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The Ramapo Orchid Society, Inc. is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to the love of growing orchids . We meet every month ( except July & August) at the
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood, New Jersey.
At our meetings we feature guest speakers, hands-on workshops, and an opportunity to trade growing secrets with some very experienced members. We always have a show table, and affordably priced orchids from local vendors. Special events include our yearly show, a great auction, and a fun Xmas party. The society is open to anyone who shares our love of orchids, so why don't you come and join a terrific bunch of people.
We are an affiliated member of the American Orchid Society (AOS) and Northeast Judging Center.
 
 
 
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Notice:
There will be NO society meeting in January!
Next meeting: February 21, 7:00PM

But there will be the North Jersey Orchid Society show!

Please see below for more details.

February Meeting: Potting Party

Learn how to properly re-pot your orchids. We will talk about when to re-pot, what size pot to use, and what type of potting media is most appropriate for each type of orchid.

We will also talk a little about healthy roots, how to prune them if necessary, and what it means if yours are not doing so well.

Everybody will get the chance to re-pot 2 beautiful orchid seedlings which you can take home and add to your collection.

Fee for orchid seedlings, pots, labels and potting media is $10.

This is one of our most fun hands-on meetings - so please join us and have some fun!

 

 
 

North Jersey Orchid Sodiety Annual Show & Sale

The first show of the season and the one where any Ramapo Orchid Society member can also participate.

Grab the chance and lend your most beautiful flowering orchids for the North Jersey display.

Please make sure all orchids are insect & disease free, clean their leaves, remove any dead skins, and make sure they are labeled with the correct orchid name. Also, write your name onto the pot (or use tape and affix that to the side or bottom of the pot).

Orchid drop-off will be Thursday, January 17 until 2pm, orchid pick-up will be Sunday, January 20, after 4PM.

Early submission is encouraged and appreciated. Late entries may be exhibited but not judged. If you do not want to participate in the show judging, please inform the show chair at the earliest opportunity.  If you are unable to submit your registration list electronically, please contact NJOS prior to the show. Non-Excel users may submit their registration as text with plant ID, Class and Plant name separated by tabs.
2019 Electronic Registration Form (Excel)


Show Location:
Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

Important Parking Information:
Rutgers Security requires that all cars on campus be registered. Parking is still free. register your vehicle using link below or you may be ticketed.
Why not register now

Show Times:
Friday, Jan. 18 & Saturday, Jan. 19, 9AM - 5PM
Sunday, Jan. 20, 9AM - 4PM

This is an American Orchid Society show, and the public is welcome to bring their orchids to the venue on Friday January 17, 2019 before 1 PM for AOS judging.

Click the link for more information.
Any questions, please contact the North Jersey Orchid Society

 

Deep Cut Orchid Society Orchid Show & Sale

Thurs, Fri & Sat, 9AM - 6PM; Sun 9AM - 4:30PM

Free Admission - Ample Parking - Food on premises

AOS Judging on Thursday, February 7, 2019

At the Dearborn Market
2170 Route 35 South, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Click the link for more information

 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Orchid Show

The 17th annual Orchid Show is a dazzling tribute to Singapore—one of the world’s greatest orchid cultures—where these storied flowers are an integral part of the life of this vibrant “City in a Garden.”

Developed in partnership with Singapore Botanic Gardens and Gardens by the Bay, this horticultural tribute set in the landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory will feature thousands of orchids dramatically paying homage to Singapore’s rich legacy of innovative garden design, spectacular floral displays, and achievements in orchid cultivation.

2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458
718-817-8700

Click the link for more information

 

Southeastern Pennsylvania Orchid Society Show & Sale

The largest show in the Northeast - 24 beautiful exhibits - 20 quality vendors - free guided tours!

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks, 100 Station Ave., Oaks, PA

Friday, April 5 - 12PM to 6PM
Saturday, April 6 - 9AM to 6PM
Sunday, April 7 - 9AM to 5PM

Buy your ticket online and save 25%

Information and tickets

 

 
And remember!

It's Keiki

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American Orchid Society
 

 

 


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Thursday
Feb 21
7:00PM

 

 

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