The Windsor Orchid Society meets each month from September through May.  Meetings are held on the last Sunday of each month (except in Sept & Oct,  due to our participation in Orchid Shows).  Other dates may be affected by holidays, so refer regularly to our website.

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Time: 1:30

Location:  St. Clair College, Room 192A (next to the greenhouse on north side of building) and parking in Lot "L" gives ready access to the meeting room (access through Lot "M").  Though marked for Handicap Parking, please ignore this during meeting times as allowed by the College.




American Orchid Society

Canadian Orchid Congress

London Orchid Society

Mid-America Orchid Congress

Michigan Orchid Society

Orchid Society of the Royal Botanical Gardens

Southern Ontario Orchid Society

Central Ontario Orchid Society



Membership and Mailing Address


Windsor Orchid Society

C/O Ed Cott

1751 Chilver Road

Windsor, Ontario

N8W 2T7

For information call Ed - (519) 252-7342

Annual Membership - single ($20), family ($25)






(clockwise from top left) The first WOS Orchid display at the London Show on 3/29/86 - Ted Gray, repotting demo at the 2/23/86 meeting - Ruth Neily and CN Gibbons set up the display at the St. Clair College "Gardening and Landscape Show" on 5/3/87 (WOS' first Orchid Show) - Ray McCullough, Past President of the AOS, reviews the plant table at our meeting on 2/22/87 with the assistance of our first President, Dr. John Doherty (right).

Take a look at the November, 2009 Newsletter of the Canadian Orchid Congress.  A full page has been devoted to recognizing the longevity of our Society.  Follow this link:  COC



The Windsor Orchid Society is proud to announce that it is now an affiliated society with the Orchid Digest.  The announcement of the affiliation of the Windsor Orchid Society and the Ottawa Orchid Society was published in the Orchid Digest (Jan-March, 2010)


Our 25th Year!


(From left) John Doherty showing the T-shirt gifted to him during his visit in March, 2011.   Mario Ferrusi visited in January, 2013 and spoke to the WOS members about precautions in the greenhouse.  Lynn O'Shaughnessy spoke to our membership in April, 2010 about the "Basics of Orchid Photography" and Jean Ikeson supported the WOS at "Winter Blooms" and spoke to our membership on Cattleya hybridizing in the Fall of 2011.          


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