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Keshi stopped in at the home of Laurie and Vera Mills last week for a sneak peek at what will be on display at this weekend’s Byron District Orchid Society annual show, to be held at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club on Friday and Saturday. Photo Eve Jeffery
Keshi stopped in at the home of Laurie and Vera Mills last week for a sneak peek at what will be on display at this weekend’s Byron District Orchid Society annual show, to be held at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club on Friday and Saturday. Photo Eve Jeffery

The onset of spring has many flower lovers throughout the northern rivers out in their garden, not least members of the Byron District Orchid Society preparing for their popular annual show this week.

The show, at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club on Friday and Saturday, draws hundreds of orchid enthusiasts from around the region and even further afield.

The club, which was formed more than 50 years ago, meets on the second  Monday of each month, except January at the Ewingsdale Hall starting from 7pm.

Members come from around Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads, Ocean Shores, Byron Bay, Bangalow and in the hinterland.

At every meeting members bring in their orchids for display and judging, with a growers prize is awarded to the ‘Champion Orchid’ of the evening, and also discuss orchid growing techniques.

Social trips are also arranged to members gardens and orchid shows. For further information visit  byronorchidsociety.org.au.

Every September the club organises an Orchid Show which is staged at the Mullumbimby Ex Services Club. The next show will be held on September 12 and 13, 2014


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