Archive: Featured Happenings

One Month and Counting for 2022 Spring Show!

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The Houston Orchid Society 2022 Spring Show will be held at Memorial City Mall on May 7-8.
Stephen Gallagher portrait

Stephen Gallagher to Speak at February 2 Meeting

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At our January 5 meeting, Fr. Ted Baenziger will speak to the Houston Orchid Society about the Houston Judging Center.

President’s Message—February 2023

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HOS President Sarah Bentley gives a rundown of events to take place at the February 2, 2023, meeting.

Orchids outside? In hot, humid Houston?

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HOS member Stephen Moffitt discusses what it takes to grow Catasetinae in Houston's hot, humid climate. It is possible!

2023 Spring Show Fast Approaches!

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The Houston Orchid Society 2023 Spring Show will be held at Memorial City Mall on March 4–5.

Preparing Your Orchids for a Show

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

2023 Membership Renewal

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Join Houston Orchid Society or renew your membership online before February 4, 2023, if you wish to be included in the 2023 Member Directory.

Fr. Ted to Speak at January 5 Meeting

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At our January 5 meeting, Fr. Ted Baenziger will speak to the Houston Orchid Society about the Houston Judging Center.

President’s Message—January 2023

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HOS President Sarah Bentley gives a rundown of events to take place at the January 5, 2023, meeting.

President’s Message—December 2022

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HOS President Sarah Bentley gives a rundown of events to take place at the December 1 meeting.

2023 Spring Show—Put It On Your Calendar!

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The Houston Orchid Society 2023 Spring Show will be held at Memorial City Mall on March 4–5.

Last Meeting of 2022

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At our December meeting we will enjoy a Holiday Party and Orchid Auction in lieu of the usual speaker series.

HOS Officer Candidates for 2023 Approved at November 3 Meeting

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Officers for 2023, as presented by the HOS Nominating Committee, were voted in by acclamation at the November 3 meeting.

Donna Craig—HOS Life Member and Friend to Many—Passes Away

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Donna Craig, the first female AOS president and a past president of HOS, passed away on November 6, 2022.

Sergio Garcia to Speak at November 3 Meeting

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At our November 3 meeting, Sergio Garcia will take us on a journey through Cattleya collecting, cultivating, and breeding.

President’s Message—November 2022

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HOS President Sarah Bentley gives a rundown of events to take place at the November 3 meeting.

Slate of HOS Officer Candidates for 2023

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The Houston Orchid Society Nominating Committee announced the slate of officers for 2023. Voting will take place at the November 3 meeting.

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!

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).