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Next Meeting

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 2018:

agave June 21 - Cork: a Renewable Resource for the Garden
Popular speaker Pam Koide-Hyatt, owner of Bird Rock Tropicals, will show photos of her visit to a cork oak forest in Portugal. She will discuss how cork is grown and harvested, and demonstrate how it is used for mounting epiphytes like tillandsias and orchids.



July 22: Special tour of the Academy of Sciences

August 16: Christy Brenner

September 20: Andy Siekkinen

October 18: Terrie Bert

November 15: WBC San Diego: BSSF members' adventure.

December 20: Holiday Party



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

2018 schedule
January 18
February 15
March 15, April 19,
May 17, June 21, July 19
August 16, September 20,
October 18, November 15,
December 20, 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 2018 to be announced.