PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE EVENING OF 12 SEPTEMBER 2023 FROM 6:30 – 9 PM AS THE JACKSONVILLE ORCHID SOCIETY (JOS) CONDUCTS ITS MONTHLY MEETING.
BOTTOM LINE UP FRONT:
1 – September PROGRAM – Robert Fuchs: “Latest Trends in Vanda Breeding.”
2 – RAFFLE TABLE – Purchase your tickets for a chance on quality orchids… Cheap!
3 – SHOW TABLE – please bring your blooming orchids for friendly judging.
4 – NO MEMBER DIRECT ORCHID SALES
5 – NO SILENT AUCTION
6 – REMEMBER NEW START TIME OF 6:30PM
Doors will open at 6:00 PM and the meeting will begin promptly at 6:30PM. Prior to the start of the meeting, please buy your raffle tickets.
September’s program will be a presentation by Past American Orchid Society President Robert Fuchs: “Latest Trends in Vanda Breeding.” We expect he’ll have a number of exceptional Vandaceous orchids for sale.
There will be NO Silent Auction at the September 2023 JOS General Meeting.
Please bring your blooming orchids for friendly judging. Novice growers are especially encouraged to participate – this is a friendly way to start showing your orchids in a category reserved for the new grower.
Be sure to see the links below for more information and supporting forms.
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 6:00 PM for set up.
6:00-6:30 PM Set up, vendor plant sales, silent auction, raffle ticket sales, snack
6:30-8:30 PM Business meeting/announcements/WORKSHOP
8:30 PM Member plant sales & Silent auction
9:00 PM 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.