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2019 Meeting Dates

Speakers and Events

Here are the meeting dates and speakers for 2019.

Mark your calendars!

January 27, 2019

Speaker of the month: Gordon Heaps
~ Dendrobiums ~ 
      Culture Session - Paul Paludet
      ~ Water Quality: Pearls and Pitfalls ~

        February 24, 2019

        Speaker of the month: Calvin Wong
        ~ Tropical Gardens ~ 
            Culture Session - TBD
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            March 24, 2019

            Speaker of the month: Terry Letendre
            ~World Orchid Conference 2017 - Ecuador ~ 
                Culture Session - Charlene Lang
                ~Preparing Landscape Displays  ~


                April 5-7 -  Orchid Fair 2019

                Annual Show and Sales

                April 28, 2019

                Beginners Month
                Hands-On Growing and Care Demos

                No Culture Session

                We start at 12h30 to 15h30. This meeting is for new members and is called ‘beginners month’. The following presentations have been arranged:

                • General Orchid Culture - presented by Darrell Albert
                • Cattleya Culture - presented by Gordon Heaps
                • Paphiopedilum Culture - presented by Tom deBoer
                • Phalaenopsis Culture - presented by Paul Paludet

                May 26, 2019

                Speaker of the month: Jean Allen Ikeson
                ~Windsor Orchids~ 
                    Culture Session - Paul Paludet
                    ~ Potting Mixes ~

                    June 23, 2019

                    Speaker of the month: TBD
                    ~ ~ 
                        Culture Session - Darrell Albert
                        ~ Mounting Orchids ~

                        July and August, 2019

                        Summer Break

                        ~ No Meetings ~

                        September 29, 2019

                        Speaker of the month: Francisco Miranda
                        ~ Miranda Orchids ~ 
                            Culture Session - Gordon Heaps
                            ~ Cattleya Orchids ~

                            October 27, 2019

                            Speaker of the month: Fred Clarke
                            ~Sunset Valley Orchids  ~ 
                                Culture Session - Terry Letendre
                                ~Bulbophyllum Orchids  ~

                                November 29, 2019

                                Annual General Meeting and Silent Auction


                                Please note

                                There are No Meetings in July, August or December

                                Guests are always welcome!  If you'd like to come to a meeting to see what goes on, feel free to join us any time.  Please note that there is a $5.00 entry fee for guests, which is deducted from the membership fee upon joining.

                                When & Where....

                                The Society meets nine times per year, normally on the fourth Sunday of the month.

                                There are no meetings in July, August and December. We also try to avoid having meetings on major holidays, so check the meeting schedule on this website or your monthly newsletter for dates.

                                Our meetings begin at 12:30 PM with the "Culture Session".

                                Plant sales start at 1:00 PM in the main gym; the Plant Doctor will also be available during this time.

                                The formal meeting begins at 2 PM. We try to have things wrapped up before 4 PM.

                                Our meeting location is in the gym at Satoo School, 8515 -17 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta.

                                Satoo School, 8515 -17 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta

                                Orchid Society of Alberta
                                P.O. Box 31117, RPO Namao Centre
                                Edmonton, AB T5Z 3P3

                                email: info(at)orchidsalberta.com

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