All talks are held in the Visitors Centre of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, unless otherwise stated.
Monday, Mar 5th, 7.30pm
Please bring along your orchids for discussion, whether you have problems with them, need advice or simply just want to show them off.
Saturday & Sunday Apr 21st & 22nd
Dublin Orchid Fair 2018
10am – 5pm, Admission free
The annual orchid fair organised by the National Botanic Gardens is to be held this weekend in the conservatory at the gardens in Glasnevin. This is the premier annual orchid event in Ireland with a large selection of species and hybrids for sale.
On Saturday the Royal Horticultural Society's Orchid Committee will sit and judge plants in the Meeting Room at the rear of the Curvilinear Range. The Gallery in the Visitor Centre will hold an exhibition of paintings by Margareta Pertl and Deborah Lambkin along with some material from the archives in the National Botanic Gardens, Library. This is an exciting weekend for both orchid lovers and gardeners alike. There will be plenty to see and do so please come and enjoy.
Monday, May 14th, 7.30pm
Please bring along your orchids for discussion, whether you have problems with them, need advice or simply just want to show them off. We can also discuss the recent Orchid Fair and plants purchased.
Monday, June 11th, 7.30pm
The traditional state of the Society address will be given with the Committee putting forward ideas to advance the society in the year ahead. It is also the forum for members to give their feedback and suggestions.
Thursday, June 21st, 6.30pm
Annual North Bull Island Walk
Join Ireland's orchid expert Brendan Sayers and discover some of Ireland's wild orchids in the sand dunes of Bull Island in Dublin. Be prepared for good or bad weather! Meet at the Interpretive Centre. All welcome. Walk will be about 1.5 hours.