Bairnsdale and District Orchid Group
Meets 2nd Wednesday in the month, except January
Lucknow hall, Omeo Hwy, Bairnsdale 3875
Meeting starts 8pm The Hall is open 7pm, with popular vote starting at 7.30pm
The Group is in it's 22nd year, with an active group of approx 88 members which includes 10 committee
The aim of the group is to promote understanding of the propagation and
culture of orchids, to this end we have guest speakers,
discussions, and demonstrations at our meetings. Visitors on
holidays often drop in to meetings after seeing our information in
the local newspaper. We try to have several trips a year &
also visit other members growing houses, where there are
usually some re potting and demonstrations going on. We have a
News Letter that goes to all members a week or 2 before meetings.
Members can include any information, often buying, selling and swapping
through the magazine Most members come from around Bairnsdale,
Lakes Entrance, Paynesville, but we cover an area from Churchill in the
West to Merimbula In the East
We run two very successful shows a year:
A Cymbidium and all other Genera in September and a Sarc Show in
November. As the hall is on the Omeo Hwy we have a lot of
passing interested viewers. ..some returning as members when they
retire . We cordially welcome any-one with a love of Orchids.
Please contact the Secretary, President or other members.