The Harrogate Orchid Society


Join the Society

Enjoy our monthly meetings.

We are a friendly society who offer a big welcome to new members.

The membership subscripton is £18.00 per year and covers a single or double membership for a couple living at the same address. We meet ten times a year at the Royal Horticultural Society gardens at Harlow Carr Harrogate in the modern facilites of the Bramall Learning Centre. One meeting consists of a field trip to see orchids growing in the wild.There is no meeting in December and we hold our  annual lunch in January.

See list of monthly meetings for further details.


Take this link to our application form.



Please note there is no meeting in December.

The next meeting will be the annual lunch for members.

Please see diary of events.


February is our Annual Show which you are invited to support.





Annual Show


Our annual show will be held at the Pavilions in Harrogate at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ to be held on

Sunday 24th February 2019

 opening times 10.00am to 4.00pm

There will be orchid plants for sale, orchid sundries and craft stalls.

Details will be posted on the web site later in the year


for directions click on map

Why not join the Harrogate Orchid Society ?


Here are details of our membership, subscription rates and where to send your application to... 

Annual membership is £18.00 due from the 1st January each year and covers one or two people living at the same address. 

If you wish to join after the 1st October the subscription will last the whole of the following year. 

The membership allows you to come to all ten meetings which are held either at the Royal Horticultural Gardens, Harlow Carr Harrogate in the new Bramall Learning Centre; or Beckwithshaw Village Hall, Beckwithshaw (see meeting list).

Membership also entitles you to the free use of our extensive library covering a wide range of genera and species. 

Details of each meeting are given on the meetings page. 

Your envolvement in the society is as much or as little as you wish: all we want is for you to enjoy the meetings and find them interesting so that it enhances your orchid growing experience. 

You can join the society now by sending a cheque to our Treasurer.

(take this link to a printable membership application form) ...

or you can attend one of the meeting and if you are happy with what you hear and see you can join at the meetings: then and there.






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Orchids are for everyone

There are over 30,000 species and more than 200,000 hybrid orchids.

Grow your orchids in a conservatory?

Stanhopeas are quite happy growing in a conservatory with a minimum temperature of 8 degrees Centigrade

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See many different kinds of orchids and learn how to care for them it is not as difficult as it looks.

Cool growing

This modern hybrid is typical of the type of orchids, which can be bought in garden centres and are suitable for growing on window sills and in a conservatory.

Phalaenopsis, everyones favourite.

The ideal window sill orchid


Would you like to learn how to flower these beautiful orchids?

Orchid Shows.

Harrogate orchid Society takes part in eight major orchid shows each year all members can take part if they wish.

Exotic Mysterious or Wierd.

Masdevallias & Draculas grow in the cool mountain region of Central & S.America.

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For everyone with one orchid or a thousand!
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