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This is How the Judging Went

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 SSOS allows its members to vote for … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in March

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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Want to Know More About Soft-Cane Dendrobiums?

Not all dendrobiums are the same. Most Australian dendrobiums are hard-cane varieties, but there are also some wonderful soft-cane varieties that can be grown in southern Australian climates that are well-suited to our local environments. At our meeting on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Mon 4 March 2019 – Guest Speaker

Not all dendrobiums are the same. Most Australian dendrobiums are hard-cane varieties, but there are also some wonderful soft-cane varieties that can be grown in southern Australian climates that are well-suited to our local environments. Our presentation is on: Softcane … Continue reading

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Stanhopea vs Stenoglottis – Judging Highlights February 2019

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 SSOS allows its members to vote for … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in February

These are our February benching highlights for 2019. 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 … Continue reading

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Membership Brings Friendship

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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Trophies & Awards for 2018

Members of Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) have the opportunity to be involved in showing their plants for judging at both local and wider range competitions. See our successes for 2018 at our Trophies and Awards page. Southern Suburbs Orchid … Continue reading

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Advance notification for first SSOS Members Meeting 2019

Welcome back to all our members and prospective members of Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS). Our first presentation for 2019 is: Class 101: Back to the Basics. Guest Speakers: SSOS President: Chris Scerri and Committee member Craig Trainor When:  Wednesday … Continue reading

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Get Ready…

It’s time for our first meeting of the year! Our first presentation for 2019 is – Orchids 101| Basic advice about orchid cultivation Guest Speaker: Craig Trainor, SSOS Committee member When:  Wednesday 6th February, 2019 – 8.00 p.m. start Where: … Continue reading

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