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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.




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., from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Check the Speakers list below.
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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 !

Speakers

        January 19, 2023  Dan Newman, Hanging Gardens: Maxillarias

         February 16, 2023 Kim Federsen, Fair Orchids: Vandas

         March 16, 2023  Ross Hella, Deerwood Orchids

         April 20, 2023 Art Chadwick, Chadwick Orchids

         May, 18, 2023 TJ Hartung, Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Mexico

         June 15, July 20, August 17 DVOS Members on Growing in our                  climate

         September 21, 2023 Ramon de los Santos

         October 19, 2023 Marc Hachedourian

         November 16, 2923 Auction

         December, 2023 Christmas party

         January 18. 2024 Bill Bodei

         February 15, 2024 Carol Klonowski, Orchid Society of California

      See us on Facebook 

       facebook.com/DesertValleyOrchidSociety/

             

        Membership form     https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScOG382koI4Sl1K3TO809OBJjeuV_ffgoowjIGAPHP-QhN5Sg/viewform

        

 

Shows and Special Events

 

Our AOS judged ORCHID SHOW is April 1-2, 2023 at

Berridge Nurseries

4647 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018

Saturday 9AM-5PM

Sunday 10AM-4PM

Repotting and Care Demos:

Noon & 2PM Saturday

2PM Sunday

Free

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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