Welcome to the Conejo Orchid Society


The Monthly Message:

Hello Fellow Orchid Lovers!

Is it cold enough? As I write this it has been raining, hailing, and sleeting on my patio! I guess this year will be a good test of those "temperature tolerant" orchids many of us grow without benefit of greenhouse. Well, it will warm up soon enough and then we'll be complaining that it's too hot.

It's always great to see everyone at our meetings so be sure not to miss our upcoming one. Our speaker, Tim Culbertson, will be educating us on a group of orchids (Pescatorea) that will no doubt be something completely new for many of us.

Don't forget that the Santa Barbara show is right around the corner!

See you at the meeting!


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:

Santa Barbara International Orchid Show
March 15-17, 2019


Click here to get the Monthly Judging Form. Participants receive a free raffle ticket. Please submit plants at least 30 minutes before the meeting starts to qualify for judging. 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

Here is a page for our library books and misceallaenous orchid materials.


2019 Guest Speakers
January 14 George Hatfield Cymbidium Culture and Tokyo Dome Show
February 11 Brandon Tam Ecuador Trip
March 11 Tim Culbertson Pescatoria
April 8 Phyllis Prestia Catasetenae
May 13 Arthur Pinkers Zygopetalums and their relatives
June 10 Culture Session -
July 8 Norman Fang New Color Forms of Phalaenopsis Species
August TBD Cal Orchid Picnic -
September 9 Peter Lin Frangrant Orchids
October 14 James Rose TBD - always entertaining
November 11 Holiday Party Win Prizes!!
December No meeting - Happy Holidays! -

Monthly COS Newsletters:

January 2019 | February 2019 | March 2018 |
April 2018 | May 2018 | June 2018 |
July 2018 | August 2018 | September 2018 |
October 2018 | November 2018 | December 2019 |

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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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