August 2022 Announcements

  WE’RE HOLDING IN-PERSON MEETINGS AGAIN! 

Meeting Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(ZOOM login/social time at 6:30 p.m.)
Meeting Place: In person at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center
located at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019 and on ZOOM.
Program Presenter:  Scherie Townes, our very own Vice-President
Program: Scherie will lead a workshop on planting Bromeliad seeds.  Audience participation is encouraged.  For those who don’t mind getting their hands a little soiled join us for this make and take activity.  Observers are also welcome!

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time/login (Check your Bulletin for more information and your Zoom invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting:  Thursday November 17, 2022 at 7:30pm.  It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the August bulletin:  August 6, 2022

July 2022 Announcements

  WE’RE HOLDING IN-PERSON MEETINGS AGAIN!  

Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (ZOOM login/social time at 6:30 p.m.)
Meeting Place: In person at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019 and on ZOOM.
Program Presenter:  Jennifer Buckner
Program: Jennifer is the Director of Horticulture at Shangri La Gardens in Orange, Texas.  Her Zoom program is about their gardens and their Bromeliad greenhouse.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time/login (Check your Bulletin for more information and your Zoom invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting:  Thursday July 21, 2022 at 7:30pm.  It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the July bulletin:  July 6, 2022

June 2022 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2022 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: The home of Gordon and Shirl Stowe (See your June Bulletin for more details.)
Program Presenter: Debbie Taylor
Program: Debbie will be demonstrating some unique methods for mounting Tillandsias.  Everyone will receive three Tillandsias and a choice of mounting materials.

Our annual ABC meeting is devoted to getting to know our newer members and to teaching some basic skills that they might wish to acquire.  In the past it has covered such topics as:  removing pups, potting plants, mounting plants, propagating plants by seed, the general growing conditions needed for various genera.  Veteran members can mingle with old friends and make a few new ones.  Besides, they usually pick up a trick or two from the program..

Meeting Agenda:

  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Food!
  • Program
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting:  Thursday July 21, 2022 at 7:30pm.  It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the July bulletin:  July 4, 2022

May 2022 Announcements

The 2022 Show and Sale will be held May 21 and 22.  Check our calendar for details.  

Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (ZOOM login/social time at 6:30 p.m.)
Meeting Place: In person at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019 and on ZOOM.
Program Presenter:  John Schmidt, Malcolm McCorquodale III, and Ruby Adams
Program: John, Malcolm, and Ruby will continue the discussion about getting ready for the Houston Bromeliad Show.  This month’s emphasis will be on how to choose a plant to take to the show.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time/login (Check your Bulletin for more information and your Zoom invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting:  Thursday July 21, 2022 at 7:30pm.  It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the June bulletin:  June 6, 2022