Welcome to the Central Florida Orchid Society!
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July’s Meetings have been cancelled.
Leu Gardens are not open to indoor events at this time.
During this time please consider supporting our vendors.
We will be hosting our first virtual program for members on Monday evening July 13th! The renowned Dr. Martin Motes, a second generation orchidist who has been growing and hybridizing orchids for more than 60 years will be talking with us about “Temperature Tolerant,Low light Vandas”. Dr. Motes’ experience is extensive, and his presentation is sure to be interesting, educational and fun for all attendees. CFOS members should keep an eye on their email, where you’ll receive a more detailed review of Dr. Motes accolades as well as the information needed to join in on our first virtual presentation.
Our Society Meetings:
Meeting starts with social gathering and plant sales at 6:30
There is a brief business meeting that starts at 7:00
The main feature of the meeting is a presentation on a topic of interest to orchid lovers.
We have a Bloom table where members bring in plants to share and be judged.
There is a raffle of orchid plants and a silent auction.
Refreshments are served and provided by members.
Meeting adjourns at 9:00
meetings are held on the second Monday of each month.
Our Culture Study & Artistic Group Meetings:
The Artistic Group Meeting starts at 6:00pm followed by the Culture Study Group at 7:00pm.
The Artistic Group has monthly themes using holiday and birth stone ideas. There is a nominal fee to cover supplies and preregistration is required to assure ample supplies.
The Culture group has monthly topic discussions or workshops on Orchid culture and anything from repotting to seasonal care. There is an open plant discussion, where problems are addressed and questions answered. Plants in bloom are presented and growing and flowering techniques discussed. Meeting ends with an auction of plants and adjourns at 8:45pm.
MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH.
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Central Florida Orchid Society group – here we post notices of our events, pictures of our orchids and events. It also provides a open forum for questions and discussion.