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2016 MOS Orchid Show Pictures        Click Here

June 18-19, 2016    GLJC Orchid Seminar

The judges of the Great Lakes Judging Center invite you to our annual educational orchid seminar, this year on the Oncidiinae.  One of our featured speakers is Mark W. Chase, from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. The Seminar is Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19, 2016, at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor. There is no charge to attend the event, but we would like you to register so that we have enough seats for everyone.  If you would like to join us for a catered dinner Saturday night at the event, the fee is $20.00. It is necessary to register in advance for the dinner as we need to let the caterers know how much food to provide.For more details, please go to our website:  www.gljc.org or check the attachments or contact me.     Doris Asher      517-332-0004        asherdoris@juno.com

For those that don’t know, one of the speakers, Mark Chase, is a Michigan native and graduated from these colleges:

  • BA (Hons), Albion College (USA), 1973
  • MS, Univ. Michigan, 1980
  • PhD, Univ. Michigan, 1985

He currently works at Kew Gardens and is part of the science staff.


May 15, 2016 Regular meeting – Dracuphilia: A Gothic Romance

Gary Meyer, a graduate of Michigan State University, will be traveling home to Michigan to speak on Draculas. Gary is from Hawk Hill Orchids which is known for their breeding of the orchid genus Dracula.  Draculas are often referred to as the monkey orchid for the little monkey face that can be seen on the flower.

APRIL NEWSLETTER IS HERE      Click to view April Newsletter

MARCH NEWSLETTER IS HERE     Click to view March Newsletter

TIPS FROM KATHY M.   LOTS OF GREAT INFORMATION           A new addition to the Members News section of the website, Tips from Kathy MCheck out the information on this page.  Topics so far – Insect Control, Spider Mites, Why Won’t It Bloom, Sphagnum Moss, Angraecum eichlerianum and Angraecum infundibulare.kathy mealy bug


 

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HELP MAINTAIN YOUR CLUB

MOS always has a need for member support in running the society.  You can easily help by participating in any number of committees.  Most take just a little time and there are people who will help you get started.  It’s easy and it is important in maintaining our society.  Use the contact us form in this website or speak to anyone at our Sunday meetings.

Participate – It’s Fun

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MOS IN BLOOM – MEMBERS ORCHID PICTURES         –         Do you have pictures of your orchids as they come into bloom?  Please send your pictures as they bloom to me at danielarthur@danielarthur.net .  A full name accompanying each picture would make a perfect contribution to our website.  Click for the link.

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PAST EVENTS

OPEN GREENHOUSE AND REPOTTING SESSION – SUN. 8/168

Another nice turn out for our summer educational series.  Repotting was the topic and it was hands on.  Thanks to Glenda for her sponsoring our event and making it a success along with Kathy for her expert tutelage.  We all had fun exploring the greenhouse and an informative day.  More pictures LINK HERE

OPEN GREENHOUSE – SUNDAY 7-19-15

We had a nice turn out for the open greenhouse educational event today.  Our wonderful hosts John and Penny made it a really nice event.  See the LINK HERE for some pictures and don’t forget in August we have another event.  Check the July update for details.  3

 

 

 

PICNIC – AUCTION PICTURES

Our picnic was a great success.  Please see the LINK HERE for pictures.

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