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Yard MD blog: Orchid Oasis is coming

The annual Northeastern Wisconsin Orchid Society Show is coming March 1-2 to the Holiday Inn Riverwalk, Neenah. The two-day event, featuring an American Orchid Society judged show, numerous speakers, vendors and presentations is open to the public. General admission is $5, and free for children under age 12.

The annual orchid show features a number of different topics and presentations that help you to select and grow the best orchids for your light and moisture conditions inside the home.

Expert speakers and growers will present workshops and talks on a variety of important topics to consider if you are interested in growing orchids, or already have them and are interested in learning more.

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Posted by on February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

2014 Northeastern Wisconsin Orchid Society Spring Show

“Orchid Oasis”

Saturday, March 1, 2014, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday, March 2, 2014, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Come attend this annual event for orchid lovers.  Orchid vendors will be on hand with a tremendous variety of plants for growers of all skill levels.  Speakers will be giving talks throughout the show on a variety of topics, and society members will be on hand for questions and growing tips.

Check back on this page for more info and updates on speakers and vendors.

Location:
Holiday Inn Hotel – Neenah
123 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Neenah, WI 54956
 
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Posted by on February 7, 2014 in Events

 

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Annual Orchid Auction- October 21st, 2013

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Friends of NEWOS are invited to attend our annual Orchid auction. This is a wonderful opportunity to add to your orchid collection (or start one) for a very reasonable cost. Come join the fun! Refreshments will be served.

October 21st, 2013 – Monthly Meeting and Annual Plant Auction/Sale. 

7pm at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens.

2600 Larsen rd, Green Bay, WI.

 

 
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Posted by on October 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Upcoming Orchid Events

Calendar of Events

  • September 14 – 15, 2013 – Wisconsin Orchid Society Fall Show
  • October 12 – 13, 2013 – Illinois Orchid Society Fall Orchid Odyssey. Chicago Botanic Gardens, Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL
  • October 19-20, 2013 – at the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio. More Info: www.orchidsandart.com
  • January 25 – 26, 2014 —Orchid Society of Minnesota 40th Anniversary Winter Carnival Orchid Show Marjorie McNeely Conservatory,  St. Paul, MN
  • February 1 – 2, 2014 – Orchid Growers’ Guild., Inc. of Madison is having our 27th Orchid Show at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Way, Madison, WI.  Questions:  Contact Judy Stevenson, 608-231-3163.  e-mail is judy_stevenson@sbcglobal.net
  • March 1-2, 2014 – NEWOS Orchid Show: http://newisos.org/orchid-show/“Orchid Oasis” at the Holiday Inn Neenah Riverwalk.
  • Apr 29 – May 4, 2014 —Spring AOS Members Meeting and Show, Doubletree by Hilton, Minneapolis MN
 
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Posted by on October 4, 2013 in Events

 

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Garden Discoveries: an Educational Garden Tour

The Outagamie County Master Gardeners Association will be hosting their 6th Annual “Garden Discoveries: an Educational Garden Tour” on Saturday, June 15. The public is invited to tour seven select gardens in the Fox Cities. Each garden offers a unique horticultural lesson and all are truly great examples of sound gardening principals and beauty. 

For a $7 entry fee (to further develop the Community Garden Partnership) and two items of non-perishable food (to be donated to local food pantries), guests will experience beautiful area gardens with an opportunity to learn horticultural lessons during each visit. 

Garden locations and descriptions can be found at www.ocmga.net. 

Or please contact:

Tom Brinkman                                                         Kathy Baum

920.729.9404                                                            920.731.9385

tbrinkman3@new.rr.com                                            katbaum2003@yahoo.com

 

 
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Posted by on June 3, 2013 in Events

 

NEWOS Monthly Meeting-May 2013

NEWOS Monthly Meeting

Held at Lorraine Heyden’s Home

N5978 Lambie Road, DePere, WI, 54115

May 19th at 1pm

Directions to Lorraine’s for May Meeting:

From Green Bay Take 172 West to County U and turn left (U turns into E.)  Go to Fish Creek Rd and Turn Right.  Go to Lambie Rd and turn left.

From Appleton Area: Take 41N to Kaukauna Exit County J and turn left.  Go to County E and Turn Right.  Go to EE and turn left.  Go to Lambie Rd and Turn Right.

If you have never attended a meeting, these summer meetings at members homes are the best.

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Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Outagamie County Annual Plant Sale

The Outagamie County Master Gardeners Association will be holding their 15th Annual Plant Sale from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 18, 2013, on the UWEX grounds at 3365 West Brewster Street inAppleton. This sale offers a wide variety of new types of perennial and annual flowers, shade plants, vegetable plants, herbs, and grasses along with garden compost, info demos, vendors, garden treasures, and yard sale items all at reasonable prices. 

Plant Diagnostic Clinic throughout the day – get answers to your general plant questions about care, insect or disease problems 

Numerous vendors will be set up, offering garden-related merchandise 

Garden related demonstrations 

A Garden Flea Market offering new and gently used garden art, tools and numerous other garden items 

Master Gardeners will be available throughout the sale to answer gardening questions and personally help shoppers select plants for individual garden sites.

See www.ocmga.net for latest information.

 
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Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Events, News

 

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