Category Archives: #OrchidFamily

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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Highlights from 2018 Orchid Spectacular Show

As a member of the Orchid Societies Council of Victoria (OSCOV), Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) participates in their annual show by having a dedicated stand of flowering orchids. The following are highlights from the SSOS stand at the 25th … Continue reading

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What’s New in 2019 at Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS)

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except January). Our First Monthly Members Meeting for 2019 will be held on Wednesday 6th February at 8.00 pm (early session 7.30 pm). Venue: N.G. Wishart … Continue reading

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Orchid of the Month | Sarcochilus

Most Sarcochilus (pronounced Sar-co-kyle-us) orchids are native to Australia; with only one species being found overseas. The most widely grown species (Sarcochilus hartmannii, S. fitzgeraldii and S. ceciliae) grow on rocks in the areas of New South Wales or Queensland. … Continue reading

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Orchid of the Month | Sarcochilus

Most Sarcochilus (pronounced Sar-co-kyle-us) orchids are native to Australia; with only one species being found overseas. The most widely grown species (Sarcochilus hartmannii, S. fitzgeraldii and S. ceciliae) grow on rocks in the areas of New South Wales or Queensland. … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheers!

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, 5th December, 2018 commencing at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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