November 2011 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Speaker: Debbie Gerstner-Wolf
Program Title: “On a Mission to Help Via Plants and Medicine”

Debbie will present a slide program showcasing her medical missionary trips to Honduras.

Seedling: Neoregelia ‘Luca’
Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey, a Deroose hybrid.

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 Jan. Bulletin: 12/20/11
Next Board Meeting: 11/17/2011, 7:00 p.m.

October 2011 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Speaker: Dennis Cathcart
Program Title: “Remembering Wally Berg”

Dennis Cathcart (owner of Tropiflora Nursery in Sarasota, Florida) returns to Houston for his annual trip to share some travel stories and information about bromeliads along the way. Dennis will also bring some plants to sell, so come early.

Seedling: Neophytum ‘Burgundy Hill’
Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey, a dark red Neophytum hybrid.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Deadline for Nov Bulletin: 10/20/11
Next Board Meeting: 11/17/2011, 7:00 p.m.

September 2011 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 20, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Title: Terrestrials
Program Speaker: Rick Richtmyer

The ABCs of terrestrial bromeliads, including interesting pictures from Huntington Gardens.
As Michael Young and Margo Racca were unable to attend the September meeting, their program will be rescheduled for another time.

Seedling:
Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey, a selection of Dyckias, Cryptanthus and Billbergias.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Deadline for Oct Bulletin: 9/20/11

August 2011 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, August 16, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Title: “Cryptanthus Tales”
Program Speaker: Carole Richtmyer

Seedling: Neoregelia ‘Sheba’
Supplied by David Meade, an albomarginated cultivar of a Neo. mcwilliamsii hybrid.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Deadline for Sept Bulletin: 8/20/11