Which Orchid Will Win?

…Paphiopedilum Champion

Find out at the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) Annual Spring Show which will be held this weekend.

Date: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September, 2018 (10am – 4pm daily)

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission $3.00

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

 

 

 

 

Download our  SSOS Annual Spring Show Flyer 2018 (PDF 383 KB)

 

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Which Orchid Will Win?

…Champion Masdevallia

Find out at the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) Annual Spring Show which will be held this weekend.

Date: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September, 2018 (10am – 4pm daily)

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission $3.00

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

 

 

 

 

Download our  SSOS Annual Spring Show Flyer 2018 (PDF 383 KB)

 

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Which Orchid Will Win?

…Champion Laeliinae Alliance

Find out at the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) Annual Spring Show which will be held this weekend.

Date: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September, 2018 (10am – 4pm daily)

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission $3.00

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

 

 

 

 

Download our  SSOS Annual Spring Show Flyer 2018 (PDF 383 KB)

 

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Which Orchid Will Win?

…Champion Cymbidium

Find out at the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) Annual Spring Show which will be held this weekend.

Date: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September, 2018 (10am – 4pm daily)

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission $3.00

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

 

 

 

 

Download our  SSOS Annual Spring Show Flyer 2018 (PDF 383 KB)

 

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Which Orchid Will Win?

…the Champion Dendrobium prize.

Find out at the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) Annual Spring Show which will be held this weekend.

Date: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September, 2018 (10am – 4pm daily)

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission $3.00

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

 

 

 

 

Download our  SSOS Annual Spring Show Flyer 2018 (PDF 383 KB)

 

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This is what you have all been waiting for

Here is Your Personal Invitation to Our Spring Show
Our Annual Spring Show is on this weekend only. You can’t afford to miss this

Saturday 22 September – Sunday 23 September, 2018

See you there

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Need Advice on Growing or Buying Orchids? | Let Us Help You Out

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) together with Bay Road Nursery (Sandringham) have joined forces yet again to not only show visitors our wonderful flowering orchids; but also provide you with expert advice and help with answers to some of your vexing questions relating to orchid care.

Bay Road Nursery logoIn our 6th year of collaboration, SSOS and Bay Road Nursery are joining forces to provide you with some simple and helpful tips which will help you to select, purchase, maintain and enjoy the love of growing orchids. For example:

  • You will discover the many varieties of orchids which you can easily grow in Melbourne’s cool-temperate climate.
  • Learn tips and techniques from experienced members to improve how you grow and care for your orchids; and
  • Help identify and rectify pressure points which may affect your existing collection.

Come along and listen to experienced SSOS members who will provide expert advice and encourage orchid growers to gain confidence and enthusiasm for the continued promotion and development of the orchidaceae species within Victoria.

Want to know more about this free and exciting event?

When: Saturday 15th September, 2018

Where:
Bay Road Nursery

112-114 Bay Road
Sandringham 3191
ph: (03) 9521 0197

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Native Dendrobiums

… but were afraid to ask. Then here is the perfect opportunity to listen, learn and ask our September guest speaker, all things related to native dendrobiums.

Speaker: Matt Dawkins on native dendrobiums

When:  Wednesday 5th September, 2018 – 8.00 p.m. start
Where: N.G.Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin. (Melways Ref. Map 77: D6)

Tea, coffee and light refreshments are included. Feel free to ‘bring a plate’.

  • This session is suitable for all orchid lovers and growers, from beginners through to experienced growers.

Early session: This is run by our erstwhile Show Marshal Bob Harrison. Bring along your questions and/or problem plants. This session will start at 7:30 p.m.

  • For regular members – Don’t forget to bring along your seedlings for the monthly recall Sarc. Elise ‘Babylon’ x Fitzhart ‘Sunset’ and Cymbid. erythraeum

Visitors and interested guests are always welcome, so remember to bring a friend – bring many!

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Let the Drums Roll

It happens only once or twice a year, but this time, both judges and members voted for the same flowering specimen; and if you could see how stunning these tiny flowers are, you would have voted for this too!

For further information about orchid care at Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) or membership enquiries, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.

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It’s the greatest flowering show in the Southern Hemisphere

Don’t forget to pencil into your diaries this wonderful annual event which is organised by the Orchid Societies Council of Victoria (OSCOV) every August – The Melbourne Orchid Spectacular 2018.

  • When: Friday 24 August 2018 (9:00am to 4:00pm), Saturday 25 August 2018 (9:00am to 4:00pm) and Sunday 26 August 2018 (9:00am to 4:00pm)
  • Where: Boxhall Pavilion, KCC Park (State Dog Centre), 655 Western Port Highway, Skye
  • Entry cost: $10

Come and visit us at our Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) stand.

Here are some highlights from participating clubs at last year’s Melbourne Orchid Spectacular – 2017

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