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About
The Desert Valley Orchid Society (DVOS) exists as a group where orchid lovers can meet to share experiences, tips, and guidance about growing orchids. We are in the Phoenix, Arizona. Come join us.

Become a member here!

Our Google Event Calendar

Join our Facebook Group for discussions here.   


Meetings
We meet most months on the 3rd Thursday at:
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3641 N. 56th St., Phoenix, AZ 85018, on the NE corner of 56th St. and Indian School Rd.
6:00 PM to 6:45pm New Member welcome Q&A & Social
6:45 -8:30 P
M for guest speaker, blooming orchids and orchid raffle. 
Check the Speakers list below.

Visitors are always welcome.Our meetings are a lot of fun. We talk about how to grow plants, and have Q&A. We have a great plant table where members display their blooming plants. Plus, we also have a raffle where you can pick up some plants to take home. Many of our speakers bring plants to sell. S​peakers are a wealth of experience and information.  Please come join us!

2024 Schedule of Meetings

 

          March 21: Carol Klonowski, Mysterious Maxillarias

             Venue change: Madison Church 

              6202 N. 12th St

              Phoenix, AZ 85014

         April 18:  Dave Sorokowsky  Novelty Paphs

         May 16:   Manny Aybar Dendrobiums

          June  20  Orchid Care

          July 18     Orchid Care

          August 15  Orchid Care

          September 19  Peter Lin

           October  17  Tom Mirenda

           December  Christmas party

Event location:

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church - Room 12

3641 N. 56th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018

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       facebook.com/DesertValleyOrchidSociety/

             

        Fill out our Digital Membership form or the printable form here.     

        

 

Shows and Special Events - Free

 

The Tucson Orchid Society Show

"Fiesta de las Flores" is scheduled for:

March 2 & 3, 2024

Mesquite Valley Growers Nursery

8005 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710

 

DVOS AOS judged ORCHID SHOW is scheduled for:

 

March  23 & 24, 2024

Berridge Nurseries

4647 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018

Saturday 9AM-5PM

AOS Judging on Saturday at 10am

Sunday 10AM-4PM

See the 2024 Show Announcement on YouTube here!

Tips For Beginners

If you are having difficulties with pests (mealy bug, aphids, scale or mites) on your plants try this homemade solution:

 

In one gallon of water mix:  1 pint of Isoprophy alcohol + 1 pint of Formula 409 + a few drops of dish soap.  Mix and spray.

 

 

​For more information about the Desert Valley Orchid Society - email DesertValleyOrchid@gmail.com

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