Welcome to the Coffs Harbour Orchid Society website.
The Coffs Harbour Orchid Society started in 1961 as the Coffs Harbour Horticultural and Orchid Society. In 1971 the Orchid Society was formed as a separate organisation.
Meetings are held on 1st Thursday of each month @ 7:00pm* at the North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, Hardacre Street, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450.
Visitors are always welcome to attend the society’s meetings with members only to pleased to answer any orchid related questions.
* except School Holidays
MONTHLY MEETING – 2 MARCH 2017
Dick Cooper will be giving a presentation on Preparing Orchids for the Show Bench. Dick is an experienced orchid grower and judge, and is the Registrar of the Mid-North Coast Orchid Judging Panel. This means he will be able to give insights into exactly what is required for successful exhibiting, with plenty of advice and hints for growers who will be considering which of their plants may be ready for our Autumn Show at the Botanic Gardens 29-30 April 2017.
Visit to Harbour Hybrids
We are planning to visit local orchid growers Ron and Craig Alexander at Harbour Hybrids on Saturday 18 March 2017. They grow a variety of orchids but specialise in varieties of Dendrobium Biggibum or Cooktown Orchids. Ron is a former President of our Society and will be our Guest Speaker in April
MONTHLY MEETING – 6 APRIL 2017
Ron and Craig Alexander from Harbour Hybrids will be giving a presentation on growing Cooktown orchids.