May 2013 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 21, 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park

Special Program: We will have a pot-luck supper followed by the Rare Plant Auction, postponed from the April 27 after-show party. Cultural Tips, Member Sale, and Raffle will be omitted to preserve time. Show and Tell will focus on the Auction items, particularly the plants. Auctioneers will be Wray Page, Rick Richtmyer and Chris Nguyen.

Seedling: Neoregelia ampullacea supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Pot Luck Supper
  • Greetings/Call to Order
  • Meeting
  • Show and Tell: Auction Plants
  • Adjourn

Deadline for June Bulletin: 5/22/13

2013 Spring Show and Sale

Bromeliads-Spectacular Beauties

Bromeliad Society/Houston invites you

to our 2013 Show and Sale

April 26, 27, and 28 at Mercer Arboretum

22306 Aldine Westfield Road

Houston, TX

 

Important times and events:

Fri. Sale  12:00-4:00

Bring show entries 12:00-3:00

Sat. Sale 9:00-4:00

Judging 8:00-1:00

Show 2:00-4:00

Sun. Sale 10:00-3:00

Show 9:00-3:00

 

 

April 2013 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park

Program Speaker: Gene Powers, Malcolm McCorquodale, and Rick Richtmyer

Program Title: “Getting Ready for the Show II” – panel discussion on what to do 4-6 days before a show.

Seedling: Neoregelia smithii supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Greetings/Call to Order
  • Show and Tell
  • Cultural Tips
  • Meeting
  • Break/Refreshments/Buy raffle tickets for plants
  • Raffle
  • Adjourn

Deadline for May Bulletin: 4/22/13

March 2013 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park

Program Speaker: Wray and Daryl Page, Allyn Pearlman and Carole Richtmyer

Program Title: “How to Win a Blue Ribbon”
Wray and Daryl Page, Allyn Pearlman and Carole Richtmyer will give tips on getting your plants ready for show: selecting and grooming the “right” plants, how to put together winning decorative containers and a helpful tool box will be covered in this program.

Seedling: Tillandsia bulbosa ‘Belize’ supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Deadline for April Bulletin: 3/22/13
Next Board Meeting: Thurs., 3/21, 7:00 pm