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

February 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, February 19, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Jeff Heilers
Program: “The Phoenix Arises”

Jeff will be sharing with us some of the future plans for the Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens located on Aldine Westfield Road in Northern Harris County.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Member Plant Sale this month

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the March bulletin: March 10, 2019