Check back often for the latest information on meetings, shows, judging opportunities, and more.


Meetings take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden unless otherwise noted.

August 25

Bulbophyllum expert Bill Thoms joins us from Florida. He will have orchids available for purchase.

September 22

Robert Marsh will present on growing Barkeria orchids.

October 27

Tom Harper of Stones River orchids will present on phaelenopsis orchids. He will have orchids available 

for purchase.

November 24

MOS member Alan Jaslow will present a tour of orchids from southwestern Colombia. There will also be an orchid auction.

December 8

Annual holiday party and silent auction fundraiser. Guests are welcome!



MOS member Melissa Garner is currently enrolled in the American Orchid Society judging program and visits the judging center in St. Louis about once a month (typically on the 2nd Saturday of the month).

If you have an orchid you would like to have considered for AOS judging, please contact Melissa to find out when she is going and to coordinate plant drop-off and pickup.  Plants must be dropped off by 7 p.m. the evening prior to the judging date.

Melissa's email:


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