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Day: 3rd Thursday of the Month unless otherwise noted in the Programs.You can also check our Facebook page.

Time: 7:00 pm setup, 7:30pm call to order
Location: S. F. County Fair Building, Recreation Room
1199 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way (entrance to Golden Gate Park), San Francisco
See Maps for directions.

Meetings include a featured speaker, program or discussion topic along with members Show and Tell, refreshments and the very popular plant raffle table and silent bid plant auction. See Programs and Dates. (Note: this year we are having our annual tour in July in lieu of a meeting.)

Our meetings are also listed in the events calendar of the San Francisco Botanical Garden.


Keith Smith

Programs 2019:


Scott SandallJuly 18: Scott Sandel, Kiwi Bromeliads

Our presenter in July will be Scott Sandel from the San Diego Bromeliad Society. Scott is an avid grower of bromeliads, and while his interest includes Tillandsias, Neoregelias and other genera, he has a keen interest in Vrieseas. In early 2018, he and his husband spent 3 weeks in New Zealand and called on friends and acquaintances in the Kiwi bromeliad milieu. (And as co-chair for the World Bromeliad Conference last summer, he was promoting the event!) Scott will share his presentation on the sites and scenes of both the North and South islands, and we’ll see lots of Vriesea eye candy from Auckland.

July 28: Annual Garden Tour, East Bay

August 15:TBA

September 19: TBA

October 17: TBA

November 21:TBA

December 19: Holiday Potluck



All meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

2019 schedule
January 17,
February 14,
March 21, April 18,
May 16, June 20, July 18,
August 15, September 19,
October 17, November 21,
December 19, Holiday Party

2019 Pacific Orchid Expo, San Francisco Orchid Society.
February 21-24,

San Francisco Botanical Garden
May 3, Members Only Sale 5-8pm
May 4, Public Sale 10am-2pm

2019 BSSF Annual SALE with SF Succulent and Cactus Society, June 8 & 9, Saturday & Sunday

Annual BSSF Garden Tour 2019 East Bay
Sunday July 28. Members and their guests.
Garden tour