June 2022 monthly meeting

June 2022 monthly meeting

Mike Armstrong was the guest speaker at our June 2022 meeting, addressing us on the subject of Cattleyas.  Mike held the National Collection of Cattleyas for many years, and commercially ran Mikandra Orchids until ten years ago.  Mike described his approach to growing...
Monthly meeting and AGM – 25 May 2022

Monthly meeting and AGM – 25 May 2022

Our May meeting started with a brief AGM, in which the Officers of the Society made their reports. A number of posts on the Committee were up for (re-)election, and all were filled by our willing Members :-). There followed another opportunity for members to bring...
Suffolk Show 2022

Suffolk Show 2022

After three long years enduring the COVID pandemic, it was great to be able to contribute a stand to the Suffolk Show.  Fewer members than usual were able to contribute orchids in flower to the stand, but nevertheless there were enough to set up a marvellous display...

April Meeting

This month a larger turnout of members were treated to a talk by Colin Thorburn about Sarawak and the Asia Pacific Orchid Conference that Colin had attended. He explained how Vandas and Phaleanopsis made up a lot of the displays which also featured quite a few cats...
March monthly meeting

March monthly meeting

Although slightly down on numbers this month there was another good table display. The previous winners table was won by Paul Eaton with his well flowered Coelogyne cristata Derrie Brown c.o.m./R.H.S. He says this clone flowers well for him with a min .temperature of...
Martlesham Heath show 2022

Martlesham Heath show 2022

On a glorious spring day we held our first show since 2019, not really sure how many people would come after Covid restrictions have been lifted. We had a good display of plants, the most notable being a beautiful Lycaste virginalis exhibited by David Kohn which won...