Category Archives: #OrchidFamily

We’re Here To Help You This Weekend at Bay Road Nursery Sandringham

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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Come Visit Southern Suburbs Stand at the Melbourne Orchid Spectacular

As a member of the Orchid Societies Council of Victoria (OSCOV), SSOS participates in their annual show, by having a dedicated stand of flowering orchids, representing our club. This year OSCOV presents the Annual Melbourne Orchid Spectacular Date: Friday 23rd- … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering | August 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 orchids and seldom have difficulties finding something to … Continue reading

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August Meeting | It’s all about the presentation

Our presentation will provide valuable information and give you some hints about preparing your plants for the upcoming shows, both OSCOV in August and our Spring Show in September. Guest Speaker: Craig Trainor, SSOS Vice-President When:  Wednesday 7th August, 2019 … Continue reading

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Judges and Members Voting | July 2019

At most SSOS meetings, members have an opportunity to ‘bench’ their flowering orchids for judging. SSOS allows its members to vote for their favourite plant on show at each monthly meeting as well. On most occasions, what the “people” like … Continue reading

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Winter Wonders | What’s Flowering in July

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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Looking for Pots, Markers, Stakes and Ties? | Look No Further

Our presentation is Orchid equipment and related products Guest Speaker: Andrew Wagstaff from Orchids Extra When:  Wednesday 3rd July, 2019 – 8.00 p.m. start Where: N.G.Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin. (Melways Ref. Map 77: D6) Tea, coffee … Continue reading

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What the Judges Thought and What the Members Thought

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 June

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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Mon 10 Jun 2019 – Masdevallias

The following information about Masdevallias originates from Brian Milligan, entitled “Masdevallias Are Blooming” is from Orchids in Victoria, 2000. Milligan explains that “Masdevallias are popular because they make small, compact, easily managed pot-plants, a distinct advantage for those with limited … Continue reading

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