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Orchid Societies,   Pottery for Orchids,   Where to Buy Orchids,  Growing with LEDs

Orchid Societies:

American Orchid Society ~ Delray Beach, FL
The national society, Orchids Magazine - monthly, Many other publications & benefits. Website offers much Orchid-related information. We are happy to accept your 2 year membership renewal coupon for purchases on our website.
Amherst Orchid Society ~ Amherst, MA
A western Massachusetts based Orchid Society. Monthly meetings are open to the public on the 3rd Sunday of each month except the months of February, August, and September.
Cape and Islands Orchid Society ~ Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Active group with a nice annual show each January. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of each month, usually at 1:30pm
Central New York Orchid Society ~ Baldwinsville, NY
The orchid society meets on the second Sunday afternoon of September and January, otherwise the first Sunday of the month from October to June.
Connecticut Orchid Society ~ Alternates between Cheshire and Unionville, CT
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month, except July & August. Socializing begins and sales/show table opens at 7pm followed by the meeting at 7:30pm.
Deep Cut Orchid Society ~ Tinton Falls, NJ
The largest and most active orchid club in the NY Metro area. Meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month.
Genesee Region Orchid Society ~ Rochester, NY
We first met the members of GROS when we attended as a vendor for their 2011 show. This is a great group that meets the first Monday following the first Sunday of each month.
Maryland Orchid Society ~ Baltimore, MD
The Maryland Orchid Society meets the third Tuesday of every month, September through June at the Woodbrook Baptist Church, 25 Stevenson Lane, Baltimore, MD.
Massachusetts Orchid Society ~ Winchester, MA
One of the oldest groups, and the birthplace of the American Orchid Society. They meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Sons of Italy, 117 Swanton St, Winchester, MA. We are members of this society and often attend the monthly meeting.
Mid-Hudson Orchid Society ~ Newburgh, NY
The Mid-Hudson Orchid Society typically meets on the second Sunday of the month in the beautiful Hudson River Valley region of New York State at the Union Presbyterian Church Community Center, 44 Balmville Road, in Balmville (Newburgh), NY
New Hampshire Orchid Society ~ Bedford, NH
Our home state society meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Bedford Town Hall. You can contact us with any questions about the NH Orchid Society.
North Jersey Orchid Society ~ East Hanover, NJ
NJOS meets the second Thursday of every month at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover, New Jersey, USA.
North Eastern New York Orchid Society ~ Colonie, NY
Meetings are held at the William Sanford Library in Colonie the first Saturday of each month except January, July and August. In September the meeting date may be adjusted to avoid Labor Day weekend.
Nutmeg State Orchid Society ~ Unionville, CT
A Connecticut based Orchid Society. Meets on the 1st Sunday of every month at the Farmington Senior Center.
Ocean State Orchid Society ~ Warwick, RI
Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month, Location varies - check the website for current info.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Orchid Society ~ Valley Forge, PA
SEPOS meets the second Wednesday of each month, September through June. They do not meet in July and August. This is a great group of growers that puts on one of the biggest and most popular orchid shows in the area.
Susquehanna Orchid Society ~ Mechanicsburg, PA
S0S meets the at 1:30 PM on the first Sunday of the month in the Community Center of Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg, PA.  No monthly meetings in July and August.  This is a small, friendly, and very active society that welcomes anyone interested in orchids!

Pottery for Orchids:

Coldbrooke Pottery ~ Scituate, MA
Coldbrooke Pottery carries on the tradition of beautiful hand thrown pots for home and garden. Many of the styles are designed especially for specific types of plants such as orchids, bulbs, or seedlings. Abby creates our Terracotta Jar and Plant Pockets for us. Her work is outstanding, please check it out and tell her we highly recommend her pieces.
Skyspyders Fine Wheel Thrown Pottery ~ Connecticut
Skyspyders is located in northeastern Connecticut and sells pottery at various locations throughout the year. They are happy to collaborate with you on special orders and can ship orders within the continental United States.

Where to Buy Orchids:

Orchid Shows!  Check out the bottom of our home page to see the orchid shows to which we attend as vendors.  These shows always have orchids vendors with a broad selection of interesting orchid plants.  If you want to go directly to grower greenhouses try these:

J&L Orchids ~ Easton, CT
J&L Orchids specializes in miniature orchids that can be grown in the house and has a long history in the orchid-growing community around the world.
Mountain Orchids ~ North Springfield, VT
A mail-order nursery specializing in unusual Orchid species, miniatures, and other choice plants.
Orchidphile ~ Stamford, CT
Established in 1985, the orchidPhile specializes in miniature and novelty Phalaenopsis orchids.
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Growing Orchids with LEDs:
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