Day: 3rd Thursday of the Month unless otherwise noted in the Programs.
Time: 7:00 pm setup, 7:30pm call to order
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.
April 20: Peter Wan and the Route of the Mayan. Peter will take us on a trip to part of the Mesoamerica (Honduras, El Salvador, Guetamala and Belize). In 2016 Peter visited the ancient and modern civilizations in this area. Along the way, he experienced local and ancient cultures and architectures, bromeliads, orchids, tropical forest, war histories, struggles for human rights, the chicken bus, a little Star Wars scenery and even seeing an volcanic eruption while making chocolate from cacao.
May 18: Martin Grantham and Tillandsias in Oaxaca and Chiapas.
June 15: Dr. Carlos Sanchez, Director of the Havana Botanical Garden
July: No meeting. Annual Tour Sunday July 16
August 17: James Thurrott. Jay began growing bromeliads in the 70’s and now grows more than 700 varieties of bromeliads at his home in Port Orange, Florida.
September 21: TBT
October 19: TBT
November 16: TBT
December 21: Holiday Potluck
All meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
2017 BSSF Annual SALE with SF Succulent and Cactus Society, June 10 & 11, Saturday & Sunday
Locations to be announced
Members and their guests are welcome.
Dan's contact info is