Archive: Featured Happenings

May 2 Meeting—Latest Vandaceous Hybridization

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At the May 2, 2024, meeting, Carol Klonowski will present the latest developments in Vandaceous orchid breeding.

Show-and-Tell Plant Table Winners

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Houston Orchid Society members bring their bloomers to the meetings. Members vote for their favorite plant by secret ballot.

Official HOS Name Badges Available for Purchase

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HOS members can now order magnetic name badges online for $12.50 each. Online orders may be made, payable by credit card.

2024 Houston Orchid Society Show & Sale

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The 2024 Spring Show, held at Memorial City Mall on March 9-10, was a grand success, thanks to members and vendors who participated, and the excellent showing of visitors.

April 4 Meeting—Tips & Tricks for Awesome Flower Photos

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At the April 4, 2024, meeting, Malcolm McCorquodale will discuss techniques for photographing orchids.

2024 AOS Multi-Center Judges Workshop

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The 2024 AOS Multi-Center Judges Workshop will be held in Houston on April 20, 2024.

Have You Renewed Your HOS Membership?

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Your 2024 HOS annual membership dues are now past due. Individual memberships are $45, and family memberships are $75.

2024 Spring Show Just Two Weeks Away

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The Houston Orchid Society 2024 Spring Show will be held at Memorial City Mall on March 9–10.

March Meeting—Annual Show & Sale Setup

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At the February 1, 2024, Manny Aybar will present tips on cultivating orchids in the popular Phalaenanthe section.

Easy Phalaenopsis Orchid Care

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The Phalaenopsis orchid is now the number one selling "pot plant" in the United States. The flowers can last up to 4 months with proper care.

February Meeting—Learn About Dendrobiums from Manny Aybar

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At the February 1, 2024, Manny Aybar will present tips on cultivating orchids in the popular Phalaenanthe section.

2024 Membership Payment Is Past Due

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Your 2024 HOS annual membership dues are now past due. Individual memberships are $45, and family memberships are $75.

Vounteer(s) Needed for Houston Judging Center

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The Houston Judging Center is looking for a volunteer immediately to manage its clerking business.

2024 Spring Show Just Two Months Away

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The Houston Orchid Society 2024 Spring Show will be held at Memorial City Mall on March 9–10.

HOS Officers Elected for 2024

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Officers for 2024 were elected by acclimation at the December 7, 2023, meeting of the Houston Orchid Society.

President’s Message—December 2023

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HOS President Sarah Bentley recounts her time as an officer of Houston Orchid Society and her membership since buying her first Cattleya.

December Meeting—Enjoy Potluck and Orchid Auction!

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At the December 7 HOS meeting, members will enjoy a potluck supper and an orchid auction to benefit the Houston Judging Center.

Preparations Under Way for 2024 Spring Show

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The Houston Orchid Society 2024 Spring Show will be held at Memorial City Mall on March 9–10.

Slate of HOS Officer Candidates for 2024

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The Houston Orchid Society Nominating Committee announced the slate of officers for 2024. Voting takes place at the November 2 meeting.

Judith Neufeld Celebrates 88!

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HOS member Judith Neufeld celebrated her 88th birthday with members Jean Schwenke and Malcolm McCorquodale on October 27, 2023.