Every two years the members of NGOS elect a committee who runs the day-to-day business of the society. Here are the current committee members:

  1. Monthly meetings where orchids are discussed and you can show off your flowering plants to other members.
  2. Interesting talks by experts at the monthly meetings on everything related to orchids.
  3. Monthly newsletter with news and interesting articles.
  4. Two full-colour journals per year – Orchids South Africa
  5. Automatic membership of the South African Orchid Council (which also includes membership of Operation Wild Flower).
  6. Accredited award judging by SAOC Orchid Judges.
  7. Orchid shows and greenhouse visits.
  8. An extensive library with rare and informative books on every aspect of orchidology.
  9. A plant sales table at the monthly meeting where members and commercial growers can sell plants.

The NGOS monthly meeting takes place every 2nd Tuesday of the month (except for December) at 19:00 in the hall of the Dutch Reformed Church in Waverley East, Pretoria.

Membership of the society costs R300 for 2017 (R110 for associate members from other societies)

Membership Form

You can also apply online!