2020 Orchid Show and Sale

The 2020 North Jersey Orchid Society Show and Sale is Friday January 17 through Sunday January 19, 2020 at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University in New Brunswick NJ.  The show is from 10 AM to 5 PM on Friday and Saturday and 10 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. The show features spectacular orchid exhibits showcasing plants grown in homes and greenhouses across the tri-state area as well as world-renown vendors.

This show is brought to you by the North Jersey Orchid Society and the Rutgers University School of Environment and Biological Sciences Floriculture and Teaching Greenhouse.

The show is open to the public with free admission and parking. Rutgers Security requires that all cars on campus be registered. Parking is still free. You may register your car in advance. Why not register now (click here) and avoid the possibility of a ticket?

Dr. Plant’s (Stephen Kotarski) exposé video clip from the 2018 Orchid Show at Rutgers. Dr. Plant is always entertaining!

Volunteers Welcome, No experience required  – There are many volunteer opportunities!

Free Workshops show how you can grow orchids in your home will be offered on Saturday and Sunday.

This is an American Orchid Society show, and the public is welcome to bring their orchids to the venue on Friday January 17, 2020 before 1 PM for AOS judging.

Workshop Schedule (subject to change without notice)

Friday 11:30 – Maurice Garvey, Photography

Friday 1 PM – Andy Anderson, Repotting workshop

Friday 3 PM – Deb & Bill Bodei, Intro to Orchids

Saturday 11 AM – Bart Costello, Growing Cattleyas in your home

Saturday 1 PM – Carrie Buchman, Introduction to Orchids

Saturday 3 PM – Kristin Uthus, Honey I Shrunk the Orchids:  Growing Miniatures

Sunday 11 AM – Carrie Buchman, Introduction to Orchids

Workshops are in Meeting Room C, upstairs in the Douglass Cook Student Center
Expected Show Vendors:  Check with vendors for pre-order discounts even if they are not listed here!

Piping Rock Orchids specializing in Asian and South American lady slipper orchids.

OrchidPhile specializing in cutting-edge Phalaenopsis species & novelty hybrids. An updated Pre-Order List for January’s show is available by e-mailing orchidphile@optimum.net

Ten Shin Gardens  from Taiwan, specializing in orchids from Taiwan, South East Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.  10% discount on pre-orders  from their plant lists to be picked up and paid for at the show! Pre-order deadline is December 31, 2019. Paph Plant list and Retail Plant list. Email your order to info@tenshinorchids.com, and pay when you pick up

Fairorchids offering Paphiopedilum, Cattleya, Vandaceous, and Lycastes

Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies one stop for all your orchid growing and horticultural needs.  Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies is offering a 10% discount for all prepaid pre-orders to be delivered to you at Douglass Student Center at Rutgers University during the NJOS show. Use code NJOS2020 at checkout

Marcella Orchids specializing in orchids ideally suited for your home.

ACME Orchidarium featuring high tech orchidariums and select cool growing species.

New World Orchids specializing in orchids from Japan and other select miniature species including Pleurothallids, Bulbophyllums, and Dendrobiums.  Pre-orders receive 10% off.

Andy’s Orchids specializing in orchids species that are mounted. 10% discount on pre-orders  to be picked up at the show.

Marlow Orchids specializing in species orchids including Bulbophyllum, Dendrobium, Paphs, Phrags, Vandaeous, many others.

Main Street Orchids provides an broad selection of orchids for the home. They also provide arrangements for businesses and occasions.

J&L Orchids specializing in miniature orchids that can be grown in the home. J&L is offering a 10% discount on show pre-orders. Order online and pay at the show

Exhibitor and Vendor Information

Show Rules and Guidelines

Show Schedule

MS Excel Registration Form