8 February 2022 JOS General Meeting

Please mark your calendars for the evening of 8 February 2022 from 6:45 – 9 PM as the Jacksonville Orchid Society (JOS) conducts its monthly meeting.


Doors will open at 5:45 pm and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:45 PM. Prior to the start of the meeting, please buy your raffle tickets. **Orchids for the Raffle Table are sourced from [Chadwick’s Orchids] (https://chadwickorchids.com).** Don’t miss this chance to pick up new and different genera of orchids to add to your collection at a good price.

At 6:45 PM, we will have a brief business meeting and then take a brief break in preparation for the presentation noted grower, Mr. Art Chadwick. Mr. Chadwick is a long-time internationally-renowned grower of Cattleya orchids and will speak on “Large Flowered Cattleya Species.”

MEMBER ORCHID SALES and SILENT AUCTION TABLE: There will be no member orchid sales or Silent Auction at this month’s meeting.

SHOW TABLE: Members & Especially Novice Growers – Don’t forget to bring your blooming orchids for the Show Table and no-pressure judging. Remember also that all orchids brought for the Show Table should be free of virus, bugs, scale, or any other pests. Please also clean any orchid for sale, auction, or the Show Table.

Mandarin Garden Club
2892 Loretto Road
Jacksonville, FL 32223

The Jacksonville Orchid Society meets on the second Tuesday of each month (except in May and December) at the Mandarin Garden Club at 2892 Loretto Road, Jacksonville, FL 32223. The doors open at 5:45 pm. Guests and visitors are always welcome! If you decide to join after coming to a few meetings, membership is $35.00 for a family and $25.00 for individuals.

Doors open at 5:45 for set up.
5:45-6:45 set up, vendor plant sales, silent auction, raffle ticket sales, snack
6:35 – Show Table Orchids due – Submissions after this time will not be judged
6:45-7:30 business meeting/announcements
7:30-8:30 speaker
8:30 vendor plant sales, show table, raffle/silent auction
9:30 adjourn

Our General Meeting is a good time to ask questions from our expert growers and get tips for what to do when there is a problem. We cover a wide variety of topics including species and hybrids that are good to grow in this area, identification of pests and diseases, watering and fertilizing, and where to grow your orchids.

Links to JOS Sales Forms, Show Table Instructions, and interactive Show Table Forms are available below.

Show Table Entry Form Instructions – (https://bafea5.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/ShowTableEntryFormInstructions-1.pdf) – This document provides background information about the Show Table Entry Form.
Show Table Entry Form (Interactive) – (https://bafea5.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/ShowTableEntryFormInteractiveRev1.pdf) – This is an interactive version of the Show Table Entry Form.
Silent Auction Plants Seller Sheet (https://bafea5.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/JOS-Silent-Plant-Auction-Form_071617.pdf) –  This is the form by which JOS members can place their plants for Silent Auction.  If you sell your orchid via Silent Auction at a JOS event, you must elect to donate either 20% or 100% of the selling price to the JOS.