To spread the love and knowledge of orchids.

October 14-15, 2023  IOS Fall Show "Pan Americana"  | Exposition de Orquideas

Location: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd.


Next general meeting: Sunday, November 12, 2023  

Location: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd.

Doors open 11am.  Gather in the Pullman Room.  Bring a homemade snack to share (theme of the month is vanilla).  BYO drinks.

11am Mentor group in Pullman Room

12pm Plants for judging must be in place by NOON in the Pullman Room

12:15pm Workshop topic:  Loren Pollack will be preparing "Vanilla ice cream Social" 

12:45pm Brief Society Updates in the Alsdorf Auditorium, Plant of the Month (windowsill and greenhouse), and People's Choice Award

1:00pm  Main Presentation: Alsdorf Auditorium.  Ken Cameron, Professor-Department of Biology, Director- Conservation Biology, Director-Wisconsin State Herbarium (WIS) @ University of Wisconsin will be presenting a seminar on "Vanilla Orchids".  

Questions?  Contact [email protected]

Please note: No recording or videotaping of our meetings or guest speakers without the express written approval by the Illinois Orchid Society Board of Directors and knowledge of the Society members.