Contact: Carrie Buchman

North Jersey Orchid Society

Phone 201-410-3089

New Brunswick, NJ

North Jersey Orchid Society

Press Release

A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus.

Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area.

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New Brunswick, NJ, For Immediate Release:  The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s largest and oldest orchid society, will hold its 52th annual show and sale Friday January 18 through Sunday January 20 (Fri-Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 9 AM-4 PM) at the Rutgers University Douglass Student Center in New Brunswick NJ. 

With approximately 25,000 known species and more than 250,000 hybrids, orchids are the largest family of flowering plants on the planet. Orchids are found on nearly every continent and in a surprising range of environments from the Everglades of Florida to the cloud forests of South America. The show will feature nearly a thousand blooming orchids originating from all over the world of all shapes and sizes and colors of the rainbow. 

In addition, there will be free daily educational workshops for growers of all levels. Topics include orchids for beginners and how to grow orchids in your home. Check for additional work shop topics   schedule and vendor listing. Free admission, free parking, and twice-a-day drawing for a free orchid. Renowned orchid vendors will be on site selling plants and supplies.