KOS at the 2020 Home Garden and Remodeling Show

On February 28 to March 1, 2020, the Kentucky Orchid Society staffed a booth at the Home and Garden Show from which we sold orchids, potting material, books and pots. For three full days, we educated a large number of visitors about the wonder of orchids by one on one discussion, formal presentations and small…

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KOS at The Greater Cincinnatti Spring Orchid Show

The last weekend in February was a very busy time for the Kentucky Orchid Society. Not only did we staff a booth at the Home and Garden Show, but we also set up a display in the GCOS. Gloria Teague and Carla Cates designed a beautiful display which contained 16 plants from seven KOS members.…

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KOS at the Waterfront Botanical Garden

On November 10, 2019 the Kentucky Orchid Society presented “Introduction to Growing Orchids” at the new Graeser Family Education Center. The program was open to the public and provided attendees information on the culture requirements for four of the orchid genera that can be easily grown in the home environment: phalaenopsis, oncidium, cattleya and paphiopedilum.…

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Kentucky Orchid Society at the Home, Garden and Remodeling Show

The Kentucky Orchid Society had a booth for the first time at the recent HG&R Show at the Kentucky Fairground and Exposition Center. We were one of many vendors but one of only a handful with live plants for sale. We had some gorgeous plants from two vendors in Hawaii and shared our love of…

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KOS Participated in Fundraiser for the Louisville Orchestra!

Kentucky Orchid Society members recently had an opportunity to show off their orchids at a fundraising event given by the Association for the Louisville Orchestra. The a la Carte event was held on November 18 at the home of the Lee Zimmermans in partnership with Early Times/Suntory. Our participation was facilitated by one our newest…

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KOS Annual Picnic and Sale

The Kentucky Orchid Society recently held its annual picnic and combined it with a fun, exciting and profitable orchid auction. The auction included not only a wide variety of live plants, but also an awe-inspiring orchid cake! The food was delicious, the company enjoyable, the orchids lovely and the bidding spirited. It did get a…

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We Held a Tea Party!

It was a big weekend for The Kentucky Orchid Society! We held our annual show and sale on September 29 and 30 at the St. Matthews Episcopal Church. There were hundreds of beautiful orchids on display from multiple orchid societies and growers, with judging by American Orchid Society judges. Several vendors were on hand to…

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KOS at the 23 rd Locust Grove Gardener’s Fair

On May 11-13, the Kentucky Orchid Society participated for the first time in the annual Locust Grove event. Thanks to multiple members who participated in assembling and staffing our booth, the event was a success for KOS! The orchids were beautiful, the camaraderie enjoyable, and the crowd was enthused about our flowers. The funds accrued…

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