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: shadytrake@comcast.net.

October 22

American Orchid Society chairperson Graham Ramsey visits from Asheville, NC, to present "Repotting with Orchiata." His talk will include a potting demonstration and information about purchasing Orchiata bark at a group discount.

November 19

MOS member Alex Kumok will present. Topic TBA.

December 3

Annual holiday party (members only).

​January 28, 2018

Author and orchid enthusiast Patricia Harding will present on cattleya walkeriana, an orchid species from Brazil.

February 25, 2018

Brenda Oviatt from Botanica Ltd will speak to us about angraecoids

Full 2018 calendar TBA

Annual Show and Sale

Our annual Show and Sale took place May 5-7, 2017. A big thank you to all our vendors, exhibitors, and members who made this year's event a huge success.

This year's vendors:

Orchid Inn

Clown Alley Orchids

Marble Branch Farms

Oakwood Orchids

Lance Parr Pottery


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