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Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit the Naples Orchid Society website.  We are delighted you share our passion for orchids and invite you to explore all the wonderful things our site has to offer and to consider membership if you are not already involved.

The Naples Orchid Society’s mission is to promote the appreciation and cultivation of orchids as a hobby and to help preserve the wild orchids indigenous to Southwest Florida through research and education.
 


NOS Annual Show 2016

Naples Orchid Society

                                          43rd Annual

ORCHID SHOW

“Rainbow of Orchids”

It’s time to make a note on your 2016 Calendar or Electronic Device for this year’s orchid show. Don’t forget February the 27th and 28th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Naple’s Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive. Make sure that you are there to see all of the beautiful single plants, arrangements, baskets, table top, and vendor displays. Each one of these will be evaluated and awards made by our group of accredited judges from the American Orchid Society. Orchid plants and supplies will be available for sale by vendors: Florida SunCoast Orchids, Krull-Smith, Mac’s Orchids, Odom Orchids, and OFE Orchid Supplies. Admission is by your membership(s) in the Naples Orchid Society, the Naples Botanical Garden, or the normal entrance fees taken by the Garden. It’s a BOGO, see the orchid show AND take a Walk in the Garden. For additional information visit us on Facebook.

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Maps

 

Maps for Exhibitors and Volunteers to Naples Botanical Gardens for the show can be found on the About the Show page.  CLICK HERE

 

 



February 4, 2016 Mthly Mtg Special Hybrid and Special Species Award

The Naples Orchid Society’s monthly meeting was held February 4, 2016. The best hybrid and the best species orchids were given gold ribbons. The special hybrid award was given to Lc. Crownfox Sweetheart ‘Paradise’ owned by Eunice Walker. The best species award was given to C. lueddemanniana owned by Kit Kitchen-Maran.

Lc. Crownfox Sweetheart ‘Paradise’ owned by Eunice Walker_     C. lueddemanniana owned by Kit Kitchen-Maran_



Orchid Culture Classes

Naples Orchid Society presents “The Basics of Orchid Culture, a Six Week Program.” The Orchid Culture Programs will be presented in the gym at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr., for 6 consecutive Saturdays beginning on January 9, 2016, ending February 13, 2016. Programs will begin at 9:30 am & end at 12:30 pm. A Handbook containing Culture sheets plus a guidebook will be given to each registrant, as well as some blooming size orchid plants. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for nonmembers, for all six classes, payable with application. Payment is required to reserve your space. Application fees are not refundable, except in an emergency.

For more information click here.



Orchid Plant Clinic at Naples Botanical Gardens

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It’s the time of year again when we will begin having an orchid plant clinic at the Naples Botanical Gardens. It will start in December and run for 5 months, the first & third Saturday afternoons, from 1 PM – 4 PM. The dates are below.

  • December 5, 2015, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • December 19, 2015, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • January 2, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • January 16, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • February 6, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • February 20, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • March 5, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • March 19, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • April 2, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm
  • April 16, 2016, 1 pm – 4 pm

The address for the Naples Botanical Gardens is 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples, FL, 34112. Please drop by and visit.



Orchid Conservation Coalition



Upcoming Events

  • January 9, 2016
    Basics of Orchid Culture

    “The Basics of Orchid Culture, a Six Week Program.”

    The Orchid Culture Programs will be presented in the gym at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr., for 6 consecutive Saturdays beginning on January 9, 2016, ending February 13, 2016.

    See the front page of this website for more information.


    9:30 am,

  • February 27, 2016
    Naples Orchid Society's 43rd Annual Show and Sale

    This year's show is entitled "Rainbow of Orchids" and will be held February 27th and 28th from 9:00 to 5:00 pm both days. The show will be held at the Naples Botanical Gardens at 4820 Bayshore Drive, in Naples, FL. More information can be found on our website home page and on Facebook.


    9:00 am,

Event Calendar

February 2016
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January 31, 2016

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February 1, 2016

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February 3, 2016

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February 4, 2016

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February 5, 2016

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February 6, 2016

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February 7, 2016

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February 8, 2016

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February 9, 2016

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February 10, 2016

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February 11, 2016

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February 12, 2016

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February 13, 2016

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February 28, 2016

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