Orchid Care - Frequently Asked Questions
American Orchid Society Webinars
Webinars are online video presentations. You can register for an upcoming webinar or watch the recorded webinars any time at your convenience. We add multiple webinars each month, so check back often.
You must pre-register for all live webinars. In a live webinar, you will have the ability to ask questions. This is done by clicking the Chat button which is found at the right of the upper banner bar.
Recorded webinars can be watched at anytime. These can be paused and played at your convenience. These buttons are found at the bottom-left of the video. Hover your cursor over this location and the buttons will appear.
Both types of webinars are best viewed in full-screen. This can be done by clicking the expand icon which will appear at the bottom-right corner of the webinar screen when you hover your cursor over this location.
Monthly Greenhouse Chats are FREE to view.
Others require membership in the AOS
Frequently Asked Questions About Growing Orchids
When should I expect New Growth?
Checkout the Greenhouse Chats on the American Orchid Society website.
Greenhouse Chats Past date chats are indexed by topic.
How Do I Water?
What is Adequate Light?
When Should I Water?
Why is Air Flow Important?
Growing Orchids in a
TBOS CELEBRATED OUR 40TH YEAR
AS AN AOS AFFILIATE in 2021
Tampa Bay Orchid Society is an affiliated member of the American Orchid Society, Inc. since 1981. Eileen Hector is our AOS Representative.
Our regional judging center has a website: American Orchid Society-Florida North Central Judging Center (FNCJC). As an affiliated organization, a link to our website has been included on their site.
There you will find:
The current calendar of orchid related events for our region
Plant entry exhibitor instructions
Orchid education and learning opportunities
Received the American Orchid Society Distinguished Affiliated Societies Service Award (2021)
The orchid growing public is encouraged to bring their blooming orchids in for review to any of our monthly judgings or to any AOS judged show. If at a show, all host society show rules also apply.
Plants must be pest free and presented in their best condition.
Exhibitor must be willing to pay the processing fees in a timely manner for any AOS award granted.
Membership in the AOS is not required to exhibit your orchids but AOS membership offers discounts on processing fees.