Maryland Orchid Society logo

Maryland Orchid Society


The Maryland Orchid Society meets the third Thursday of the month beginning at 7 p.m. See the Meetings page for a full timetable.

Inclement Weather Policy:

     If a snow emergency is declared or in effect in either Baltimore City or Baltimore County as of noon or later on the day of our meeting, the scheduled meeting will be cancelled. Snow emergencies lifted before noon will not cancel a meeting. Refer to the Maryland Coordinated Highway Action Response Team (CHART) website for the latest snow emergency information.
     We will distribute an email message to members confirming a cancellation as soon as it is known. Information may also be posted on the MOS website.

Last month's and previous newsletters is available in PDF (acrobat) format (about 1 megabyte) online. CLICK HERE! You should receive a link to the current newsletter in your email if you are a paid up member.

The Maryland Orchid Society Calendar is Online (just a click away)!
Printable 2023 Calendar of Events



Show Table

Annual Show

Annual Auction



Contact Webmaster

Interesting Links

Maryland Orchid Society
Thursday, February 22, 2024 Meeting
Susan and Bob Travers
“Assembling a Small Table Top
Orchid Show Display”
In-Person and Zoom

MOS Meeting February 2024
☞ Click to download your high resolution copy. ☜

Photos for the virtual show table must be submitted to Fay Citerone They will be included in the JANUARY 2024 Virtual Show Table.

Next Generation of MOS Leadership

     During Thursday's meeting the MOS nominating committee will introduce themselves to you and be calling for recommendations for our Board of Directors. We hope this will be an opportunity for all of us to develop the Next Generation of MOS Leadership, as well as to enable more of our members to become actively engaged, thus enhancing our common enjoyment of our favorite plants.

Maryland Orchid Society Membership Form
New Members and Renewal Members

Maryland Orchid Society Membership form fillable
Click on image to download form.

Maryland Orchid Society PayPal checkout

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.

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 ByLaws available HERE ☜!

President   John Heinbokel
Vice President   Robert Travers
Treasurer   Brenda Logan
Secretary   Diane Elam
Past President   Sarah Spence
Chris Zajac
Kathi Jackson
Committee Chairs
AOS/ODC Rep.   Valerie Lowe
Auction   Aaron Webb
Away Shows   Valerie Lowe
Education/Activities   David Smith, Eric Wiles
Hospitality   Margaret Smith
House   Marc Kiriou, Clark Riley
Library   Wanda Kuhn
Membership   Sarah Spence
Newsletter   Laura Sobelman
Program   Fay Citerone
Refreshments   Danielle Gent
Show   Marc Kiriou
Show Table   Joel Graham
Social Media   Joel Graham
Sunshine   Pat Schiavi
Website   Clark Riley
Member Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association (MNLGA)

MNLGA Maryland Nursery Landscape and Greenhouse Association

If you have MOS expenses, a blank reimbursement form is available ⇨here⇦.

If you have MOS expenses, a fillable PDF reimbursement form is available ⇨here⇦.

The vitality of our society is a direct result of the efforts of all our members.
Volunteer, sign up, participate!