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.
Our Google Event Calendar
Join our Facebook Group for discussions here.
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!
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, Aug. 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
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Fill out our Digital Membership form or the printable form here.
Shows and Special Events - Free
Our AOS judged ORCHID SHOW is April 1-2, 2023 at
4647 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018
AOS Judging on Saturday at 10am
Repotting and Care Demos:
Noon & 2PM Saturday
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