Welcome to the Conejo Orchid Society


The Monthly Message:

Greetings Fellow Orchid Lovers!

Well, wasn't that another great Huntington show? Thanks so much to all of you who helped and attended. I'm still recovering but am very happy with the way everything turned out. Of course, I didn't buy any plants (LOL)!

As you all know, our final "meeting" of the year is coming up - our Holiday Party on Tuesday November 13 at the Thousand Oaks Elk's Lodge. Be sure you have signed up, you don't want to miss it.

As we bring another wonderful year of the COS. to a close, I'd just like to say how great it has been being your president these past three years. You are such a great group and have been so much fun to work and play with that, you guessed it, I'll be president AGAIN in 2019. Hope that doesn't scare any of you off!

Next year is already shaping up to be another exciting one: we have several speakers lined up, plans are in the works for the Santa Barbara show in March and our annual June Library Show and Sale. We have lots of wonderful people involved in these and other events and want YOU to get involved too. It's lots of fun and we don't want you to miss out - contact any of the officers for more information if you'd like to be included in the fun.

See you at the Party.


About Us:

The Conejo Orchid Society (COS) was formed to provide a setting where orchid devotees could meet to share their enthusiasm and knowledge, assist one another with orchid culture, and learn from invited experts. What we all have in common is a love of orchids and a desire for orchid knowledge. Members are encouraged to bring their blooming plants for display and judging. In addition there is a raffle of beautfiul plants at each meeting.

We meet the second Monday of each month from Janurary through November at 7PM at the Westlake Village Town Hall. In November our meeting is replaced by a holiday party.

Cymbidium Cattleya Oncidium Phalaenopsis Bulbophyllum Miltonia

Upcoming Events:

Holiday Dinner Party Tuesday, November 13 at 7 p.m., cocktail hour with appetisers at 6 p.m.


Click here to get the Monthly Judging Form. Participants receive a free raffle ticket. See our monthly newsletter for the top picks, and more!

Here is a link to the American Orchid Society website for printable Culture Sheets

Here is a reference for Light Ranges by Foot Candles


2018 Guest Speakers
January 8 Lynden Bruzell Cattleyas
February 12 Eric and Christina Bird Holenda Orchids of France
March 12 Ivan Portilla (Ecuagenera) Phragmipediums
April 9 Tim Culbertson Lycastes
May 14 Wayne Ferrell of SBOE Vandas
June 11 Peter Lin Brassavollas
July 9 Chris Ehrler Masdevalias and Pleurathallids Orchids
August 26, Sunday Cal Orchid Picnic -
September 10 Culture Meeting -
October 8 James Rose Top 10
November 13 Holiday Party Win Prizes!!
December No meeting - Happy Holidays! -

Monthly COS Newsletters:

January 2018 | February 2018 | March 2018 |
April 2018 | May 2018 | June 2018 |
July 2018 | August 2018 | September 2018 |
October 2018 | November 2018 | December Happy Holidays |

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Meeting Location:
Westlake Village Town Hall
31200 East Oak Crest Drive
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Directions:
Take the 101 and exit Lindero Canyon Road
Turn South
Turn left on Agoura Road
Turn right on East Oak Crest Drive
It will be the third street on your right
The Town Hall is the first driveway on the left

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