A floor display exhibited by R.F. Orchids at the 2011 Orchid Show and Sale

The 2014 Annual Orchid Show & Sale was held February 21, 22. and 23 in the Baker Center Gym at the Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples. Show hours were Friday, 3-8:00 pm, Saturday, 9am-5 pm and Sunday 11 am-4 pm. The theme was chosen from members’ ideas. Admission was $8 at the door, cash, checks or credit cards accepted. Those under 12 were free.  A coupon good for $1 off admission was available.

 

 

The show featured prize-winning orchids of many species and hybrids. Card-table size and large floor-size artistic displays of blooming orchid plants, containers full of potted orchids and cut orchid flower arrangements competed for ribbons and awards. (Click here for 2014 Ribbon winners and 2014 Show Awards) American Orchid Society judges awarded outstanding single plants for best in a variety of classes.  Information about the exhibits and plant competitions are contained in the rules and regulations for the show entries. Please see the information below.

Only hobby grower members are eligible for the Naples Orchid Society awards, but anyone can enter an individual orchid to be judged for AOS awards. If awarded, the owner of the plant must pay for any AOS award, but can opt out of accepting AOS awards when registering the entry. (Click here for 2014 AOS Award winners)

Orchid vendors were present at the show, selling beautiful blooming orchids and orchid supplies. The vendors for the 2014 show were Art Stone Orchids/Palmer Orchids, Florida SunCoast, Krull-Smith, Plantio la Orquidea, and OFE.   NOS members host the show and were available to explain how to care for and grow all kinds of different orchids.

NOS 2014 Orchid Show Schedules & Regulations. Please NOTE: These forms will remain online for reference sake, and will be updated early each year for the upcoming show.

Show Schedules & Information

First place flower arrangement by Elaine Gates

 2014 NOS Exhibitor Schedule

Show Rules & Regulations

 

Upcoming Events

  • September 18, 2014
    BOD and Show Committee Meeting

    Meeting will be held at the Moorings Presbyterian Church in Classroom B upstairs. All are welcome.


    7:00 pm,

  • October 2, 2014
    Monthly Meeting

    Jim Roberts from FL SunCoast Orchids located in Myakka City, FL will be giving a lecture on “Orchid Hybridizing”


    6:30 pm,

  • November 8, 2014
    Fall Orchid Sale

    Our 2014 NOS annual orchid sale will be held on Saturday, November 8. We need donations from members to increase the number of orchids on our sales tables. We will start collecting at our August thru October monthly meetings. Contact orchid sale chair Sheila Demkovich for more information. The sale will run from noon til three.


    12:00 pm,

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