Become a Member of Naples Orchid Society!

Annual membership dues are $40 for an individual membership or $50 for a family membership.

  • Click Here to register as a new member online.
  • Click Here to renew your membership online.
  • Click Here to download a membership registration form that you can print, complete and mail to the Naples Orchid Society.

 

Naples Orchid Society Benefits & Privileges include:
  • An NOS welcome packet, which contains a Welcome Letter from our President, an article about our scholarship and intern programs, an application to the AOS (American Orchid Society), a brief history of the NOS, culture information on many of the commonly grown genera in our area, and instructions on how to participate in the plant tables, and a directory of our Annual Orchid Show sponsors for the current year.
  • Membership card which allows free admission to Naples Botanical Garden during our Annual Orchid Show weekend in February.
  • Meeting & mixing with many friendly and helpful orchid “neighbors” – amateurs, advanced and commercial growers willing to share information.
  • Air-conditioned, spacious and conveniently located meeting hall with ample parking.
  • Twelve monthly meetings feature:

Orchid growers speaking on different genera; providing culture information as well as the sale of plants and supplies

Hands-on educational programs.

Access to Orchid Wiz during the meeting to identify orchids.  This is especially  helpful for plant table entries and Show Entries.

Ribbon judging (except December) – display your blooming plants and win first, second or third place ribbons for each category judged. Year-end trophies are awarded to the top point winners (points are awarded for each ribbon won).

Hosts and hostesses are available to help you learn about us at each meeting; to introduce you to fellow members; to teach how you can participate in the plant table voting process; and to answer any questions you may have.

Refreshments.

Monthly plant raffle.

  • Digital Monthly Newsletter with printable version full of great information.
  • Website with members only accessible pages, such as our Member Roster.
  • An annual AOS judged orchid show.
  • December pot-luck dinner – a chance to relax and enjoy the company of friendly members while partaking of our delicious food (orchidists can cook too)!
  • A 6-week long Culture Class is provided each January, and registration is $60 for members and $90 for non members. The instructors are fellow members of the NOS.  For more information and to apply for the Culture Class, click here.  Class size is limited.