May 2023 monthly meeting and Suffolk Show

There were no display tables at our May 2023 meeting, as we had all taken our plants in flower to the Suffolk Showground the previous evening to contribute to the set-up of our stand there. And it was well worth it – the stand was awarded a ‘Large...

April 2023 monthly meeting

Phil Gould was our guest at our April meeting, to give us a talk entitled ‘The Cambridge Connection’ – covering his involvement in caring for the orchid collection at the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens (CBG). In a wide-ranging presentation...

March 2023 monthly meeting

Simon Tarrant visited us this month to give a talk entitled ‘Orchids of Estonia’.  Simon visited Estonia in 2010 and has subsequently (in 2017 and 2022) taken groups there, orchid-spotting with the help of local guides.  There are up to 31 species of...

Suffolk Orchid Society Annual Show – 11 March 2023

Our annual Show on 11 March 2023 was a great success, with credit and thanks due to everyone who helped by publicising the event, bringing their plants in flower, setting up the display, admitting and caring for our visitors, providing refreshments, running the...

February 2023 monthly meeting

The guest speaker at our February meeting was Malcolm Moodie, who gave us a talk entitled ‘Feeding Orchids: Feast or Famine?’  as well as bringing some of his own orchids for sale. In a well structured and articulate presentation based on his 30-35 years...