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Some SSOS Members Flowering Orchids in Late March

Due to the recent cancellation of monthly meetings caused by the COVID-19 restrictions, Southern Suburbs Orchid Society will continue to provide you with some enjoyment by sharing images of our members beautiful flowering plants. Further details relating to these changes … Continue reading

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Important Message from the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society

Dear members and followers, Please note that the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society has decided to cancel its monthly meetings until further notification. As you are all aware, the COVID-19 Corona virus has seriously impacted the Victorian community and there are … Continue reading

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What’s On in 2020 | Southern Suburbs Orchid Society

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) at the: N.G.Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin. (Melways Ref. Map 77: D6) Find out What’s On in 2020. If you are … Continue reading

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Learning All About Good Plant Nutrition

Welcome to the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) members meeting for March 2020. Presenter: Elena Stiles Trainee Judge and SSOS and Orchid Species Society of Victoria clubs member. Topic: Basics of Good Plant Nutrition and making your plants grow well … Continue reading

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Which is the grander Vanda?

The Judges Vote | The Popular Vote At most SSOS meetings, members have an opportunity to ‘bench’ their flowering orchids for judging. There are three sections in which members can enter the competition which include: Novice | Intermediate | Open … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in February

Orchids grow all year round so it is not difficult to find something flowering during every month of the year. At Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS), members grow a wide variety of orchids and seldom have difficulties finding something to … Continue reading

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Category Winners from SSOS Spring Show | September 2019

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) Spring Show was held in September 2019. The following major award and trophy winners by category include: Champion Orchid of Show (SSOS Award), Champion Paphiopedilum Hybrid Award (Kevin Johnson Artwork Perpetual Trophy) and Champion Orchid … Continue reading

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A Narrative on Natives | Tips for Cool-Growing Native Orchids

Welcome back to all our members and prospective members of Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS). Our first presentation for 2020 is coming soon. Presenter: Our first guest speaker for 2020 is David Cannon, a director of the Australian Orchid Foundation … Continue reading

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Advance Notification for First SSOS Members Meeting | February 2020

Welcome back to all our members and prospective members of Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS). Our first presentation for 2020 is coming soon. When:  Wednesday 5th February, 2020 – 8.00 p.m. start Where: N.G.Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Hwy, … Continue reading

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Southern Suburbs Orchid Society | Find Out More About Us

Membership to the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) provides great value. During the year, there are 10 Members Meetings which include knowledgeable guest speakers, opportunities to show off your flowering orchids, win raffle prizes and purchase plants to add to … Continue reading

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