Things to do This Weekend

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society Annual Spring Show is coming up and you can’t afford to miss this special event.

Saturday 21st September – Sunday 22nd September, 2019

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission: ONLY $4.00

 

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

See you there

Download our 2019 SSOS Spring Show Flyer (PDF 557 KB)

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Bucket List | Attend Orchid Show

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society Annual Spring Show and Sales Extravaganza is happening this weekend and you can’t afford to miss this special event.

Saturday 21st September – Sunday 22nd September, 2019

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission: ONLY $4.00

 

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

See you there

Download our 2019 SSOS Spring Show Flyer (PDF 557 KB)

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Don’t Miss Out

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society Annual Spring Show is coming up and you can’t afford to miss this special event.

Saturday 21st September – Sunday 22nd September, 2019

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission: ONLY $4.00

 

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

See you there

Download our 2019 SSOS Spring Show Flyer (PDF 557 KB)

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society:  Website | About UsContact Us | Facebook |Twitter

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Plan Ahead

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society Annual Spring Show is coming up and you can’t afford to miss it.

Saturday 21st September – Sunday 22nd September, 2019

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission: ONLY $4.00

 

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

See you there

Download our 2019 SSOS Spring Show Flyer (PDF 557 KB)

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Your Personal Invitation to Our Spring Show

The Southern Suburbs Orchid Society Annual Spring Show is coming up and you can’t afford to miss this special event.

Saturday 21st September – Sunday 22nd September, 2019

Venue: N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Highway (cnr. Exley Drive) Moorabbin (Mel: 77/D6) – Ample free car parking close by.

  • Public transport: short walk from Moorabbin Railway Station (Frankston line)
  • Public Bus services to/from Moorabbin Train Station: 811/812 (Dandenong-Brighton), 823 (North Brighton-Southland via Moorabbin), 824 (Moorabbin-Keysborough via Clayton), and the 825 (Moorabbin-Southland via Black Rock & Mentone).

Entry admission: ONLY $4.00

 

  • Australian and Exotic Orchids on display
  • Flowering orchids for sale
  • Orchid growing accessories for sale
  • Free guided tours and demonstrations
  • Learn growing tips and hints
  • Refreshments available all day Morning Tea | Lunch | Afternoon Tea
  • Wheelchair access available.

See you there

Download our 2019 SSOS Spring Show Flyer (PDF 557 KB)

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What’s Flowering in September

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 bench each month. Here are some examples of what we exhibited in our monthly competition for judging in September 2019.

Our September benching highlights include:

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Results | Victorian Orchid of the Year Award 2018

  • Our presentation highlights the category winners from the Orchid Society of Victoria (OSCOV) 2018 Victorian Orchid of the Year Award.
  • Three Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) members had plants nominated in four categories, whether it be for a species or hybrid variety.
  • See the winning plants in a wide variety of categories including:
  • Species: Australian Native, Any Other Species.
  • Hybrids: Cymbidium, Laellinae, Masdevallia, Oncidinae, Paphiopedilum, and Any Other hybrid.

Speaker: SSOS Vice-President – Craig Trainor

When:  Wednesday 4th September, 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 light refreshments are included. Feel free to ‘bring a plate’.

  • This session is suitable for all orchid lovers and growers, from beginners through to experienced growers.

Early session: Bring along your questions and/or problem plants. This session will start at 7:30 p.m.

  • For regular members – Don’t forget to bring along your seedlings for the monthly recall

Visitors and interested guests are always welcome, so remember to bring a friend – bring many!

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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 your vexing questions relating to orchid care.

Bay Road Nursery logoIn our 5th year of collaboration, SSOS and Bay Road Nursery are joining forces to provide you with some simple and helpful tips which will help you to select, purchase, maintain and enjoy the love of growing orchids. For example:

  • You will discover the many varieties of orchids which you can easily grow in Melbourne’s cool-temperate climate.
  • Learn tips and techniques from experienced members to improve how you grow and care for your orchids; and
  • Help identify and rectify pressure points which may affect your existing collection.

Come along and listen to experienced SSOS members who will provide expert advice and encourage orchid growers to gain confidence and enthusiasm for the continued promotion and development of the orchidaceae species within Victoria.

Want to know more about this free and exciting event?

When: Saturday 31st August, 2019

Where: Bay Road Nursery, (What’s On) 112-114 Bay Road, Sandringham 3191
ph: (03) 9521 0197

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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- Sunday 25th August, 2019 (9 am – 4 pm each day)
    Venue: Boxhall Pavilion, KCC Park “Dog Park”, 655 Westernport Highway, Skye (Mel Ref: 128 J12)
    Entry: Adults $10 children U/15 FREE – Free parking (Food and drinks available)

Apart from seeing other OSCOV clubs and their stands there will be over 20 local and international vendors selling orchids, potting bark and accessories. Also included are potting demonstrations experts to answer your questions and an art show and photographic competition. Further information about this event is posted on the OSCOV website.

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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 bench each month. Here are some examples of what we exhibited in our monthly competition for judging in August 2019.

Our August benching highlights include:

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