September 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park

Program Speaker: Bruce Holst, Director of Botany, Selby Gardens  

Program Title: Into the Lost World – A photographic journey to the summit of Roraima-tepui, the most famous of Venezuela’s Lost World table mountains.

Seedling:  Cryptanthus ‘It’ Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Greetings/Call to Order/Member Plant Sale
  • Show and Tell
  • Cultural Tips
  • Business
  • Break/Refreshments/Buy raffle tickets for plants
  • Program
  • Raffle
  • Adjourn

Deadline for Oct. Bulletin: 9/18/12

August 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Speaker: David Whipkey, Internationally Accredited BSI Judge

Program Title: Collector or Hoarder – How Does Your Collection Grow?

Seedling:  Cryptanthus ‘Ti’
Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Greetings/Call to Order/Member Plant Sale
  • Show and Tell
  • Cultural Tips
  • Business
  • Break/Refreshments/Buy raffle tickets for plants
  • Program
  • Raffle
  • Adjourn

Deadline for Sept. Bulletin: 8/24/12

July 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 17, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Speaker: Wade Roitsch, Manager of Yucca Do Nursery, Giddings, TX.

Program Title: Bromeliads of Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil

Wade will show and describe bromeliad photos from his travels. He will also bring some plants for sale.

Seedling: Neoregelia ampullacea X plutonis
Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Greetings/Call to Order/Member Plant Sale
  • Show and Tell
  • Cultural Tips
  • Meeting
  • Break/Refreshments/Buy raffle tickets/Plants
  • Program
  • Raffle
  • Adjourn

Deadline for Aug. Bulletin: 7/24/12

June 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: Saturday, June 23, 10:00 a.m.

Meeting Place: Jimbo’s Nursery in Santa Fe, TX
Address:  15019 8th Street, Santa Fe, TX  77517  

Questions:  Call Lindsey (713/202-5023)

Program Speakers:  Joanne Woolsey and Noreen Tolman

Program Title: Annual ABC’s of Bromeliads

Creating a Beautiful Landscape with Bromeliads

Seedling:  No seedling this month.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Tour of Nursery and Bromeliad greenhouses
  • Program
  • Pot Luck Lunch (Members and guests will bring a dish.  BS/H will provide the meat and drinks.)

Deadline for July Bulletin: 6/16/12

May 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Speaker: David Whipkey, Internationally Accredited BSI Judge

Program Title: Selector or Hoarder – How Does Your Collection Grow?

Seedling: Billbergia ‘Moulin Rouge’
Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Greetings/Call to Order
  • Show and Tell
  • Cultural Tips
  • Meeting
  • Break/Refreshments/Buy raffle tickets/Plants
  • Program
  • Raffle
  • Adjourn

Deadline for June Bulletin: 5/24/12

April 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: April 17, 2012

Program Speaker: Ruby Harlan Adams, Odean Head, Wray & Daryl Page, Allyn Pearlman

Program Title: Instructional program on topics related to the Annual Show with 4 demonstration stations.

Seedling: Neoregelia ‘Sunset’ – supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Greetings/Call to Order/Member Plant Sale
  • Show and Tell
  • Cultural Tips
  • Meeting
  • Break/Refreshments/Buy raffle tickets/Plants
  • Program
  • Raffle
  • Adjourn

Deadline for May Bulletin: April 24, 2012