The Northeast Judging Center is Moving!
Effective July, 2018, the Northeast Judging Center of the American Orchid Society, currently based in Stamford CT, is moving to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave, Morris Township, NJ 07960 just off of Interstate 287. Judging day remains the third Saturday of each month, just at a new location starting this July.
Why the move? We’re bringing the judging closer to you! Many of our growers live in northern and central New Jersey. The move should facilitate more growers exhibiting their plants and encourage more growers to check out the judging program.
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum offers plentiful free parking and drive-up access to the lower level classroom where judging takes places for convenient plant drop-off. Everyone is welcome! Bring an orchid for judging, or just come and listen in. Either way, you’ll learn a lot about your orchid.
Remember, the May 19 and June 16, 2018 judging days are at the current location, the Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford CT. Then, starting with the July 21, 2018 and going forward, the judging is at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Come join us.
With orchids timing is everything. If your orchids are in their prime earlier in the month, the Northeast Judging Center in Boylston MA meets on the first Saturday of the month, and the Mid-Atlantic Judging Center meets in Philadelphia PA on the third Wednesday of the month. So, there are lot of opportunities to have your orchids judged and pick up a few tips from the judges.
Judging Day Events (subject to change)
10:30 AM Educational program by judges and/or student judges
12:00 PM Lunch break
12:30 PM Plant Judging