Join the Society

Enjoy our monthly meetings.

We are a friendly society who offer a big welcome to new members.

The membership subscripton is £18.00 per year and covers a single or double membership for a couple living at the same address. We meet at the Royal Horticultural Society Gardens at Harlow Carr Harrogate in the modern facilites of the Bramall Learning Centre.There is no meeting in December and we hold our annual lunch in January.

See list of monthly meetings for further details.

 

Take this link to our application form.

      

Meetings

 

 

Our next monthly meeting will be on Sunday 29th May at Harlow Carr 10am to 1pm in the Bramhall Learning Centre in the Jubilee Room.

 

 Speaker: John Gay 

 Topic : 'Phragmipedium kovachii and its influence in Hybridizing'

 

 

There will be the usual break for refreshments followed by the table talk hosted by one of our members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Show

 

Annual Show 2022

Sunday 27th February  

will be held at the

Britannia Hotel, Bramhope,

Leeds, LS16 9JJ

10.30am - 4.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Orchids for everyone weekend

Organised by The Harrogate Orchid Society

in conjunction with the RHS Harlow Carr Garden;

Harrogate

 

this event is being held on the 23rd and 24thJuly 2022

opening times 10.00am-4.00pm

 

Once again there will be visiting Orchid Societies and plants for sale

To be held at the Royal Horticultural Gardens, Harlow Carr, Harrogate

 

A range of beautiful orchids will be displayed at the most northerly garden of the Royal Horticultural Gardens over the weekend 23rd July and 24th July 2022, allowing visitors the chance to see a large range of varieties all under one roof.

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate will host the weekend, where members of the Harrogate Orchid Society and the North of England Orchid Society will be showcasing their prized specimens; and will include varieties not found in garden centres or shops. The Harrogate Orchid Society will also be running a number of potting demonstrations throughout the weekend  and offering expert advice to help beginners get started with growing these elegant plants.

The RHS Orchid Committee will be in attendance on Saturday 23rd July.

 

Burnham Nurseries will be on site offering for sale unusual and exotic orchids.

 

 

 

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                                                                         Photographs supplied by Harrogate Orchid Society

 

As well as holding potting demonstrations experts will be offering help and advice with problem plants,and visitors are welcome to bring along their orchids for advice.

The Orchids for Everone weekend will be held in the Bramall Learning Centre between 10am - 4pm on the 23rd and 24th July 2022. Please check the website at www.rhs.org.uk/harlowcarr for more details and garden admission prices, or call 0845 612 265.

Potting demonstrations will be held at regular intervals on both days between 10.00am and 3.30pm

              

Talks will be held upstairs in the Jubilee Room   

 

Saturday 23rd July

11.00am  Speaker - John Gay - Topic: 'An Introduction to Orchids'

 

Sunday 24th July

 2.00pm  Speaker - Liz Groves - Topic: 'Growing Orchids Indoors'

  

Harrogate Orchid Society Meeting Dates and Show Dates

Details of Meetings and Show Dates given below

If you are a member of the RHS why not come to one of our meetings when visiting the Gardens.

For more information about the meetings please contact

Malcolm White Tel 01535 661616

or wmalcolmwhite@gmail.com

 

 

   

 Meeting Dates for 2022

Sunday

30th Jan

2022 

Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.      

Topic - Problem Plant Forum

 

 Sunday

27th Feb

2022 

Annual Show - Britannia Hotel, Bramhope, Leeds, LS16 9JJ

Open 10.30am to 4.00pm

 

Sunday

27th March

2022

Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.  

AGM followed by Auction

Please note: Members Only

Sunday

1st May 

2022

Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.      

Speaker - Liz Groves

Topic -'Window Sill Growing'

Sunday

29th May

2022 

 Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.      

Speaker - John Gay

Topic - 'Phragmipedium kovachii and its influence in Hybridizing'

Sunday

 19th June

2022

 Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Wolfson Room.     

Speaker - To be arranged

Topic - To be arranged

 Saturday     and Sunday

23rd/24th

July

2022

ORCHIDS FOR EVERYONE WEEKEND

 10am - 4pm both days.

To be held in the Bramall Learning Centre, this is a joint event organised by the Harrogate Orchid Society and The Royal Horticultural Society. There will be talks and potting demontrations throughout the weekend.

This event is also being supported by the North of England Orchid Society, who will be staging an orchid display along with the Harrogate Orchid Society.

The exhibition will be open to the public from 10.00am until 4.00pm. each day.

Harrogate Orchid Society members will be available each day to give advice on orchid culture.

 

The RHS Orchid Committee will be attending on the Saturday 23rd July.

 

There will be free talks during the weekend  open to the public and Society members- See Orchids for everyone weekend page for details of talks.

 Sunday

28th Aug

2022 

 Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.      

Speaker - to be arranged

 

Sunday

25th Sept

2022

Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.      

Speaker - Peter White

Topic - to be arranged

 Sunday

30th Oct

2022 

 Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.      

Speaker - to be arranged

 Sunday 

27th Nov

2022 

 Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Wolfson Room.    Speaker - to be arranged

 Sunday

11th Dec

2022 

 Meeting at Harlow Carr, in the Bramall Learning Centre, Harrogate, HG3 1QB.

10.00am - 1.00pm to be held in the Jubilee Room.      

Christmas get together

 

Annual Orchid Show

 

 

 

 

Shows Harrogate Orchid Society will be exhibiting at in 2022

Even if members are not attending a show it may be possible to arrange transport of plants so giving members a chance to exhibit and perhaps win one of the covetted rosettes. All shows are open to Society members.

If you wish to exhibit at any of these shows please contact Ivor Pawson Tel 01909 477832

ivor.pawson@sky.com

 

   

SHOW DATES FOR 2022

 Sun 27th

February 2022

 

Harrogate Orchid Society Annual Show

Britannia Leeds Bradford Airport Hotel,

Leeds Road, Bramhope, LS16 9JJ

Sat 2nd

April 2022

 

Hinckley & District Orchid Society Orchid 

Stoke Golding Club, CV13 6DZ

Sun 10th 

April 2022

 

North East of England Orchid Society Annual Show

Bowburn Community Centre, Durham Road,

Bowburn, DH6 5AT

Sun 5th

June 2022

 

Sheffield & District Orchid Society Show

St. John's Church Hall,Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S17 3LE 

17th/19th

June  2022

 

Malvern International Orchid Show

Royal Three Counties Showground

Sat 9th July 2022

 

North of England Annual Show.

Barton Village Hall, Barton, Garstang,

Lancashire, PR3 5AZ.

Sat/Sun 

23rd/24th

July 2022

 

'Orchids for Everyone' weekend organised jointly by the Harrogate Orchid Society and the Royal Horticultural Society. There will also be the North of England putting on a display. The exhibition will be held at the RHS gardens Harlow Carr Harrogate. HG3 1QB

On Saturday the RHS Orchid Committee will be attending this event and you are invited to put your plants up for judging to the Committee.

Sun 4th

September 2022

 

Darlington Orchid Society Orchid Show

Durham Botanic Garden, Josephine Butler College,

Durham

 Sun 23rd

October 2022

 

 East Midlands Orchid Society Annual Show

Bottesford Village Hall

 

   
     

 

 

 

 

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