Welcome to the Tidewater Orchid Society

Our Purpose

To promote public interest in and appreciation of orchids by undertaking exhibits, shows, and other promotions, and will endeavor to increase members’ knowledge of orchids and their culture by lectures, workshops, and educational programs.

TOS is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations under Section 501 (3) of the Internal Revenue Code (or the corresponding section of any future Federal tax code).

So what did you miss?

Glen Decker spoke to us about Phragmipediums at the last meeting. We went through the basics water, fertlizer and light requirements as well as a brief origin history, and where they grow. If you would like to read more about Glen's work and his contributions to the hobby. He has given us permission to link to two articles hosted on his web site. Please click on the links below.

Phrag. Kovachii Breeding

Discovery and Culture