The Sarasota Orchid Society is a non-profit society dedicated to the education, appreciation and enjoyment of the many varieties of orchids. The beautiful tropical climate enjoyed by people living in Sarasota is ideal for cultivation of these spectacular plants.

The regular monthly meetings of the Sarasota Orchid Society are held in the Activities Center on the grounds of the beautiful Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. The Gardens are located at 811 South Palm Avenue in Sarasota, Florida. If you need directions to Selby Gardens click here for a map. On arrival at the Gardens, directional signs will point you to the meeting facility.

Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month starting promptly at 7:00 P.M. Free cultural classes meet every month at 6:15 P.M.

Be sure to check the calendar below for details. Visitors are always welcome to attend our cultural classes, as well as the business meetings. Our meetings generally consist of a business meeting, a judged “Show and Tell Table” displaying plants grown by our members, a guest speaker or presentation, raffle of beautiful orchid plants, and of course, refreshments. Please join us monthly for an enjoyable and valuable learning experience in the art and science of growing orchids.

 

August

Best Hybrid Award


S. J. Bracey 'Woiolani' AM/AOS

(C. Mrs. Medo x C Thebes)


Grown by   Rick Helmuth

 

   

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2014 Meetings:

 

Oct 6Fred Clarke - 

Sunset Valley Orchids --

Topic - TBA

Newsletter

 

September 2014 Orchid View

 

Next Sarasota Orchid Society Meeting

 

Date

 

September 1, 2014


Location


Selby Gardens Activities Room

Meeting



Doors Open at 6:00

How to grow Orchids Class -- Book available

Roy Krueger

Meeting Starts at 7:15



Speaker

 

Alan Koch - Gold Country Orchids

 

 

Topic

 

Cattleya Alliances

 

 

 

 

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