THE MIAMI BEGONIA SOCIETY

Our show was held at Fairchild Tropical Garden.

Welcome to The Miami Begonia Society Newsletter!
The Society meets at 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of the month at
Palm Hammock Orchid Estate, Inc. 9995 S.W. 66 St. Miami, Fl 33173
(305)274-9813
phammock@bellsouth.net

Guests are always welcome.

Some of the beautiful plants at the show.

Some of our wonderful volunteers.
Thank you to Daisy Nodal for providing the pictures.

Please Note: Dues are due in January. $15.00 for Single and $20.00 for Family.
Dues for the Miami Branch and National ABS membership are $40.00 for single and $50.00 for a family. They include 11 monthly newsletters, 6 Begonian Magazines, access to seed fund, ABS book store, supplies, newly discovered species, new hybrids, board meetings and national conventions.
The local club also holds hands on workshops the Saturday following the meeting.
Make check out to Miami Begonia Society c/o Palm Hammock Orchid Estate, Inc. 9995 S.W. 66 St., Miami, Fl 33173

July 2006 News


AUGUST MEETING
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006
Beginning at 7:30 pm

Door Prize - Ralph Hernandez
Refreshments - Armando Nodal & Ralph Hernandez
Raffle Table

EXCHANGE TABLE: Bring a plant, and exchange it for another plant (begonia) which is brought by another member. We should have an Exchange Table at every meeting. Of course, that depends on member's propagating plants at home and individual participation.


Board Meeting

To be held 7:30 p.m. at Palm Hammock the Tuesday before the regular meeting. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Agenda for General Meeting
Aims and Purposes By President
To stimulate and promote interest in begonias and other shade-loving plants.
To encourage the introduction and development of new types of these plants.
To standardize the nomenclature of begonias.
To gather and publish information in regard to kinds, propagation, and culture of begonias and companion plants
To issue a bulletin that will be mailed to all members of the society.
To bring into friendly contact all who love and grow begonias.

September 26, 2006 Meeting

Ongoing Projects Update:

The B. Imperialis planted in a prior workshop, are coming along beautifully. We will be asking for volunteers when they are ready to be planted in the Rainforest at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. We will be coordinating the planting with Jason Lopez. All are welcome to participate.

Upcoming Events:


We Appreciate

Nancy Strickland and Sherrin Smith for their wonderful treats at our July meeting. Nancy for taking the time to bring everything over for her fixings on the plane from Tampa and Sherrin's wonderful deviled eggs and desserts were really appreciated.

Calendar of Events

August 22, 2006 - Meeting 7:30 p.m.
September 26, 2006 - Meeting 7:30 p.m.
October 24, 2006 - Auction
November 28, 2006 - Dinner and New Officers Installation

American Begonia Society Link - www.begonias.org






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