Orchid Society

About the MOS

The Massachusetts Orchid Society is a non-profit educational organization of individuals from all walks of life, who share an interest in orchids. These interests range from the simple appreciation of orchids as beautiful flowers to highly technical involvement in orchid breeding and taxonomy. Most MOS members are active orchid growers, growing their own plants under conditions ranging from window sills to artificial light gardens to automated greenhouses. Meet the Officers, Directors and Committee Chairs who keep the MOS running smoothly

The MOS holds monthly meetings throughout the year, encompassing a broad range of topics. The program for a typical meeting includes an orchid show table, plant sales, social time with refreshments, a short business meeting, a presentation by a guest speaker usually with slides, discussion, and Q&A, and a raffle for orchid plants. 

Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Sons of Italy, 117 Swanton St, Winchester, MA 01890.

There is an orchid Library available to members, featuring videos as well as books. The Society publishes a monthly newsletter which is sent to all members. The MOS is an affiliate of the American Orchid Society. We are a sponsoring society for the American Orchid Society's Northeast Judging Center at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston.

Annually, we host our own show (usually in the Fall), schedule a group of cultural sessions, stage some fundraising activities - such as our orchid auction, and have a Holiday party in December.

Please see our membership page for membership information.

To view the society Bylaws, please click here.

Contact the MOS!

 Mssachusetts Orchid Society
 P.O. Box 1041
 Medford, MA 02155

Officers - Meet the MOS leadership team.D

MOS Speakers - Learn about orchid talks available from MOS members.

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