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COS May 9 Meeting – Cheshire

Wednesday, May 9th meeting will be held at the Cheshire Senior Center

240 Maple Ave, Cheshire, CT 06410

Topic:  Native American Orchids (Soon it will be time to take a walk in the woods to see orchid treasures native to the Connecticut region!)

Doors open at 6:30pm, meeting starts at 7:30pm.

 

 

April 11 Meeting – Farmington Senior Center

Wednesday, April 11th, meeting will be held at the Farmington Senior Center.

321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, Connecticut

Doors open at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.

Topic:  GROWING SEMI HYDROPONIC

No time to water?
Water too much?
Semi hydroponic might be the answer for you!
We will demonstrate what is needed and the how-to’s.
Members will be given a chance to pot a plant semi hydroponically.
Take the plant home, and bring it back blooming!

 

 

COS March 14 Meeting in Cheshire

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Cheshire Senior Center

240 Maple Ave, Cheshire, CT 06410

Doors open at 6:30pm, 7:00pm socializing, and meeting starts at 7:30pm.

This month’s meeting is a POTTING WORKSHOP preceded by a basic orchid growing talk.

Afraid to tackle or maybe just not sure how to repot your orchid?  This is your chance to have the orchid docs do it for you. Bring your orchids that need repotting and a clean pot.  For a material fee of $5.00, the orchid docs will repot your orchid.

Please note:  Potting supplies and orchids will be available for purchase at this month’s meeting.

February 14th Meeting in Farmington

Wednesday, February 14th, meeting will be held at the Farmington Senior Center.

321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, Connecticut

Speaker:  Rebecca Schwartz

Topic:  How to Create a Vivarium

What to do when you want more orchids but have no more room…

Make a vivarium!   You will be shown step by step how to build your own!

Doors open at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.

January 10th Meeting in Cheshire

This month’s meeting is Wednesday, January 10th, and will be held at the Cheshire Senior Center

240 Maple Ave, Cheshire, CT 06410

Doors open at 6:30pm, meeting starts at 7:30pm.

Speaker:  Will Wilson

Topic:  “The Orchids of Puerto Rico and El Yunque”

The island of Puerto Rico is home  to the only rain forest in US territory, El Yunque.  Come explore the island and its orchids in their natural habitat and in pre-hurricane times, only months before Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on the island and its people.

June 14th Meeting in Farmington

Wednesday, June 14th, meeting will be held at the Farmington Senior Center.

321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, Connecticut

Speaker:   Dick Doran

Topic:  Standard Cymbidiums and How to Successfully Grow Them

Dick Doran has been growing orchids for over 30 years and has received over 100 AOS awards!  He will be bringing divisions of plants for sale.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.

COS May 10th Meeting – Cheshire

Wednesday, May 10th meeting will be held at the Cheshire Senior Center

240 Maple Ave, Cheshire, CT 06410

Doors open at 6:30pm, meeting starts at 7:30pm.

This month, we will hold our popular Potting Workshop!

Are you not sure whether your orchid should be re-potted, scared to re-pot, or just not sure what to do?  The “Orchid Docs” will be on hand  to answer questions and help with your re-potting.  Please bring a clean pot or two (one smaller one larger), since you never know what your plant will need.  Material charge of $5 for up to 5 inch pot.  It’s a perfect time to watch and learn different techniques.

 

April 12th Meeting in Farmington

Wednesday, April 12th, meeting will be held at the Farmington Senior Center.

321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, Connecticut

Speaker:   Dr Kristen Uthus from New World Orchids

Topic:  Miniature Orchids

Title:  “Miniatures:  Honey I Shrunk the Orchids”

10% off all pre orders either on the web or, if you do not see what you are looking for, please ask.  Cut off is April 1st.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.

April 12th Meeting in Farmington

Wednesday, April 12th, meeting will be held at the Farmington Senior Center.

321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, Connecticut

Speaker:   Dr Kristen Uthus from New World Orchids

Topic:  Miniature Orchids

Title:  “Miniatures:  Honey I Shrunk the Orchids”

10% off all pre orders either on the web or, if you do not see what you are looking for, please ask.  Cut off is April 1st.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.

 

COS Holiday Party December 14

Connecticut Orchid Society Holiday Party

Wed. evening, Dec. 14th, 2016

Farmington Senior Center

321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, CT

This year, we will also have a “holiday plant giveaway” for all current members.  If you haven’t renewed, be sure to bring your dues to the meeting/party!

 

 

                                                       Appetizers served at 6:00 pm

                                                       Main dishes served at 6:30 pm

 

Food Assignments:  Members with last names beginning with “A – H”, please bring an appetizer

Members with last names beginning with “I – P”, please bring a main dish 

Members with last names beginning with “Q – Z”, please bring a dessert