August 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, August 20, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Charles Birdsong
Program: “Meet the genus Quesnelia

Charles Birdsong from Baton Rouge will discuss the amazing diversity of the genus Quesnelia.

Meeting Agenda:

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

There will NOT be a member sale at this meeting.

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., November 21, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the September bulletin: September 5, 2019

July 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 16, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Joy Columbus
Program: “What is new at the Houston Botanic Garden.”

Joy Columbus will update us on the new Houston Botanic Garden.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements and Committee Reports
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments
  • Guest Speakers
  • Adjournment
  • Distribution of seedlings
  • Plant Raffle

There will be a member sale at this meeting.

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 18, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the August bulletin: August 5, 2019

June 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Carole Richtmyer
Program: “New Nomenclature”

Carole will explain why the genus Cryptanthus was subdivided into 4 genera.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Carole will be bringing a nice selection of plants to sell at the meeting.

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 18, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the July bulletin: July 5, 2019

May 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 21, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Cristy Brenner from Mission Viejo, CA
Program: “Bromeliads of Ecuador”

Cristy will be speaking about the plants she observed during her travels in Ecuador.

Meeting Agenda:

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

No Member Plant Sale this month

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 18, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the June bulletin: June 2, 2019

April 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Saturday, April 13, 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Please check your monthly bulletin for program location.
Program Speaker: David Whipkey
Program: “Spring Cleaning Your Collection: What to toss, keep, or take to the Show.”

David will be sharing some tips about cleaning your collection after a long dark winter.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time/garden tour
  • President’s Welcome
  • Lunch
  • Program
  • Cleanup

No Member Plant Sale this month

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., July 18, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the May bulletin: May 6, 2019

March 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Wray Page
Program: “Insects and Other Pests in the Garden”

Wray will be sharing some of his vast knowledge of pest control procedures with an emphasis on pests in the garden.

Meeting Agenda:

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

No Member Plant Sale this month

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the April bulletin: March 25, 2019