Resources

Orchid culture sheets

The American Orchid Society culture sheets provide a great source of tips on how to grow and bloom many types of orchids. Visit this site and also consider joining the AOS. You will receive the monthly magazine Orchids which also has many helpful articles.

Alamo Judging Center

Orchid judging, open to all orchid growers, is held on the first Sunday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at the Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Pkwy, Schertz, TX 78154. Judges roster includes Will Bates (Emeritus), Jeanne Buchanan (Accredited), Sallie Delahoussaye (Accredited), Alison Gallaway (Accredited), Cecily Maciejeski (Student), Charlotte Randolph (Photographer), Eric Shepherd (Accredited), Stephen Van-Kampen Lewis (Associate), Bob Webster (Emeritus), and Ed Wright (Emeritus).

Interested in learning more about the AOS judging program or just more about orchids?  Attend one of the monthly judging sessions.  The judges will be glad to answer any questions you might have.  And plan on staying for judges’ training.  It’s a great educational experience.

American Orchid Society

The American Orchid Society is a horticultural society for education, conservation, and research of orchids. It was founded in 1921, and has an international membership, headquartered in Florida. Publisher of Orchids Magazine since 1932.

Heart of Texas Orchid Society

Located in Austin, Texas, the Heart of Texas Orchid Society is a non-profit, educational organization that  aims to stimulate an interest in Orchids, relative to their propagation, conservation growth, cultural methods, nomenclature, and their exhibition.

Brite Ideas

Brite Ideas located at 3412 Copeland Drive in San Antonio carries a huge selection of fertilizers, aquaponics products, lights and Orchiata media for your potting needs. All Alamo Orchid Society members receive a 10% discount on purchases. They are open Tuesday through Saturday.

E. D. Huntington Orchids and Tropicals

E.D.Huntington sells orchids, tropical plants, pots, media and more! The shop/greenhouse is also worth visiting just to see fabulous specimen plants. They give all Alamo Orchid Society members a 10% discount on purchases.

Greenhouses Etc

Greenhouses Etc designs, installs and repairs greenhouses from hobby to commercial size buildings. They have over twenty years of experience servicing the San Antonio area.

SWROGA Show Schedule

SWROGA Show Schedule to be used at the March 22 to 24 March Madness orchid show. See the schedule for rules and regulations for exhibits.