Coming Events

General Meetings of the OSC
Other OSC Events
Horticultural Society of Canberra
Events of Other Organisations

Society General Meetings

Information for new or intending members on the society and its meeting arrangements is here.

Doors open 7:30pm for setup and benching of plants, meeting commences 8:00pm.
If you have a sick plant and want advice, bring it to the meeting in a sealed plastic bag and our experts will look at it.
Venue: 7th Day Adventist Church, cnr Gould and Macleay Sts, Turner
4 September
Topic: Preparing for our show
Presenter: Jane Wright
Arrangements for registration of plants, organisation of the show, how to present plants and what judges look for.
2 October
Topic: Growing Cymbidiums, Phalaenopsis and Australian native orchids
Two 20-minute sessions on the three topics. Brief presentation and open discussion for each:
. Cymbidium - Ben Wallcott
. Phalaenopsis - David Judge
. Australian natives - Peter Coyne.
6 November
Topic: Orchid health, and growing Zygopetalums and Cattleyas
Two 20-minute sessions on the. Brief presentation and open discussion for each:
. Zygopetalum - Karen Groeneveld & Mike Pieloor
. Cattleyas - Geoff Dyne
. Orchid health - Jane Wright.
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Other Society Events

21,22 Sept
Annual Spring Orchid Show
hosted by the Canberra Orchid Society
Venue: Function rooms
Ainslie Football Club
52 Wakefield Av
For information
5-6 Oct
South and West Regional Show and Conference
hosted by the Eurobodalla Orchid Club
Venue: Moruya Basketball Centre
Moruya Showground
This biennual conference and show is rotated between various southern NSW orchid clubs, including Canberra.
For information on speakers, vendors, accommodation etc visit this website.

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Horticultural Society of Canberra 2019

26-27 Oct
Iris, Rhododendron and Azalea Show
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest
Show schedule
9-10 Nov
Spring Exhibition and Rose Show
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest.
Show schedule

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Events of Other Organisations 2019

Events of possible interest to Canberra members. We try to keep the information accurate. Please advise if there are any errors. A list of all orchid show dates in NSW is on the Orchid Society of NSW website
14-15 Sept
Sat 9am-3pm
Sun 9am-2pm
Wyong Spring Orchid Show
Wyong Race Club
Howarth St, Wyong
14-15 Sept
Sat 10am-3:30pm
Sun 9am-2pm
Milton-Ulladulla Orchid Society Spring Show
Civic Centre
19-20 Sept
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Spring Show
BV Commemorative Civic Centre,
Show Schedule
28-29 Sept
ANOS Victoria Native Orchid Show
Mt Waverly Community Centre,
47 Miller Cres, Mt Waverly
28 Sept
Southern Highlands Orchid Society
Annual Orchid Show

Mittagong RSL,
Old Hume Highway, Mittagong
11 - 13 Oct
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-3pm
Southern Orchid Spectacular
Sutherland Basketball Stadium,
Waratah Park, Old Pacific Highway, Sutherland
18-19 Oct
Fri: 10am-6pm
Sat: 10am-3pm
Batemans Bay Orchid and Foliage Society
Soldiers Club
2 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay
26 Oct
Shoalhaven Orchid Society Show
Bomaderry Bowling Club
154 Meroo Rd, Bomaderry
1-2 Nov
Fri 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-1pm
Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Native Show
Twyford Hall

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