'Tis the Season to Visit Orchid Greenhouses
Sunset Valley Orchid's Open House will take place on Saturday, December 14 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Street tacos from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 1255 Navel Pl., Vista, Ca. For more information, visit http://sunsetvalleyorchids.com/.
Andy's Orchids Open House is Dec. 6-8. If you enjoy growing species orchids, this is the event for you. Browse their collection of rare and unusual plants, and enjoy refreshments. Located at 734 Ocean View Ave., Encinitas. For more information, visit https://andysorchids.com/events.asp.
Casa de las Orquideas's Annual Open House will be held on Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Special pricing on seedlings and meristems. Thousands of Cymbidiums in spike. Many blooming and smaller size Zygopetalums. 170 S. Nardo Ave., Solana Beach, CA. For more information, visit http://www.orquideas.com/openhouse1.html.
Cal Orchid is holding their open house this weekend featuring Laelias, Epidendrums, Neofinetia seedlings and more. They are offering special prices on select plants that you can order by mail if you can't make it to the sale. Go to http://www.calorchid.com/ for all the details.
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate will hold their Fall Open House this weekend featuring Laelias and Cymbidiums in bloom and bud, plus, a silent auction. For more information, visit https://sborchid.com/.
The San Diego County Orchid Society's Fall Show and Sale will take place October 26-27 at Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. Anyone who wishes to submit plants to the juried show need to check in plants Friday 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. or Saturday 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Show will also include vendor sales and workshops on both days. For more information, visit http://www.sdorchids.com/FallShow_2019.html. See you there!
The 5th Annual Orchid Show at the Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens takes place Oct. 18-20. Event will feature beautiful orchid displays created by local and regional orchid societies and international growers. Vendors will be selling plants and supplies. For more information, visit https://www.huntington.org/orchid-show.
The Fascination of Orchids Show and Sale will be held next weekend at South Coast Village, across the street from South Coast Plaza in Santa Ana, CA. Expect to see great displays, orchids for sale and informative workshops held on both Saturday and Sunday. Topics include repotting orchids, growing Cattleyas and Cymbidiums, mounting orchids and more. For more information, visit http://ocorchidshow.com/.
The South Bay Orchid Society's Orchid Show & Sale will take place this weekend at the South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes. For details, visit http://www.southbayorchidsociety.com/Show/index.html.
The Newport Harbor Orchid Society's Summer Exotic Plant & Orchid Festival takes place this weekend at the Westminster Mall. Event will feature orchid displays, vendors, repotting workshops, an art show and bonsai exhibit. For more information, visit https://nhosinfo.org/events/.
The San Diego County Orchid Society's Summer Show and Sale will take place this weekend! Event will include vendor sales, and a variety of workshops. Members and non-members alike are encouraged to enter their plants in the juried show. Casa del Prado, Rm. 101, in Balboa Park. Free admission and parking. For full information, visit http://www.sdorchids.com/SummerShow_2019.html.
The 2019 Phalaenopsis Symposium takes place this weekend, July 20-21 at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. A great opportunity to hear great speakers, purchase great plants from top vendors, and more. To register, please go to http://www.orchiddigest.com/phal-symp.html.
Cal Orchid's Summer Open House will be held this weekend, July 12-14. Special pricing on plants throughout the nursery. Be sure to check out their Epidendrums and Sobralias, which are in their glory at this time of year. Guest vendors and Neofinetia falcata show and sale on Saturday, July 13. For more information, visit http://www.calorchid.com/.
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate's Summer Open House takes place this weekend, July 12-14. Be sure to check out their $7.50 specials! Please visit https://www.sborchid.com/ for more information.
Sunset Valley Orchid’s Summer Open House will take place on Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Receive discounts on all plant stock, and enjoy street tacos from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bring invitation to event and receive a raffle ticket for the plant drawing. For more information, please visit http://www.sunsetvalleyorchids.com/.
Andy's Orchids Summer Open House takes place next weekend. Don’t miss it! Over 700,000 plants to choose from and refreshments. Plus, society members will receive a free plant with qualified purchases. Visit https://andysorchids.com/events.asp for more details.
Orchid Digest presents its Annual Speakers Day on Saturday, June 8 at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Event includes afternoon seminar, wine and cheese happy hour, live auction, vendor sales, and more. Please visit http://www.orchiddigest.com/speaker-day.html#roy to register and to see speaker bios.
The San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists' orchid auction will take place this Thursday, May 16 at the L.A. County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia, CA. A preview begins at 6 p.m, and the auction starts at 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://sgvoh.org/.
Casa de las Orquideas' Annual Seedling Sale takes place on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in person only. Address is 170 S. Nardo Ave. in Solana Beach. Visit www.orquideas.com for more information.
The Palomar Orchid Society's Annual Orchid Sale & Auction takes place on Saturday, May 11 at the Conference Center at Lake San Marcos in San Marcos, CA. A preview and sale of select blooming orchids and arrangements for Mother's Day will take place from 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. The auction will begin at 11 a.m. Free admission and parking. Credit cards accepted. For more information, visit http://www.palomarorchid.org/.
The Riverside-San Bernardino Counties Orchid Society's Annual Orchid Auction takes place on Saturday, May 4 at the L.F. Hutton Community Center at 660 Colton Ave., Colton, CA. A preview of orchids up for auction starts at 11 a.m., with the auction beginning at 11:30. For more information, visit http://rsbcos.org/events.html.
The Cool Growing Orchid Society holds its Annual Orchid Auction on Wednesday, April 10 at the Garden Grove Masonic Lodge in Garden Grove, CA. A preview will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the auction will start at 7 p.m. Free parking and free admission. Go to www.coolorchids.org for more information.