Welcome to the Mid-Hudson Orchid Society




Membership in the MHOS


The MHOS is a society dedicated to encourage communication and education among individuals who are interested in the growing and/or study of orchids.

Member Benefits

Members of the MHOS enjoy these benefits:

  • Monthly newsletter which contains minutes of meetings, info on upcoming events, useful hints and tips, and more.

  • Access to lending library, and the MHOS Member Directory.

  • Monthly meetings, which include...
    • Meeting with and learning from other orchid enthusiasts.
    • Showing blooming orchids on our Show Table.
    • Sale tables where members are welcome to sell, trade, or buy orchids.
    • Expert speakers giving advice and sharing their knowledge of orchids.

  • Bus trips to the Greater New York International Orchid Show in Manhattan, and tours of other notable gardens.

  • Extensive reference library.

  • Orchid supplies - many hard to find supplies are available for members.

Guests are welcome at our meetings. If you would like to attend one of our meetings, see the meeting schedule and directions on the Calendar page.


To renew your membership or join the MHOS just fill out our Membership Application and send it in (or bring it to the next meeting) with your dues.

MHOS By-laws

MHOS Financial & Operating Procedures

Member Profiles & Press Coverage

    Len Ellentuch

    Dennis Sandberg

    Margaret Bridge

    Orchids of NY, by Chuck Sheviak and Steve Young.  Published in New York State Conservationist, June 2010.