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September 2010
Volume 64, Issue 2

September Meeting

September 13, 2010
7:00 p.m.
University of Washington
Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105


This months meeting will be held in the Douglas Classroom which is next to the lower greenhouses and lower parking lot. We will be back to the normal location in October.

We will be having our annual orchid culture clinic where you will be able to get some tips on growing and keeping your Orchids healthy. If you have problem plants or questions, bring them to the meeting and we will discuss how to help. Any plants that are diseased or have bugs should be in a plastic bag to isolate them.

Display Table:
Bring your blooming Orchids so everyone can enjoy them.

Sales Table:
Members may bring up to 10 plants to sell. Include a tag with your name and the price in the plant.

We will have the raffle as usual.


On October,11th we will have Peter Lin from Diamond Orchids speaking about 'Spectacular Orchid Specimens'.

He is offering pre sales from the web site and the attached list, you can contact him at: , phone: 909-573-6751 or from his web site:

Download Peter's list HERE

** REMINDER: NWOS Membership Dues Notice**

Please contact Mike Cory for questions about your dues.

The NWOS fiscal year is July 1 through June 30 so unless you joined recently, please complete the Membership Form and either send it in with your check (payable to NWOS) or pay at the June meeting. Dues are $25 for one person or $30 for two people at the same address. If you pay now, your check will not be cashed until July 1. Members who joined at or after the Flower & Garden Show in February are paid through June 2011. Dues are kept low to encourage membership but they cover only a small portion of the society's expenses.


September 13th
Orchid Culture Clinic

October 11th
Peter T. Lin of Diamonds Orchids

November 8th
Harry Phillips of Andy's Orchids

December 13th
X-Mas potluck and trophies

January 10th
Abigail Chang on recent AOS Judging Awards

February 14th
Alan Kotch of Gold Country Orchids

March 14th
Annual Orchid Auction

April 11th
Blaine Marchant, NWOS scholarship winner presentation

May 9th
Earl Bailey of Orchidbabies

June 13th
Year end wrap up and potluck