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PROGRAM (2022-2023)

Every meeting normally includes all our usual features such as the Show Table, the raffle and plants for sale, as well as the chance to meet other members and share your experiences. Please click here for more information.


We will provide details of this season’s meetings as they are firmed up, as well as any "extra-curricular activities" that are planned.


Meetings are also announced in Spike, with full details about the speaker and the topics to be covered.




September 18, 2022

Francisco Miranda:  The Cattleya of Brazil

Join us on a tour of Brazil showing the varied habitats in which different species of Cattleya grow. The cultural requirements of each will be explained in the context of its natural habitat.

October 16, 2022

Dr. Leslie Ee ND: Cyrtochilum: Dancing Ladies of the Andes

Learn about the little-known Oncidium genus that produces wreaths of flowers that can climb up trees like Christmas lights. The talk includes their culture and their beautiful hybrids.

November 20, 2022

Jean Ikeson: Australian Sarcochilids

We have noticed that many members have bought Sarcochilids recently. Jean’s talk will provide many hints on growing culture, especially how to coax these sometimes reluctant orchids into bloom

December 18, 2022

Our annual Festive Get-Together

We are planning an in-person get-together with talks and social activities. Stay tuned for details.

January 15, 2023

John Alexander & Peter Kaellgren: On the Road Again

Join John and Peter as they search for endemic orchids and learn about Conservation issues across Canada.

February 19, 2023

Ron McHatton, Greenhouse Chat in-person

Ron is the editor of the AOS magazine ORCHIDS and runs the AOS Greenhouse Chats. This is your opportunity to ask questions of one of the most knowledgable orchid experts in the USA who can answer all your culture questions.

March 19, 2023



April 2023


We do not hold a monthly meeting during the show month.

April 29-30, 2023


May 28, 2023


Note that we have moved the date of this meeting to avoid the May long weekend holiday.  Please mark your calendars

NOTE: During this season we are planning hybrid meetings. You can join online via Zoom or in-person.  At hybrid meetings there will only be an in-person Show Table. Details will be provided in Spike.



During this season we will be having hybrid meetings - both in-person and online via Zoom.



We will provide details of this season’s meetings, as well as any group orders, as they are firmed up. Be sure to check Spike for full information.