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:

​November 18

MOS member Melissa Garner will present on Latouria dendrobium breeding trends and colors. We will also have an orchid auction.

​December 2

Annual holiday party and silent auction. Members and their guests are welcome!

January 27, 2019

MOS member Melissa Garner will discuss how to prepare orchids for show to maximize your chances of winning ribbons, trophies, and AOS awards. We will also have an orchid auction.

February 24, 2019

MOS member and University of Memphis professor will give a presentation on Masdevallia and Dracula orchids. There will also be an orchid auction.

March 24, 2019

Annual Orchid Swap. Bring your extra or division orchids to swap or give away. Don't worry if you don't have any orchids to bring. Come and get some free plants!

​April 28, 2019

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

Annual May Show and Sale

Thank you to all our visitors, vendors, and members who made our Annual Show and Sale a huge success. The event took place  May 18-20, 2018, and featured exhibits, vendor booths, and a repotting station.

Check back soon for 2019 show dates.

2018 vendors:

Marble Branch Farms

Stones River Orchids

Gracelynn's Clay Flowers

Windy Hill Gardens




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