May 2011 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 17, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park
Program Title: “Tillandsias to Fire Your Passion and More”
Program Speaker: Paul Isley

Paul Isley, author of Tillansia I and Tillandsia II, co-owner of Rainforest Flora, Inc. nursery in Calilfornia. Paul will also be selling his newest book, Tillandsia II ($72.00) and a variety of Tillandsias. Contact our website to order a book ahead of time. This is an opportunity you won’t want to miss!

Seedling: Vr. ospinae
Supplied by David Meade. Nice yellow bloom.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Next Board Meeting: May 19, 7:30 p.m.

Deadline for June Bulletin: 5/22/11

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.