Category Archives: #OrchidFamily

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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2019 was a very good year for Southern Suburbs Orchid Society

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society offers congratulations to all of the 2019 Trophy winners: Perpetual Trophy for Open Division – Herbert Aberl Intermediate Division – Elena & Terry Stiles Novice Division – Linda Bunning Winner of 2019 Lobb Trophy – Craig … Continue reading

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John Pascoe Fawkner Award, Gold level to Robert Harrison

Our July 2019 meeting was a special occasion for our club as our longest serving member and life member Robert Harrison was very deservedly awarded a John Pascoe Fawkner Award, Gold level for his ongoing and outstanding service to Southern … Continue reading

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Mon 2 December – SSOS Christmas Dinner – bring a plate

Ho, ho, ho, Christmas is approaching and SSOS will celebrate its December meeting with a wonderful festive feast. Members and their guests are invited to the End of Year Annual Dinner on Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 commencing at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Popular Vote vs Judges Vote – November 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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