Tampa Orchid Club
Welcome To The
- Next Meeting -
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
15510 Hooting Owls Place
Tampa, FL 33624
9:30 AM - Doors Open
10 AM - Meeting Begins
- Program -
For $5 member/$10 guest fee TOC will provide:
A near blooming orchid (cattleya hybrid), new pot, potting mix, pot clip and provide tips and assistance as needed to repot and care for your new orchid.
There will also be a Member Plant Sale so take a look at your collection to see if you would like to bring some extras to sell.
All plants must be pest and disease free.
(TOC receives 10% of total sales.)
Friendly reminder - There will be a potluck luncheon, please bring a dish to share. Guests are welcome, invite a friend to come learn, shop, maybe sell , lunch and enjoy sharing orchid care info with friendly orchid enthusiasts
Orchid Depot Reminder from Darwin:
Be sure to assess your Spring potting and orchid supply needs and let him know ahead of the February or March meetings as he will not be at the April meeting. Text preferred (813)625-3746
March 30, 2024
Save The Date
Your Bloomers Needed
March 1 -3 for TOC Display
TOC will be entering a display in the Tampa Bay Orchid Society Show and needs your beautiful blooms. Be watching for emerging spikes and prep for display. You could win ribbons, awards, and even trophy money. (Look at all the awards from our last display in this photo !)
If you are bringing a plant to the Bloom Table at our Feb. 27 meeting, please consider leaving it with Karen or Lindsey to use in the display.
If you have a blooming plant for us and cannot bring to the Feb. meeting, please get in touch with Lindsey Paris by text (804) 413-7278 by Feb. 28 to provide your plant's name and photo for registration and obtain details on loaning your plant to us. If you need advice on how to prepare your plant and how to loan, contact Display Chair, Karen Lewis at (813) 503-4200. Click read more below for event details.
NEW • CHECK IT OUT
Monthly Bloom Table
We added a page to the Tampa Orchid Club website that features the recent bloom table from the prior monthly meeting. Browse some of the beautiful plants members showcased and see who our recent winners were at the last monthly meeting!
Happy 2024 • Mark Your Calendars
For those of you who like to plan ahead check out the programs Tampa Orchid Club has in the works this year. All regular meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month - same time, same place as above. More details will come as we move forward.
Regularly scheduled meeting. Hands on potting activity plus member plant sale.
Saturday, March 30 at 10 AM (until sold out) will be the Tampa Orchid Club's Annual Auction at USF Botanical Gardens.
TOC Annual Party and installation of officers - we usually start at 11 AM on party days. Free orchid given to paid renewed members.
Regularly scheduled meeting. Jim Roberts will present a program on den. anosum and bring a selection of his orchids.
Regularly scheduled April meeting. Program is TBD, but they are always entertaining and have great selections of their orchids.
Florida Orchid House
Regularly scheduled June meeting. Program is TBD. They always have a fabulous selection of orchids for sale.
Please note that TOC membership renewals will run from March - mid May.