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Web Links - Resources for Orchid Societies

Putting in an Orchid Exhibit

Putting in an Orchid Show Exhibit

Here are some tips for preparing your orchids for a show.
For some great guidance, check out Greg Allikas' short course on putting in an exhibit:
Master Class
AOS Point Scale
Color Flow
How Much Do I Need

Scheduling Speakers for Your Orchid Society

Scheduling Speakers for Your Orchid Society

Here are some tips for booking speakers to talk to your club, geared toward the hard working Program Chair in Your Orchid Society:
Care and Feeding of Orchid Society Speakers
Sample SAOS Invitation Letter
Sample SAOS Confirmation Letter for Shared Speaker
Sample SAOS Meeting Details Letter

How to Take Orchid Show Table Pictures

Orchid Society Show Table

How to Take Orchid Show Table Pictures, Terry Bottom, SAOS

American Orchid Society
The American Orchid Society website has lots of valuable information, some of which is available only to members. The AOS issues the monthly publication Orchids. There is also the Orchid Digest, a quarterly publication not to be missed. The St. Augustine Orchid Society is an affiliated society with both the AOS and Orchid Digest.

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AOS Judging

If you have a beautiful orchid you think is worthy of an AOS award, you should consider taking it to the Florida North Central Judging Center in Clermont. On the second Saturday of each month, AOS judges convene at the Clermont Garden Club to evaluate any orchids brought to them before 1 pm, 849 West Avenue in Clermont 34711.

Florida Orchid Societies
Florida Orchid Society web pages often have lots of cultural and general information of interest to local growers, here are the links:

Societies Around the World
There are some really great websites published by societies in other states, countries and continents.  Here are some links:

In North America:
American Orchid Society
Canadian Orchid Congress
Houston Orchid Society

In Australia:
Australian Native Orchid Society
Orchids Australia
Orchid Societies Council of Victoria

In Central and South America:
Brazilian Orchids

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