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.
*** Meetings have been held online via ZOOM, but will be moving to in-person/hybrid. Meeting information can be found in the monthly OSM Newsletters sent to you by email. Any Zoom meeting links can also be found in the email newsletters. In person meetings are typically held in the Heritage Room at Bachman’s , 6010 Lyndale Ave S. , Minneapolis, MN 55419. Please check your email newsletter for updates.
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.
July 2021 : Annual Grower’s Tour & Picnic
August 21, 2021: Francisco Miranda: “Brazilian Cattleyas“
September 3-4, 2021: Orchid Show at Minnesota State Fair
September 11, 2021: Annual Orchid Sale
October 16, 2021: Kristen Uthus: “Dendrobium Moniliforme: Underappreciated and Misunderstood”
November 20, 2021: Ross Hella: “Breeding Mini-Paphiopedilums”
December 19, 2021: Holiday Party
January 15, 2022: Steve Gonzalez, Kathy Creger, and Jim Vlasic: “How to Prepare for the Winter Carnival Show“
February 19, 2022: Ken Cameron: Topic TBA
March 19, 2022: Topic TBA
April 16, 2022: Nile Dusdiecker: Topic TBA
May 21, 2022: T.J. Hartung: “Traveling Orchid Vacation“
June 18, 2022: Ron Parsons: “Genus Dendrobium“