2009 Monthly Meeting
The monthly meeting will be held on Sunday March 15th 2009 at 10.00 a.m.
at the T&T Horticultural Society Hall, Lady Chancellor Road, Port
of Spain. There will be a Show Table, so do bring along your flowering
At this meeting prizes won at the October 2008 Show “Orchids to
colour your life” will be distributed to all winners.
Medals won at the April 2008 Show “An Explosion of Colour”
will also be distributed.
There will be the usual monthly plant raffle.
The feature topic will be about our upcoming Spring Orchid
Show which will take place at the San Fernando Technical Institute in
San Fernando on May 23rd. & 24th. 2009.
The Chairman for this Show is Keshwar Maharaj and the co-Chairperson is
The Society is looking for volunteers for the show committee for this
The Management and Members of the Society extend our deepest sympathy
to Naido Washington on the death of her husband George Washington. We
also extend our sympathy to Christopher Talma on the death of his father
Fred Talma. May their souls rest in peace.
We take pleasure in welcoming four new members to our Society
Pat Anderson of Diego Martin.
Rosie Baptiste of Piarco
Zalima Ramnarine of Chaguanas
Jerrilynn Plowden of Arouca
The Barbados Orchid Society has extended an invitation to participate
in their Annual Orchid Show which takes place on March 21st & 22nd
2009 in Barbados .Members who are interested in going to this Show and
assisting in setting up a display should contact any member of the Management
Committee for further information.
The Society is also requesting donations of cut orchid flowers to take
to Barbados for the TTOS display. These flowers should be delivered on
Wednesday March 18th 2009, please call the Secretary to confirm where
packing will take place.
April 2009 Monthly Meeting
The monthly meeting will be on Sunday 19thApril 2009 at a venue to be
This meeting will feature a presentation by the Society Conservation Committee
on the Orchid conservation project in Aripo Savanna.
Discussions on the Photo competition / Photos for 2010 calendar
We will also have further discussions on the upcoming
Spring Orchid Show in San Fernando which will be held on May 23rd &
24th 2009. This show will feature small, medium and large displays and
single entries. We are appealing to all members to start preparing their
plants for the show, so that we can make this Orchid Show a great success.
We will also be requesting members to volunteer their assistance for the
(1) Show set -up on Friday May 22nd. 2009
(2) Assistance in the sale of tickets at the door for both days May 23rd
& 24th 2009.
(3) Information booth for both days May 23rd & 24th 2009
SEE YOU AT THE MARCH & APRIL MEETINGS
of the February Meeting – a field trip to Grande Riviere
The Orchid Collector
The Orchid Hunter