NWOS & Education
NWOS Mentoring Program
Education Is a Main Mission
The aims and objectives of the Northwest Orchid Society shall be to disseminate information concerning the culture and conservation of orchids, and generally to extend the knowledge, production, use and appreciation of orchids of all kinds.
Ready to get growing?
There is always an opportunity to learn more about orchids. At the NWOS we have speaker presentations that introduce you to new plants or ideas. We have a plant table that encourages you to ask questions from other people about what and how? And of course, there is the interaction with other people that are just there to grow orchids just like you.
Where Do Orchids Come From
Orchids From Seed: An Overview
Hobby Greenhouse: From Start To Finish
What Can I Be Doing Better?
Growing Orchids Without Pots
Orchid Seed Workship
How and when Do I Water My Orchid?
DIY LED Lights for Orchid Growing
Bringing a new plant home
Spider Mite Control
Red Spider Mite: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/user:Trancelius They are ubiquitous. They float on air currents and move readily between all kinds of plants including orchids. Sometimes we are tipped off to their presence by webs. Other times we see damage on leaves. We call them spider mites but those found on our orchids…
Is this fertilizer good?
Water Soluble Fertilizer I started writing this article in response to the questions I get from newer growers when they go to buy supplies and see fertilizers touted as great for orchids. They find bloom boosters and specialized “formulas” for each type of orchid with specific months to be fertilizing….