
19 April 2017 – Panel: Andrew Bird, Oui Ju, Michael Willoughby – How new (young) growers establish themselves
17 May 2017 – James Argent and John Seidel – Preparing flowers/plants for photography and display
15 June 2017 – Paul Dipluglia – Neutrog
19 July 2017 – Philip Smoult – Mobile Horticultural Suppliers
16 August 2017 – Roger Herraman – Topic to be advised
20 September 2017 – Potting demonstration – Panel to be advised
19 October 2017 – Trevor Garrard – Growing Orchids in a school environment
15 November 2017 – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – Trevor Jacob and Kevin Trevan – follow-up talk
20 December 2017 – CHRISTMAS DINNER