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The Maryland Orchid Society meets the third Thursday of the month beginning at 7 p.m. See the Meetings page for a full timetable.
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Dave Miller "Good Roots Grow Good Orchids"
November 19, 2015, 7 p.m.

Dave Miller Maryland Orchid Society Nov ember 2015     One of the keys to successful orchid growing, regardless of where they are grown or what the type of orchid, is the development of good root systems. We will look at orchid roots as they are repotted then discuss what makes the plant very healthy or what might have gone wrong with the roots. Targeted at novice to intermediate audiences. Powerpoint format. 40 minutes.
     Dave Miller retired from the corporate Information Technology field after thirty-two years in various capacities of software support and development. He then spent three years in the horticulture industry as a perennial plant specialist.
     Dave and his wife, Mary Jo, live in Niles, Ohio. He is currently President and Program Director of the Greater Akron Orchid Society, a member of the Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh and the West Shore Orchid Society in Strongsville, Ohio. Dave is the orchid advisor for Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek Metroparks in Youngstown, Ohio. He is also a probationary judge with the Great Lakes Judging Center of the American Orchid Society and speaks on orchid culture topics to orchid societies and garden groups.

Maryland Orchid Society Membership Flyer The MOS brings together people interested in orchids to promote and encourage orchid culture, preservation, education propagation, hybridization, and all other orchid-related activities of interest to its members. Benefits of membership include a subscription to the Newsletter (email and web), voting rights, borrowing privileges from the MOS Library, monthly guest speakers, local judging, valuable door prizes, and much, much, more!

Click here to download a copy of the Maryland Orchid Society Membership Flyer, a beautiful full color poster to place wherever there are people needing the benefits of our fellowship!

If you are interested in orchid culture and would like to meet others with similar interests, we cordially invite you to join the ranks of Marylanders already enjoying the benefits of membership in the Maryland Orchid Society.

To join, mail an application form.

We invite articles, notices, etc. for inclusion in our monthly newsletter, deadline for inclusion is first Sunday of the month.

The official MOS official address is P.O. Box 50097, Baltimore, Maryland 21211

The Missions Statement of The Maryland Orchid Society

Mission Statement of the Maryland Orchid Society

Maryland Orchid Society - Board of Trustees
2014 - 2015

President   Sarah L. Spence
Vice President   Joan M. Roderick
Treasurer   Aaron Webb
Secretary   Suzanne Gaertner
Jennifer Hildebrandt
Michael Moran
Committee Chairs
AOS/ODC Rep.   Valerie Lowe
Auction   Aaron Webb, Joan Roderick
Away Shows   Valerie Lowe
Education/Activities   David Smith, Eric Wiles
Hospitality   Margaret Smith
House   Gregg Custis, Ernest Drohan
Library   Norma Lynch
Membership   Marilyn Lauffer
Newsletter   Laura Sobelman
Program   Deborah Dade
Refreshments   Barbara Buck
Show   Bill Scharf, Joan Roderick
Show Table   Tom McBride
Sunshine   Janice Mazur
Website   Clark Riley

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