Orchid Events – Irish Orchid Society

Calendar of Events

January 2012 – No meeting


Monday, February 6th –7pm

“Musings from the Orchid World     

Brendan Sayers, Ireland’s foremost authority on orchids will present on a selection of orchid topics which promises to be entertaining as well as educational. The talk will be followed by a sale of Pleiones at bargain prices to members. All proceeds will go to the society funds.   


Monday, March 5th –7pm

“Wildlife on your Doorstep: The Bigger Picture”

Stuart Dunlop is a passionate naturalist and photographer living in Donegal. Stuart will give us an illustrated talk on the diversity of Irish wildlife and orchids will get a mention!


April – No Meeting

Details of the National Botanic Gardens Spring Orchid Fair will be announced if and when the event is confirmed.


Monday, May 14th –7pm

Orchid Deflasking Workshop

A variety of orchid seedlings growing in flasks will be “deflasked” and potted up. Members will be offered free plantlets and set the challenge of growing them successfully!


Monday, June 11th –7pm

Annual General Meeting

Members will be given the opportunity to give feedback on all aspects of the society and the chairman, Shane Kerr will address the society.


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