Welcome to Manitoba Orchid Society (MOS) webpage
The members of the MOS wish all our orchid loving friends a warm welcome.
We are ready to share our interest in orchids with the world. Our Society is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Here you will find information on many orchids grown in the Canadian Prairies.
Discover the joy of growing, nurturing and protecting the enchanting orchid
MANITOBA ORCHID SOCIETY (MOS) MEETINGS
Meetings are held at the Canadian Mennonite University 600 Shaftsbury Blvd Winnipeg MB (see map below). ‘The meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of each month from September to June with some exceptions. Changes in meeting dates will be announced in the monthly Newsletter and the Website
–novice meetings start at 1.00 PM.
–regular meetings start at 2.00 PM
Next Meeting: 26 May 2013
Note this is the fourth Sunday of May to avoid the long weekend.
Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd.
(NW corner of Shaftesbury Blvd. and Grant Avenue)
General Meeting: C167 Novice Meeting: B132
Note both these rooms are in the North Campus
Not the usual South Campus (click for map)
Enter via the main doors.
Kevin Duerksen will do a question & answer.
Starts at 1:00PM
Calvin Wong from Tropical Gardens
speaking on Judging at the 2011 Japan
Orchid Grand Prix ( Tokyo Dome)
Starts at 2:00PM
Don’t forget our benefits of membership for Manitoba Orchid club
Manitoba Orchid Society members now receive the following discounts:10% at La Coste Nursery, 10% at Schriemer Home & Garden Showplace, 10% at Shelmerdine Nurseries & 15% at Village Garden Center, upon presentation of valid membership cards.
Canadian Mennonite University,
600 Shaftesbury Blvd. Southwest corner of Grant & Shaftesbury
Canadian Mennonite University campus on the SW corner of Grant Avenue and Shaftesbury Boulevard. The meeting will be in the Conference Room A01 and the Novice Meeting will be in Room C09. Parking is in Parking Lot “N”. The main entrance from the parking lot is the circled 40 on the map.
South Campus First Floor Admin Bldg Map
You’ve come to the right place! Although we are located in Winnipeg we have members from all over Manitoba that can help you with information about growing orchids. Our meetings and annual show are also a great chance to purchase those hard to find orchid treasures.
Did you know?
The orchid family contains more than 25,000 species, with many still being discovered today. Orchids grow on every continent except Antarctica, in an amazing range of environments. In spite of their exotic appearance, many orchids are no more difficult to grow than other houseplants.
Excellent beginners’ plants are sold in stores and garden centers, and a windowsill makes a suitable home for hundreds of species and hybrids. Once a few basic principles have been mastered, the choices for growing are endless.
We’d love to help you get started on your orchid adventure. Our monthly meetings feature slide shows, plant sales, culture sessions and workshops, a monthly raffle and a yearly silent auction. There’s the excitement of our Annual Orchid Show, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. And members get the monthly MOS newsletter, plus access to an extensive library of orchid books, videos and magazines. All this and friendship, fun and good times.
Facebook and Twitter
Don’t forget to check our facebook and twitter page
If you have a chance check out our facebook page there a lot of pictures from the show.
Benefits of Membership
Manitoba Orchid Society members now receive the following discounts: 10% at La Coste Nursery, 10% at Schriemer Home & Garden Showplace, 10% at Shelmerdine Nurseries & 15% at Village