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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 2017:


Conservatory of FlowersSeptember 21: Photosynthesis A visit to the Conservatory of Flowers 6:30 to 8 pm

We will meet at the SF Conservatory of Flowers. It’s a year since we’ve visited and it is always great to have a short meeting to look at the plants. The Butterflies and Blooms Exhibit has been extended and who doesn’t like Butterflies and Blooms.
Did we mention the LIght Show. Take a nostalgic trip with the Summer of Love Light Show that starts at dusk and repeats on the half hour so we can watch it twice.
Time: We show arrive between 6:30 and 7pm though stragglers can tap gently on the door and I or Carl will let you in. This is a chance to bring a friend and get them hooked on broms because the East Wing is full of them.
Notes: There will be announcements at 7pm.
Show and Tell is the Conservatory with Mario Vega.
Bring beverages for yourselves and we will have a a few snacks. We won’t have our cups or plates so bring what you need. We will wind up around 8 o’clock.

October 19: Thom Vincze at the 2016 World Bromeliad Conference in Houston. A prelude to the 2018 WBC in San Diego.

November 16: Bruce Holst, Botanist at The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida.

December 21: Holiday Potluck











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

January 19
2017 Pacific Orchid Expo, San Francisco Orchid Society.
February 24-26,

March 23, April 20,
May 18, June 15,
July 16, Annual Tour
August 17, September 21,
October 19, November 16,
December 21, Holiday Potluck

San Francisco Botanical Garden
May 5, Members Only Sale 5-8pm
May 6, Public Sale 10am-2pm,

2017 BSSF Annual SALE with SF Succulent and Cactus Society, June 10 & 11, Saturday & Sunday


Annual BSSF Garden Tour July 16, 2017