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 £25.00 per year and covers a single or double membership for a couple living at the same address. We meet at the Royal Horticultural Society Gardens at Harlow Carr Harrogate in the modern facilites of the Bramall Learning Centre.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.





Our next monthly meeting will be on Sunday 26th May 2024 10am-1pm at RHS Harlow Carr in the Learning Centre HG3 1QB.


Speaker -Antonia Black "Growing Humid Orchids in the House.



There will be the usual break for refreshments followed by the table talk hosted by one of our members.

























Annual Show


Harrogate Orchid Society Annual Show 2024

This year our Annual Show will be held in conjunction with our Orchids for Everyone Weekend 

                                                           on the Saturday and Sunday 3rd and 4th of August 2024 at RHS Harlow Carr


                                                                  in all rooms at The Learning Centre.






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 £25.00 due from the 1st January each year and covers one or two people living at the same address. 

The membership allows you to come to all the meetings please see meeting dates and venues List on the website.

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

Join our Society

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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