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Cymbidium Propagation Myths? – Busted!

When a Cymbidium has truly become over-crowded in its pot, you know that it needs to be divided, but how do you do this?  Do you just hack into it with an axe or is there a definitive way to … Continue reading

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Here is Your Invitation to the World of the Sleeping Giants

Is winter in Melbourne getting you down? Are you longing to see and feel the warmth of tropical plants and forests? Then come along to our July Meeting at the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) in Melbourne, where local renowned … Continue reading

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Attention All Cattleya Growers Seeking Advice

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) is meeting this Wednesday, 7th  June, at the N.G.Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin, (Melways Ref.77 D6) in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. For our June meeting we are proud to announce … Continue reading

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… And the Winner Is….

Earlier this month, (May, 2017) Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) hosted the 2017 Victorian south-eastern orchid clubs  ‘Invitational Challenge‘ aka ‘The Three Way Challenge‘ between Dandenong & District Orchid Club (DDOC); Mornington Peninsula Orchid Society (MPOS); and its self (SSOS). … Continue reading

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Thinking of Orchids for Mother’s Day Presents? – We Can 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 … Continue reading

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Who Will Be the Winner?

Only time will tell … The Victorian south-eastern orchid clubs  ‘Invitational Challenge‘ aka ‘The Three Way Challenge‘ will be decided tomorrow.  So, who will be the 2017 Winner – Will it be: The reigning champion? The Club who has travelled … Continue reading

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Two Days To Go Before the Inter Club Challenge Begins

Today is the 1st of May, so we now have only two days to go before the Three Club Invitational Orchid Show Challenge competition occurs on Wednesday 3rd May, 2017.  The challengers include: Dandenong & District Orchid Club (last year’s … Continue reading

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Three Days To Go Before the Three Ways Invitational Show Challenge

Each year three of the Victorian ‘southern’ clubs meet for a Three-Way Autumn Challenge. This years challenge will be on Wednesday, 3 May, 2017. The clubs invited are: Dandenong & District Orchid Club Southern Suburbs Orchid Society; and Mornington Peninsula … Continue reading

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Two days, two busloads, and two dozen members

Two days, two busloads, and two dozen members = Too many purchases, too little money and too much pleasure! The benefits of being a member of Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) is to get to hear about places to go … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Members on the Move

There was a scurry of activity over the weekend when quite a few members of Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) took up the offer to see the Orchid Species Society of Victoria (OSSV) annual Orchid sale and display at the … Continue reading

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