Archive: Featured Happenings

President’s Message—October 2022

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HOS President Sarah Bentley reports on the Culture Club event held on September 18 at Spring Orchids, owned by Denny and Renée Haase.

Dave Sorokowsky to Speak at October 6 Meeting

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At our October 6 meeting, Dave Sorokowsky of Paph Paradise Orchids in Lincoln, California, will speak to us about “Novelty Paphiopedilums,” including culture and care as well as where we will go next after this first generation of novelty breeding.

Favorite Hybrids and Species at September 1 Plant Table

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The plant table at the monthly Houston Orchid Society meetings is an informal showing of the impressive orchids we can grow here in Houston!

2023 Membership Renewal

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Our September 1 HOS meeting features a presentation on "Growing Phragmipediums in the South" by Eron Borne of the Central Louisiana Orchid Society (CLOS).

Eron Borne to Speak at September 1 Meeting

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Our September 1 HOS meeting features a presentation on "Growing Phragmipediums in the South" by Eron Borne of the Central Louisiana Orchid Society (CLOS).

President’s Message—September 2022

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HOS President Sarah Bentley reports on a successful August workshop and announces details of the September 1 meeting.

Claude Hamilton to Speak at August 4 Meeting

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Claude Hamilton, of Hamlyn Orchids in Kingston, Jamaica, will speak about Cuban Encyclias at our meeting on Thursday, August 4.

HOS Welcomes 33 New Members! President’s Message—August 2022

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The Houston Orchid Society meeting will be held at First Christian Church on August 4, 2022, preceding the all-day workshop on Saturday, August 6.

Registration Open for Houston Orchid Society 2022 Workshop on August 6

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Houston Orchid Society's 2022 Summer Workshop will be held on Saturday, August 6. Claude Hamilton and Thanh Nguyen will speak.

HOS Member Jay Balchan to Speak at July 7 Meeting

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Phillip Hamilton, of Bredren Orchids, will speak about Phalaenopsis at our meeting on Thursday, June 2.

Rock Stars Among Us! President’s Message—July 2022

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The Houston Orchid Society meeting will be held at First Christian Church on July 7, 2022. Future events include Culture Club meetings and the August workshop.

Q&A with HOS Member Brent Arnspiger

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HOS member Brent Arnspiger answers questions about his orchid passion and conveys his excitement aboutf entering the judging program.

President’s Message—June 2022

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The Houston Orchid Society meeting will be held at First Christian Church on June 2, 2022. Future events include Culture Club meetings, the August workshop, and the annual picnic in October.

Field Trip Report: Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve, May 15

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Houston Orchid Society members joined Joe Liggio on May 15 as he led a hunt for wild orchids at the Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve in East Texas.

2022 Show—A Grand Success

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The 2022 Spring Show, held at Memorial City Mall on May 7–8, was a grand success, thanks to members and vendors who participated, and the excellent showing of visitors.

Phillip Hamilton to Speak at June 2 Meeting

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Phillip Hamilton, of Bredren Orchids, will speak about Phalaenopsis at our meeting on Thursday, June 2.

Preparing Your Orchids for a Show

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Great tips for preparing to enter your orchid in an exhibit or show.