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August 10th General meeting will be on-line.
CFOS members keep an eye out for your e-mail invitation.
August 6th Artistic and Cultural Meetings have been cancelled.
Leu Gardens are continues to be closed to indoor events.
During this time please consider supporting our vendors.
We are continuing with on-line meetings.
On our August speakers are
Melana & Jim Davison
Melana and Jim Davison are AOS Accredited Judges. They have an extensive and diverse orchid collection that seems to be continuously growing. Not only involved in caring for their orchids, they are actively involved in several South Florida orchid societies. Melana is the current President of the Orchid Society of Coral Gables and past President of the South Dade Amateur Orchid Club. Jim is the current Vice – President of the Orchid Society of Coral Gables and past President of the East Everglades Orchid Society.
Their presentation is on these sometimes-challenging Cattleya species. “The Four Horsemen: mount your nobilor, schilleriana, Walkeriana, and aclandiae.”
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.
We have a Facebook page
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.