Due to the continued impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the BSBC will not be holding our monthly meetings in Plantation, FL until the local restrictions are lifted and we've been given the go ahead to do so. In the meantime, we encourage our members and followers to limit your time in public settings, follow all social distancing guidelines, and wear appropriate masks and other PPE that you feel are necessary to reduce your risk of contracting the virus.
It's important that we stay apart now so that we can all come back together later!
Recent Past Events:
Feb 24th, 2020... February Meeting at Deicke 6:30 pm
Mar. 13-15, 2020... 18th Annual International Orchid Festival, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33156
March 28-29, 2020... Annual BSSF Show, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
March 21-22, 2020... Garden Fest Plant Extravaganza, Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 9 am-4 pm
Volunteer Park Community Center, 12050 W. Sunrise Blvd. Plantation, FL 33323
Apr. 4-5, 2020... Hatsume Fair Celebrating Spring, Morikami Gardens & Museum 4000 Morikami Park Rd.
Delray Beach, FL 33446
June 6-9, 2020... BSI World Conference at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, FL; Register online at BSI.org
Jan. 11, 2020- Garden Tour at the home of Brad & Tammy Beardsley in Boca Raton. Any non-members who are interested in attending can get the address and info by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Jun. 6-9, 2020... BSI World Conference at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, FL
Sat. Dec 14th... Learn How to "Start Your Own Butterfly Garden" at Butterfly World Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Rd. Coconut Creek, FL
Sun. Dec 15th, Starts at 11 am... Annual Botanical Bazaar at Miami Beach Botanical Garden 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Jan. 10-11-12, 2020... Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show, Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale
Jan. 17-18-19, 2020... Tamiami International Orchid Show, The Sunshine Pavilion at the Fair and Expo Center, 10901 S.W. 24th St., Miami, Fl.
Jan. 22-24, 2020... TPIE Tropical Plant International Expo, Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale
Oct. 26-27, 2019- Plantation Historical Society's Fall Plant Sale at Heritage Park, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation, FL 33317. Hours are 9-5 Saturday and 9-4 Sunday. There will be something for every type of gardener and plenty of bromeliads at our tent!
Nov. 2-3, 2019- Mounts Botanical Garden presents the Plant-A-Palooza 2019 fall plant sale featuring more than 80 vendors throughout the Garden and in the Exhibit Halls. Times are Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-3. Admission: $10 for non-members; $5 for children (ages 5-12); FREE for Mounts members
Nov. 18, 2019- BSBC Fall Auction held at Diecke Auditorium in Plantation, FL. Preview starts at 6:00 pm with auction starting promptly at 6:30 pm. Come see why we have some of the best bromeliad growers in south Florida!
Oct. 4th-6th; 11th-13th 8-5 on Fri & Sat, 9-4 on Sun. Searle Brothers Nursery Annual Fall Plant Extravaganza, 6640 SW 172nd Ave, SW Ranches, FL 33331
Oct. 15, 2019- BSSF Fall Auction, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
Oct. 14th...Next BSBC meeting starting at 6:30 in the Deicke Auditorium in Plantation, FL. We've had to move our meeting day to the second Monday for this month only due to a scheduling conflict at Deicke. The guest speaker will be announced soon so check back and plan to attend!
Oct. 17-20, 2019... Golden Broms, Queensland, Austrailia
Sept. 20-21 2019...Bromeliad Extravaganza Conference and Sale held at the Marriott's Springhill and TownePlace Suites, Orlando, FL.
Sept. 16th... BSBC meeting featuring Inese Bunch from www.bunchfarms.com/Bunch Farms who produce a truly amazing honey from their own hives and flowering plants that they select and grow!
Aug. 19th...BSBC meeting starting at 6:30 in the Diecke Auditorium in Plantation, FL. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Terri Bert. Her presentation this month will be on “Bromeliad Ecology: Diversity in an Ecological
Wonderland Part I: Distribution and Abundance--Diversity Matters!”. Meeting starts at 6:30 pm.
Monday, May 20, 2019...BSBC General Meeting at Deicke Auditorium in Plantation, FL. Meeting starts at 6:30.
Guest speaker is Alex Bello
Friday & Saturday May 17 & 18...…. Redland International Orchid Festival at Fruit and Spice Park, Homestead, FL. Show runs 9-5 both days
Saturday June 1 & Sunday June 2, 2019......Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society Show and Sale at Fairchild Gardens, Coral Gables, FL. Show runs 9:30-4:30 both days
Saturday April 27, 2019... Field trip to Michael's Bromeliads in Venice, FL
Saturday and Sunday, March 16 & 17, 2019... Garden Fest Plant Extravaganza at Volunteer Park, Plantation
Sunday, March 17, 2019... Bromeliad Society of South Florida Bromeliad Show at Fairchild
Monday, March 18, 2019... BSBC General Meeting at Deicke Auditorium
April ... Fund Raising Event at California Pizza Kitchen, more details to
Monday, May 21, 2018... Guest speakers: Joe Libertucci and Jeff Hutchinson from Palm Beach
Bromeliad Society "Bromeliads 0 to 60. Everything You Wanted to
Monday, June 18, 2018... Guest speaker: Dr. Terrie Burt
“Sun, Sand and Sea —Bromeliads Arise to the Occasion”
Monday, July 16, 2018 ... Dennis Clark from The Bonsai Shop gave a demonstration on
how to create a bonsai tree. This new creation was raffled off
after the presentation.
Monday, August 20, 2018 ... Guest speaker: Dr. Kimberly Moore
"Home Irrigation Strategies to Conserve Water"
Monday, September 20, 2018... Guest speaker: Roxy Telliceia of Wonder Gardens. Roxy presented
"Unusual and Exotic Plants."
Monday, October 15, 2018... Guest Speaker: Dennis Cathcart of Tropiflora. The topic was "In the Wilderness with Bromeliads"
Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28... Broward County Plant Affair..... The BSBC had a terrific booth!
Plant Affair is an annual event at Heritage Park, Plantation, FL
Monday, November 19, 2018... Fall Plant Auction! Gorgeous plants were yours for the bidding.
Monday, December 17, 2018... Holiday Party
Monday, January 14, 2019... Presentation by Chip Jones......hands on demo and how to get your
plants ready for a show!
Monday, February 11, 2019 ... Scott Bryan presented on critters we find in our yards as we grow
Saturday, February 16, 2019... Club tour of Naples Botanical Garden !!!!
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