Welcome to the Conejo Orchid Society


The Monthly Message:

Hello Fellow Orchid Lovers!

Our September Greenhouse and Garden Tour turned out really great. Bill Gunning did a superb job of routing the participants so that the groups were kept to a manageable number. And a shoutout to Chiyoko Tanger, Leslie Naines-Brown, and Vicky Price for showing us their collections. The barbecue at the end was a special treat enjoyed by all. It's always wonderful to get together and be able to visit with each other in a relaxed setting. We will have another such opportunity at our Holiday Party in November.

Our Culture meeting last month seems to have been enjoyed by all, and I would like to thank our wonderful presenters Eva, Joe, and Jeff again. I think we all learned something that we will be able to apply to our own collections.

Our next meeting promises to be a particularly interesting one. James Rose from Cal-Orchid will speak on a subject that I am very keen to know more about. Read more about it in the rest of this newsletter!

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:

Holiday Dinner Party


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 2017 | 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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