Calendar of Events


September 18, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209

Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


September 19, 2021

Growers Group

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Join fellow members during this month’s Growers Group meetup held at a member’s home in the La Vernia area. It’s a great and interesting opportunity to see other members’ growing spaces, from inside a home in the window, under lights, in the backyard, or greenhouse. Learn what’s working for these members in our community. Water and light refreshments will be provided. This month’s member will be inviting guests to BYOB and swim in the pool. Location details will be emailed to members.


September 25, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


October 2, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


October 6, 2021

Monthly Member Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.
(6:30 p.m. Meet & Greet)

Location: San Antonio Garden Center
3310 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

Join the Alamo Orchid Society in welcoming Fred Clarke, an accredited American Orchid Society Judge, who has been growing orchids since 1977 and has been hybridizing orchids for 39 years. Fred applies these skills at his orchid nursery, Sunset Valley Orchids, located in San Diego, California. 

He is a passionate orchid grower whose curiosity in orchids is broad and varied. Although developing Cattleya hybrids has been his sustaining interest, he is also actively creating new Catasetinae, Paphiopedilum and Australian Dendrobium hybrids. 

Fred will be bringing plants to sell. 

To become a member of the Alamo Orchid Society, email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com or attend a meeting to join in person.


October 9, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


October 16, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


October 17, 2021

Growers Group

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Join fellow members during this month’s Growers Group meetup held at a member’s home in the Canyon Lake area. It’s a great and interesting opportunity to see other members’ growing spaces, from inside a home in the window, under lights, in the backyard, or greenhouse. Learn what’s working for these members in our community. Water, and light refreshments will be provided. Guests are encouraged to BYOB and a BYOC (bring your own chair). Location details will be emailed to members.


October 23, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


October 30, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


November 3, 2021

Monthly Member Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.
(6:30 p.m. Meet & Greet)

Location: San Antonio Garden Center
3310 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

Join us for an opportunity for education, camaraderie and enjoyment of all things orchids! We encourage members to share their growing success by bringing their blooming plants to the meeting for “Show and Tell”. Orchid raffle will be held and light refreshments will be served.

To become a member of the Alamo Orchid Society, email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com or attend a meeting to join in person.


November 6, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


November 13, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


November 20, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


November 27, 2021

Orchid Care at the Greenhouse (Volunteers Needed)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209


Every Saturday, members from the Alamo Orchid Society meet at the San Antonio Botanical Garden orchid greenhouse to grow and maintain orchids used for the Garden’s displays as well as the collection of orchids for the Society. Volunteers are always welcome to come help water and groom orchids. If you are interested in volunteering, learning more about orchid care, and working with fellow orchid society members email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Greenhouse Volunteer”.


December 1, 2021

Holiday Party

Save the date. We are looking forward to celebrating the season with all members!

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: San Antonio Garden Center
3310 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209


January 28-30, 2022

Orchid Weekend

Save the date! The Alamo Orchid Society and the San Antonio Botanical Gardens are co-hosting an “Orchid Weekend”. Be dazzled by the bold, vivid, and colorful world of orchids. Hundreds of blossoming orchids will be on display including many unique and rare species. Guests are invited to stop by the Exhibit Room for a photo-op with the Orchid Wall. Vendors, including the Garden Gift Shop, will have a wide range of orchids and other plants for sale. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.sabot.org or at the door.

If you are interested in displaying your plants, please email us at alamoorchidsociety@gmail.com with the subject line “Orchid Weekend” and let us know how many plants you would like to bring to display.

Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209