Come and see us at this year’s Orchid Fair
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
730 Great Western Road
Glasgow G12 0UE
The Glasgow Botanic Gardens Orchid Fair returns on the 13th and 14th May and we will be exhibiting again. We invite you to come along and find out more about these exotic plants, explore the Gardens and visit the orchid display house. Our members will be on hand to answer your questions and provide more information about the Society. To find out more, follow the link below.
The Scottish Orchid Society was originally founded in 1959 and we now cater for orchid lovers from all over Scotland and beyond. We are the only orchid society based in Scotland and are a group of people who are passionate about our hobby, growing and caring for our plants whether tropical or hardy. We also ensure that our members promote and protect their conservation. Our aim is to involve as many people as possible in this passion, so why not consider joining us? See our Membership page for details.
Our membership is comprised of people of all ages, from longstanding members with decades of experience to many who have only recently discovered the wonderful world of orchids. We have members who grow their orchids in dedicated greenhouses, despite the rise in energy costs, but many others now successfully grow their orchids in the home on windowsills or in a conservatory.
We want to dispel the myth that orchids are difficult plants to grow – it is simply a case of understanding their needs and finding the right plant for you, a task in which we love to help newcomers.
In addition to regular meetings in Edinburgh and Glasgow we hold on-line meetings via ZOOM for members who are unable to travel to these venues and whether you have just bought your first orchid or are an experienced grower you will be made most welcome. We are a very friendly group who are more than willing to share our accumulated knowledge. Remember, orchids are for everyone – tha orchids airson a h-uile duine!
We are a member of the British Orchid Council and affiliated to the Orchid Society of Great Britain and the Royal Horticultural Society