Membership meetings begin at 1:00 pm and typically last about two hours. The usual order is (a) business meeting, (b) Plant Table awards, (c) break, (d) guest speaker.
“Ask The Expert” sessions begin at 11:30 am and last about 30 minutes. Members arriving while the session is underway are asked to be as quiet as possible.
** For the rest of the 2020 calendar year meetings will be held online via ZOOM. Meeting links can be found in the monthly OSM newsletters sent to you by email. 2021 meeting locations have yet to be determined. Please check your email newsletters for updates. In person meetings are typically held in the Heritage Room at Bachman’s , 6010 Lyndale Ave S. , Minneapolis, MN 55419
Note some speakers make be selling and OSM member sales will not be allowed. See details for that month.
Guests are welcome to visit two times. During this time of COVID, if you are a guest to the OSM and would like to visit a virtual meeting. Please use the contact page and reach out to us.
** Note ( ** asterisks ) as there are no member sales. The guest speaker will be selling.
** August 15, 2020 : Alan Koch : Intergeneric Phalaenopsis
September 12, 2020 : Plant Sale – Bachman’s Parking lot due to COVID.
October 17, 2020 : Ron Kaufmann : Life on The Rocks
** November 21, 2020 : Fred Clarke – Catasetum Species and Hybrids.
December 2020 : Members’ Holiday Party – TBA
January 16, 2021 : Steve Gonzales – Paphiopedilum sukhakulii and its Legacy of Spots
February 20, 2021 : Charles Wilson – The Bulbophyllums : How to buy ’em and grow’em
** March 20, 2021 : Duane McDowell – Columbian Orchid Reserve
April 17, 2021 : David Remucal – New Orchid at The Arboretum
May 15, 2021 : T.J. Hartung – Traveling Orchid Vacation
June 19, 2021 : Peter Lin – Novelty Phalaenopsis