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Day: 3rd Thursday of the Month unless otherwise noted in the Programs.You can also check our Facebook page.

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 2019:

Birdrock DIsplaya


March 21: Dennis Cathcart, A Life's Journey with Exotic Flora and Fauna
For many years herpetology was my avocation, and in pursuit of this interest I spent many happy days on field trips to the Caribbean and Latin America. It was here that I became acquainted with exotic plants, sparking a new interest that has spanned over 40 years both as a collector and grower.

Linda and I own and operate Tropiflora, established in 1976. Our work with exotic plants, collecting, studying, photographing, writing and speaking about them has taken us to many countries around the world. Exploring for new plant varieties is still one of our favorite activities, and we have made over 100 collecting trips to more than twenty seven countries from the Caribbean and Latin American to South East Asia, Africa and Madagascar.

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April 18: TBA

May 16: TBA

June 20: TBA

July 18: Annual Garden Tour, East Bay

August 15:TBA

September 19: TBA

October 17: TBA

November 21:TBA

December 19: Holiday Potluck



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

2019 schedule
January 17,
February 14,
March 21, April 18,
May 16, June 20, July 18,
August 15, September 19,
October 17, November 21,
December 19, 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 2019 East Bay
Date to be announced
Garden tour