Upcoming events

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Past events

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Biological Pest Control

Camille Cormier, owner/founder of Lady Bug Phytoprotection will give a presentation on biological pest control covering common pests and how to use effective biological control techniques to fight against these pests. Special emphasis will be on thrips, mealybugs and scale that we often encounter in our orchid collection.

Saturday March 23, 2024 from 10AM to 12PM

For all growers

Pests and Diseases

Our in-house experts, Margaret Haydon and Jean Hollebone, will provide a short introduction on the topic: what to look for and how to recognize and treat your plants. Margaret will talk about major insect pests and Jean on common disease and cultural issues.

Saturday March 9, 2024 from 10AM to 12PM

For novice growers

Silent auction

This auction is an important fundraiser for the Ottawa Orchid Society, as the funds collected support the Judging Centres of the AOS (Montreal and Toronto) and Conservation.

December 3, 2023 at 6 pm to December 10, 2023 at 9pm

For members only

Tissue culture and reflasking

Come learn about tissue culture and reflasking with John Barnes.

Saturday October 28, 2023: 1 pm – 3 pm

For experienced growers

All about Phalaenopsis

Learn all you need to know about Phalaenopsis orchids with Jean Hollebone and friends.

Saturday September 30, 2023: 1 pm – 3 pm 

For novice growers