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.
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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 PM 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. Speakers are a wealth of experience and information. Please come join us!
September 21: AOS OUTREACH Judging (2-6pm) (Escalante Center, Tempe)
Bring plants and/or stay to learn!
September 21: Ramon de los Santos (Escalante Center, Tempe)
Topic Native Orchids Of the Philippines
October 19: Marc Hachedourian
November Sale & Auction, Date TBD
December Holiday party, Date TBD
January 18: Bill Bodei Culture of different general and shopping tips
February 15: Fred Clarke
March 21: Carol Klonowski, Orchid Society of California
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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