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

March 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, Mar 20, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Speaker: Gene Powers, our own Vice President and Program Chairman
Program Title: West Texas Wonders and Wanders

A scenic April journey through broad vistas of the Texas west, some historic locations, the river, the wild flowers of fields and desert, animals and birds, and ultimately the Hechtias texensis and glomerata of the Big Bend.

Seedling: Billbergia ‘Casa Blanca’
supplied by Jimmy Woolsey

Meeting Agenda:

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

Deadline for Apr. Bulletin: 3/24/12
Next Board Meeting: Thurs., 3/22/12, 7:30 p.m.