Coming Events

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

Society General Meetings

DateFeatures
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
6 March
Topic: Growing orchids without a greenhouse
Presenters: Scott Mann and Andrea Robold
You may be able to grow a wide range of orchids without having to buy a greenhouse. Our presenters will give practical examples.
3 April
Topic: Caring for your orchids in Canberra's winter
Presenters: Various
Various members will talk about how they keep their orchids alive in Canberra's winter.
1 May
Topic: Darwin's study of Orchids
Presenter: Geoff Dyne
Charles Darwin is renowned for his work The Origin of Species. He also showed remarkable insight into orchids and their propagation.

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

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Other Society Events

DateEvent/Location
23,24 March
Sat
9am-5pm
Sun
9am-9pm
Orchid Workshop
hosted by the Batemans Bay Orchid and Foliage Society
Venue: Soldiers Club
2 Beach Rd
Batemans Bay
This annual workshop is rotated between various South East orchid clubs, including Canberra. Speakers will be Ray Clements, David Gynn, Stephen Monkhouse and Jeanne Dunn.
For information and registration form.
21,22 Sept
Sat
10am-5pm
Sun
10am-4pm
Annual Spring Orchid Show
hosted by the Canberra Orchid Society
Venue: Function rooms
Ainslie Football Club
52 Wakefield Av
AINSLIE
For information
5-6 Oct
Sat
Sun
South and West Regional Show and Conference
hosted by the Eurobodalla Orchid Club
Venue: Moruya Basketball Centre
Moruya Showground
Moruya
This biennual conference and show is rotated between various southern NSW orchid clubs, including Canberra.
Details of speakers, vendors etc will be available shortly.

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Horticultural Society of Canberra 2019

DateEvent/Location
2-3 March
Autumn Flower Show
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest
Information and show schedule
14-15 Sept
Spring Bulb and Camelia Show
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest
Information and show schedule
26-27 Oct
Iris, Rhododendron and Azalea Show
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest
Information and show schedule
9-10 Nov
Spring Exhibition and Rose Show
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest.
Information and 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
DateEvent/Host/Location
16-17 Mar
Eurobodalla Orchid Club
6-7 Apr
Sat 8am-4pm
Sun 9am-4pm
Collectors Plant Fair
Hawkesbury Race Club
Clarendon
17-19 May
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-3pm
Orchids Out West
Hawkesbury Race Club
Clarendon
29-30 June
Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-3pm
Mingara Orchid Fair
Mingara Recreation Club, Mingara Drive, Tumbi Umbi
13-14 July
Sat 9am-8pm
Sun 9am-4pm
Shoalhaven Orchid Society Show
Bomaderry Bowling Club,
154 Meroo Rd, Bomaderry
13-14 July
Sat 10am-3:30pm
Sun 9am-2pm
Milton-Ulladulla Orchid Society Winter Show
Civic Centre
Ulladulla
19-20 July
Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 10am-3pm
Batemans Bay Orchid and Foliage Society Winter Show
Soldiers Club, Beach Rd, Batemans Bay
9-11 Aug
Fri-Sat: 9am-4pm
Sun: noon-4pm
National Orchid Extravaganza
The Centre, 1 Pellit Lane, Dural
16-18 Aug
Fri/Sat: 9am-4pm
Sun: 9am-3pm
St Ives Orchid Fair
St Ives Showground
16-18 Aug
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-1pm
Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Winter Show
Twyford Hall
Merimbula
24-25 Aug
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-1pm
Eurobodalla Orchid Club Spring Show
Leisure Centre, Narooma
6-7 Sep
10am-3pm
Bateman's Bay Orchid Club
Soldiers Club
2 Beach Rd, Bateman's Bay
30 Aug - 1 Sep
Sat: 9am-8pm
Sun: 9am-4pm
Shoalhaven Orchid Society Spring Show
Bomaderry Bowling Club, Bomaderry
14-15 Sept
Sat 10am-3:30pm
Sun 9am-2pm
Milton-Ulladulla Orchid Society Spring Show
Civic Centre
Ulladulla
19-20 Sept
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-4pm
Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Spring Show
BV Commemorative Civic Centre,
Bega
11 - 13 Oct
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-3pm
Southern Orchid Spectacular
Caringbah High School
85 Willarong Rd, Caringbah
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
Merimbula

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