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

February 2013 Announcements

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

Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park

Program Speaker: Rick & Carole Richtmyer

Program Title:  Bromeliads in their Native Habitat of Brazil
Rick and Carole will present a slide program on their 2007 trip to Brazil, with updates on seeds collected.

Seedling: Tillandsia caput-medusae 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 Feb. Bulletin: 2/22/13

January 2013 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park

Program Speaker: David Whipkey

Program Title: “What, You’ve Never Been to a World Conference?”
David will present a program on previous world conferences to show what goes on at these BSI sponsored events.

Seedling: Dyckia ‘Nickel Silver’ Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey. Easy to grow, large silver Dyckia can be used in the landscape, cold hardy to 15 degrees.

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 Feb. Bulletin: 1/22/13

Next Board Meeting: Thurs. January 17, 7:00pm

November 2012 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, Nov. 20,  7:30 p.m.

Meeting Place: Houston Garden Center in Hermann Park

Program Speaker: Betty Patterson

Program Title: Odd Aechmeas

Program Summary:  photos by John Anderson, Betty, and others.
Betty will also bring plants to sell.

Seedling: Dyckia ‘Burgundy Ice’ Supplied by Jimmy Woolsey.

Meeting Agenda:

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

Deadline for Jan. Bulletin: 12/29/12