Orchids for beginners: buying and growing tips

Growing orchids can be daunting for beginners – but it doesn't have to be. Check out our orchid buying and growing tips and you'll be ready for a collection of your own.

Orchid societies and retailers across Canada

To learn about orchids, swap them and show them, contact:

Central Ontario Orchid Society
P.O. Box 40074, 75 King St. S.,
Waterloo, Ont.
N2J 4V1

Eastern Canada Orchid Society
699 Cardinal Street,
Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC
J3H 3Z5

The London Orchid Society
509 Commissioners Rd. W., Suite 162,
London, Ont.
N6J 1Y5

Manitoba Orchid Society
PO Box 7, Group335, RR#3
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 2E7

Orchid Society of Alberta
PO Box 33169
15557 Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, Alta.
T5B 4V8

Orchid Society of New Brunswick,
(This society has disbanded but local information is available)
Coreen Smith
271 Smith Road
Waterville, N.B.
E2V 3V6

Orchid Society of Nova Scotia

c/o the N. S. Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer St.,
Halifax, N.S.
B3H 3A6

Orchid Society of the Royal Botanical Gardens
P.O. Box 399,
Hamilton, Ont.
L8N 3H8

Ottawa Orchid Society
P.O. Box 38038, 1430 Prince of Wales Dr.,
Ottawa, Ont.
K2C 1N0

Saskatchewan Orchid Society
P.O. Box 411,
Saskatoon, Sask.
S7K 3L3

Southern Ontario Orchid Society
P.O. Box 241,
Goodwood, Ont.
L0C 1A0

Vancouver Orchid Society
P.O. Box 23932, Airport Postal Outlet,
Richmond, B.C.
V7B 1Y1

Information on the Internet

Visit the Internet Orchid Photo Encyclopedia and check out CanadianOrchidCongress.ca.

Mail-Order Orchids

Clargreen Gardens,
814 Southdown Road
Mississauga, Ont.
L5J 2Y4
(905) 822-0999

Southlands Nursery,
655- Balaclava Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V6N 1L9
(604) 261-6411

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