Event Calendar

 

February 2019

3 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

6 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: “Growing Paphiopedilums according to The Huntington” with Brandon Tam, Orchid Collection Specialist at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. Under Brandon’s direction, The Huntington has won over 100 awards from the American Orchid Society within the last three years, which includes five First Class Certificates and three Certificates of Cultural Excellence.

23-24 – Heart of Texas Orchid Society Annual Orchid Show & Sale at Zilker Botanical Garden Center, 2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin

 

March 2019

3 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

6 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Thomas Bajza is a miniature specialist. For those who are looking to try something different he is offering PROMO Codes for Society Members ( a GREAT reason to join the society). He will also be selling plants at the meeting.

Best selection at his Website: TARZANEGROUP.com

22-24 – March Madness Orchid Show at San Antonio Garden Center. Exhibits, flower judging, orchid vendor sales and more! FREE ADMISSION

 

 

April 2019

3 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Distressed Plant Forum – get help from our own society members with your orchids that are ailing or not blooming.

7 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

21 – Growers Group TBA

 

May 2019

1 – “My Impressions of Ecuador- Ecuagenera Tour and World Orchid Conference” 

Speaker: Dan Tappmeyer

Wednesday, May 1, 7:00 – 9:00

Orchid Preview at 6:30

San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 North New Braunfels

Dan has been growing orchids in his backyard under a tree on his patio for approximately 10 years. In the past few years he has also grown a few orchids under grow lights. He started growing orchids from seeds in flasks in 2011. He was president of Alamo Orchid Society from 2013-2015.

Dan continues to grow a few orchids in San Antonio, but the majority of his orchids are now grown in a greenhouse on Volcan Aqua in San Pedro Las Huertas, Guatemala. He has been a member of Asociacion Guatemalteca Orquideologia (AGO) for the last six years and has won trophies and ribbons in the AGO Exposicion Nacional De Orquideas in Guatemala City and Exposicion de Orquideas in Antigua, Guatemala.

5 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

19 – Growers Group TBA

 

June 2019

2 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

5 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Tomas Bajza

 

 

July 2019

3 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Plant Forum

7 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

21 – Growers Group TBA

 

August 2019

3 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

7 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Fred Clarke

18 – Growers Group TBA

 

September 2019

1 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

4 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Annual Auction

15 – Growers Group TBA

 

October 2019

2 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Steve Arthur

6 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

20 – Growers Group TBA

 

November 2019

3 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

6 – Monthly member meeting 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm program at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Program: Tom Sampliner

17 – Growers Group TBA

 

December 2019

1 – AOS regional judging at Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 12:30-2:30 pm

4 – Annual Christmas party  at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. Social begins at 6:30 pm, with dinner to follow at 7:00 pm.