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Congratulations to Tom Osborn for winning Best of Show with his Cattleya skinneri

New Website in Process:
We are working on a new version of our website which we hope to unveil in the next several months. We will be moving to a new platform, and expect our website to be more Smartphone friendly and offer even more pictures and information. In the meantime, we will be limiting the updates to the current platform, but otherwise it will still work as usual.

Join Us Next Month:
Please have a look at the Newsletter for the latest meeting information. It is usually posted by the week before the meeting and is found under News. The meeting calendar is found in Meetings. We are continuing to host hybrid meetings with a link to Zoom to attend our live meetings virtually. If you would like the link, just email our Society President at Please note that our July meeting will be held on Monday, July 03, due to the 4 th of July holiday.

Our Purpose: To promote interest in orchids and their cultivation, to educate by exchanging information and experiences related to successful orchid culture, and to support the conservation of orchids in the wild.

Membership: Please click here for information about joining SDCOS. We encourage you to join the Society to receive the monthly newsletter and many other benefits. Please click here for email subscription service.

Meetings:  Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. Admission is free - everyone is welcome. Culture Class is at 6:30 p.m. in Room 101. The General Meeting is at 7:30 p.m. in Room 101.

Shows & Sales:  Shows are held four times a year in spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Each show features prize-winning orchids, plant sales, and educational opportunities.

Our International Spring Show will be held in Balboa Park using our Room 101 area for displays, and the adjacent Patio A and Patio B for sales. The dates are April 21st, 22nd & 23rd. Parking is free and there will be no entrance fee.

Seasonal Shows are held in Balboa Park in Room 101. There is no entrance fee and parking is free! The upcoming Seasonal Show dates are:

Winter Show In The Park January 28th & 29th, 2023
Summer Show In The Park July 29th & 30th, 2023
Fall Show In The Park October 28th & 29th, 2022