Monthly Meetings

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

Monthly Orchid Judging

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.
Click here to view the judging schedule.

If you have a plant you would like  to have considered for AOS judging, please contact Melissa to confirm 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:

Annual May Show and Sale

The MOS Annual Show and Sale will take place May 3-5, 2019. There will be orchid exhibits, vendor booths, and a repotting station. The event is free and open to the public. Download the flyer for details.

2019 Vendors

Tom Harper of Stones River Orchids with an wonderful selection of phaelenopsis orchids.

Mark Reinke, Marble Branch Farms, with an extensive variety of species and hybrids.

Jim France & Yvonne Dunphe, Oakwood Orchids, with a wide selection of high-quality orchids.

Ecuagenera of Ecuador with a collection of hard-to-find plants from the Andes region.

MOS member Melissa Garner will sell a range of orchids, including vandas.

Repotting Station

Bring in any orchid and a member of the Memphis Orchid Society will repot it for you. All supplies provided. Suggested donation $5 per orchid.



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



​April 28

MOS member Mark Mills will present "8 Species to Have in Every Orchid Collection." There will also be an orchid auction.

May 3-5

Annual Show and Sale. Click for details.

​June 23

AOS judges and lifetime MOS members Charles and Susan Wilson share their orchid expertise.

July 28

MOS member Alex Kumok will present on paphiopedilum orchids. There will also be an orchid auction.

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

To be announced.

​December 8

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