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.
 


March 5, 2015 Mthly Mtg Special Hybrid and Special Species Awards

The Naples Orchid Society’s monthly meeting was held March 5th. The best hybrid and the best species orchids were given gold ribbons. The special hybrid award was given to Tetratonia Dark Prince owned by Lola Moncsko. The best species award was given to Angcm. leonis owned David Genovese.

 

Tetratonia Dark Prince owned by Lola Moncsko 1.JPG    Angcm. Leonis owned David Genovese 1.JPG



NOS “Orchid Doctors” at Naples Botanical Gardens

Cattleya photo taken by La Raw Maran

DIAGNOSING ORCHID PROBLEMS

VETERAN NAPLES ORCHID SOCIETY ORCHID EXPERTS WILL BE ON HAND TO HELP REMEDY YOUR ORCHID PEST PROBLEMS AND RECOMMEND BEST CARE TECHNIQUES. BRING YOUR ORCHID OR PHOTO TO BETTER DIAGNOSE. LEARN HOW TO GET YOUR ORCHIDS TO GROW BETTER AND PRODUCE MORE FLOWERS.

When: 1 PM-4 PM, first and third Saturdays, December 2014, January 2015, March 2015, April 2015. February will only be first Saturday of month due to NOS Annual Orchid Show third weekend of month. Where: Naples Botanical Garden (in front of entrance.) Information: www.naplesgarden.org; www.naplesorchidsociety.org

Cost: FREE



Orchid Conservation Coalition



Upcoming Events

  • March 26, 2015
    Untitled Event

    N/A,

  • March 26, 2015
    Monthly Meeting for April will be Mar 26 Instead

    The March 26th meeting will be “Repotting”. Get a blooming size orchid, clip, pot & medium, plus instruction for $10. (We will also have our ‘Empty Pots’ collection of nonperishable food items for Collier Harvest.)

    And Orchid Doctor/AOS Judge Bill Overton will have his Mini Culture Class at 6 PM & will show you how to gain more confidence with potting or re-potting those orchids.


    6:30 pm,

  • May 7, 2015
    Monthly Meeting

    Our guest speaker will be Guillermo Salazar from Miami, FL who will be speaking about “Bulbophyllums”.

    Flower Registration 6:30 PM
    Flower Judging 7:10 p.m.
    Meeting 7:30 p.m.
    Program 7:45 p.m.


    6:30 pm,

  • May 15, 2015
    2015 Redland International Orchid Festival

    May 15 - 17
    Homestead, FL
    Info: www.redlandorchidfestival.org


    N/A,

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