Established in 1959

 

 

 


Meetings and Events

The Bromeliad Society of South Florida meets on the third Tuesday of every 
month. Please see calendar below.
We meet at  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, 
Miami, FL 33156, 7:30 p.m. in the Corbin Building, classroom "A".  
Refreshment are served.
We have a Plant Raffle and a Sales table.
Visitors are welcome to attend meetings but only members can participate in door prize and raffle drawings.
Members are kept informed through our monthly Newsbulletins

           Board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm
           at the home of our president. Members are welcome to attend. 

If you have any questions about any of our Meeting or Events, please contact 
Tina Severson for additional info at: 305-519-8933

 

 

2023 Meetings and Events

January 10:      Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
January 17:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
February 14:    Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
February 21:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
March 14:    Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
March 21:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
April 11:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
April 18:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
May 9:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
May 16:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
June 13:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
June 20:      Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
July 11:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
July 18:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
 
August 8:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
August 15:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
September 12:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
September 19:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
October 10:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
October 17:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
November 14:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
November 21:     Speaker: TBA
 Topic: TBA

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
December 12:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
December 19:     Topic: HOLIDAY PARTY AND AUCTION
 What to Bring: - A nice plant to donate to the auction (optional) - A side dish for dinner, or appetizer, or rolls, drinks (homemade eggnog?) or dessert - A wrapped plant for the secret plant exchange (optional but you cannot pick a plant if you do not bring one.) - NON-MEMBERS: $10.00 charge for dinner - NON-MEMBERS who are only coming for the auction do not have to be there until 7:30. You will not receive a ticket for dinner. We will have non-table seating for you

 
@ 7:00 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens 

 

 

 

 

2022 Meetings and Events

January 11:      Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
January 18:     Speaker: Craig Morell, Director of the Kampong
 Topic:
Selection and Placement of Bromeliads in the Landscape

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
February 8:    Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
February 15:     Speaker: Roger Hammer
 Topic:
Native and Florida Friendly exotics Attracting Hummingbirds/Butterflies

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
March 8:    Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
March 15:     Speaker: Barbara Partagas, Sandy Roth & James Chieng
 Topic:
Artistic Arrangements 
 
@7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
April 12:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
April 19:     Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Block
 Topic:
An Evening with Jeffrey Block

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
May 10:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
May 17:      Speaker: Dr. Karl Green
 Topic:
Everything you Always Wanted to Know About Mounting Tillandsias

 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
June 8-11:      World Conference 2022 ( click for details )
 Join Bromeliad lovers from around the world at the Bromeliad Society International’s 24th World Bromeliad Conference which will be held in
Sarasota for the first time!
June 14:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
June 21:     Topic: Bromeliad Bingo
 @7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
July 12:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
July 19:      Topic: “Vermicomposting Made Simple - Kind of”
 @ 7:30 PM
at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
August 9:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
August 16:    Topic: Tram Tour of Fairchild
 
@ 7:30 PM
at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
September 13:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
September 20:     Speaker: Alan Herndon
 Topic:
“Sometimes It’s Worth the Wait”
 @ 7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
October 11:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
October 18:     Discussing Details of the Oct 22 & 23 Show
  @ 7:30 PM
at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
October 22 & 23:      42ND ANNUAL SHOW & SALE at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 
 OCTOBER 22-23, 2022 10 AM - 5 PM 
 Student Art Show and Plant Display in the Garden House 
 Rare plant auctions at 1:00 PM Saturday and Sunday in the Garden House. 
 Plant sales on the lawn, west side of the Cycad Circle
November 8:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
November 15:     Topic: Annual Meeting
 
@ 7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
December 13:     Board Meeting at 7:30PM at the home of Tina Severson
December 20:     Topic: HOLIDAY PARTY AND AUCTION
 What to Bring: - A nice plant to donate to the auction (optional) - A side dish for dinner, or appetizer, or rolls, drinks (homemade eggnog?) or dessert - A wrapped plant for the secret plant exchange (optional but you cannot pick a plant if you do not bring one.) - NON-MEMBERS: $10.00 charge for dinner - NON-MEMBERS who are only coming for the auction do not have to be there until 7:30. You will not receive a ticket for dinner. We will have non-table seating for you

 
@ 7:00 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens