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Welcome to the official page for the NWOS 2020 Shows

The Spring Show scheduled for April has been postponed due to the ongoing Health Emergency
Check back here for the latest info.

What's happening

  • Beautiful Orchids on display
  • Orchids for SALE (see vendors, below)
  • Supplies and equipment for keeping your orchids happy
  • Potting Clinic - bring your plants in, and have us repot them, or do it yourself. Wonderful learning opportunity.
  • Cultural advice, literature, books


    The Volunteer Park Conservatory
    1402 East Galer St, Seattle (Map)

    When: TBD


    Emerald City Orchids
    Olympic Orchids


    Right click on the image to download

    Link to PDF version of the poster



      Some pictures from past shows (2019 Spring) (2015)

    Participate in the Show - All are welcome!

    Show Documents
  • Exhibition and Sales Rules: Coming soon

    For Members:
  • Volunteer Signups
  • How to enter plants

    Voluteer Park Conservatory
    1402 E Galer St., Seattle

  • Volunteer Signups - send an email to the Show Committee with your preferred date/shift/job
    Dateshift timejob
    April 3rd (Friday) 2:00-6:00pmSetup
    April 4th (Saturday) 10:00am - 1:00pm
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    cashier/greeter/potting clinic/floater
    cashier/greeter/potting clinic/floater
    April 5th (Sunday)10:00am - 1:00pm
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
    cashier/greeter/potting clinic/floater
    cashier/greeter/potting clinic/floater
  • Cashier: Work at cash registers for the Society sales area. Responsible for checking customer plants, entering prices into the cash register, and taking cash, check, or credit card payments. Should be familiar with these tasks, but there will be someone on hand to help train.
  • Greeter/Host: Greet visitors as they enter the Show area. Guide them to the displays and sales areas, let them know where they can get information, books, potting materials, and point them to the potting clinic. The seminar schedule will be there, too. Direct them to the sales area in the back greenhouse. Also responsible for light security duty - discourage people from wandering into the display area with sales plants, or from handling the plants.
  • Potting Clinic: The potting clinic will be open during all hours of the show, although there may not be much business at times. Repot plants, show visitors the basics, and let them try their hand. Solicit a donation for each plant repotted, as they are used to fund scholarships.
  • Floater: help our with the other jobs, as needed. Give volunteers a break. Ask vendors in the Society sales area if they need a break.
  • Breakdown: After the show closes, help vendors and societies break down their displays and sales areas. We need to get everything back into the condition we found it on Friday.


    Registration -- TBD

  • Map to VPC