40th Annual Show, Ruby Jubilee

Apr.30, and May 1 2011
Celebrate the beauty of bromeliads with us at our 40th Annual Show, Ruby Jubilee. The show features both Horticultural and Artistic categories. It’s a great opportunity to see the variety of colors, textures, and forms available within the bromeliad family.

Apr. 29, 30, and May 1 2011
Premier Bromeliad Sale for the Houston area – many genera for both the casual grower and the bromeliad collector will be available. (See times and place on BSH calendar.)

April 2011 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Title: “Panel on Show Preparation: Easy as 1, 2, 3”

Several members will discuss their first time entering a show with reminders and advice for what to do and what not to do.

Seedling of the Month:

Meeting Agenda:

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

May Program: Tillandsias to Fire Your Passion and More with Paul Isley
Next Board Meeting: July 21, 7:30 p.m.

Deadline for May Bulletin: 4/22/11

2011 Spring Sale

Odean Head wants to remind you of the Bromeliad Society Houston Spring Sale.

The sale is March 26, 2011 from 9am to 3pm.
Setup at 8:00am.

Gethsemane United Methodist Church, 6856 Bellaire Blvd (map)
1/2 Mile east of the S.W. Freeway and Bellaire. 1st traffic light across from the fire station.

March 2011 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
There are apparently other events happening in Hermann Park next Tuesday evening which we have been told may make parking difficult for the BS/H meeting. Our best advice would be to arrive early.

Program Speaker: Dick and Phyllis McEuen
Program Title: “Touring Alaska and Canada”

Seedling of the Month: Vriesea ‘Robin’
Supplied by David Meade. A beautiful variegated Vriesea.

Meeting Agenda:

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

April Program: Panel on Preparing for Show
Next Board Meeting: March 17, 7:30 p.m.

Deadline for April Bulletin: 3/22/11