Category Archives: #OrchidFamily

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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Time for Some Orchid Culture

Our presentation is ‘Orchid Culture’ Guest Speaker: Craig Miles from The Orchid Tray Company When:  Wednesday 5th June, 2019 – 8.00 p.m. start Where: N.G.Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin. (Melways Ref. Map 77: D6) Tea, coffee and … Continue reading

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Bulbophyllum Orchid Care

Bulbophyllum’s have more than 2000 known species and is the largest genus in the orchid family. Some occur in tropical and subtropical countries around the world with the largest concentration in the Guinea areas with over 600 species to be … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in May

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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Invitational Three Club Challenge

Each year three of the Victorian ‘southern’ clubs meet for a Three-Way Autumn Challenge. This years challenge will be on Friday 10th May, 2019 commencing at 7.00 pm. Each year the sponsorship of the Invitational Show challenge rotates through the … Continue reading

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Do You Need Help With Your Orchids? | We Can Help You Out

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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SSOS Autumn Show and Trivia Quiz Night

Two Big Events – One same night! Bring your flowering orchids along to be judged in our annual Autumn Show in our display hall while you nourish and exercise your brain cells. It’s time to test your orchid knowledge in … Continue reading

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What the Judges Thought and What We 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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