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Day: 3rd Thursday of the Month unless otherwise noted in the Programs.

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.


Programs 2017:

Jay ThurrottAugust 17: James Thurrott. Many people view the Bahamas as a tropical paradise but the residents of the islands face a number of interesting challenges ingrowing bromeliads there. We'll take a look at some of these and visit gardens in Nassau as well as observe entries in a show hosted by the Horticultural Society of the Bahamas.
Jay grows over 800 varieties of bromeliads at his home in Port Orange, Florida and has been growing bromeliads since the 70’s. A lifetime member of the Florida East Coast Bromeliad Society (FECBS), Jay is their newsletter editor and has served as secretary, vice president and president of that organization. He has served as his club’s representative to the Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies (FCBS) for many years and is currently Chairman of that organization

September 21: TBT

October 19:TBT

November 16: Bruce Holst, Botanist at The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida.

December 21: Holiday Potluck











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

January 19
2017 Pacific Orchid Expo, San Francisco Orchid Society.
February 24-26,

March 23, April 20,
May 18, June 15,
July 16, Annual Tour
August 17, September 21,
October 19, November 16,
December 21, Holiday Potluck

San Francisco Botanical Garden
May 5, Members Only Sale 5-8pm
May 6, Public Sale 10am-2pm,

2017 BSSF Annual SALE with SF Succulent and Cactus Society, June 10 & 11, Saturday & Sunday


Annual BSSF Garden Tour July 16, 2017