September 2018 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019

Program Speaker: Dennis Cathcart from the Tropiflora Nursery in Sarasota Florida

Program: “A Short Visit to Colombia and Collecting The World’s Largest Tillandsia”

Meeting Agenda:

  • Vendor Plant Sale/No Member Plant Sale
  • President’s Welcome
  • Committee Reports and Announcements
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments
  • Guest Speakers
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., November 15, 7:00 p.m.

Deadline for the October bulletin: October 1, 2018

August 2018 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, August 21, 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019

Program Speaker: Charles Birdsong

Program: “My Bromeliad Retrospective”

Meeting Agenda:

  • President’s Welcome
  • Committee Reports and Announcements
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments/Member Plant Sale
  • Guest Speakers
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., November 15, 7:00 p.m.

Deadline for the September bulletin: September 2, 2018

July 2018 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 17, 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019

Program Speaker: Gordon Stowe and David Whipkey

Program: “What, You Missed the World Bromeliad Conference? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!”
Photos and tales from the San Diego World Bromeliad Conference. An overview of the plants, people, and places.

Meeting Agenda:

  • President’s Welcome
  • Committee Reports and Announcements
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments/Member Plant Sale
  • Guest Speakers
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 19, 7:00 p.m.

Deadline for the August bulletin: August 6, 2018

June 2018 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 19, 7:00 p.m. (Please note the time.)

Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019

Program Speaker: John Schmidt

Program: “Shady Secrets of Bromeliads”

Meeting Agenda:

  • President’s Welcome
  • Committee Reports and Announcements
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments/Member Plant Sale
  • Guest Speaker
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 19, 7:00 p.m.

Deadline for July bulletin: July 3, 2018

May 2018 Announcements

Meeting Date: May 5 from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. (Please note the time change.)

Meeting Place: Refer to your April or May Bulletin for location.

Program Speakers: Rick Richtmyer and David Whipkey

Program: “Growing Bromeliads From Seed”

Between the two of them, Rick and David have been members of the Bromeliad Society/Houston for a total of 70 years. David will assist Rick as he shares his expertise about growing Bromeliads from seed. Each attendee will have the option to plant several different types of Bromeliad seeds that they can take home with them.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Tour the garden and greenhouse
  • Short business meeting
  • Lunch (All members are asked to bring a chair and covered dish. The club will provide brisket, ham, soft drinks, tea, and water.)
  • Program
  • Cleanup

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 19, 7:00 p.m.

Deadline for June bulletin: June 5, 2018

April 2018 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m. (Please note the time change.)

Meeting Place: West Gray Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019

Program Speaker: Mike Howlett

Program: “Carnivorous Plants for Home and Garden”

Mike is the co-owner of PetFlyTrap.com, one of the largest carnivorous plant nurseries in the nation. He has traveled all over the world to view these plants in their native habitat. Mike will have a large selection of carnivorous plants from his nursery for sale.

Meeting Agenda:

  • (No member plant sale/Speaker is selling)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Guest Speaker
  • Short Break for Refreshments/Plant Sale
  • Committee Reports and Announcements
  • Show and Tell
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 19, 7:00 p.m.

Deadline for May bulletin: May 3, 2018