September, 2016

September, 2016

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When:  Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00p.m. 
Where:  Mounts Auditorium
Refreshments:  Sandy Sklar, Donnie Brown, Ed Whalen, Susan Roberts
Badge Plant:     Ed Whalen
Raffle Table:    Susan Roberts & Gwen Brown
Program:  - Strawberry Pot Workshop
                    

President’s Message

I have had a really busy summer, the last note that I was able to write for everyone, My Begonias we happy, full, flush and vibrant. As I reside east of I-95 in the north county, my plants have suffered through excessive heat, drought like conditions and have writhered away. I have since moved west to PGA (west of I-95) and now the remaining plants are drowning. Cannot seem to get the conditions just right...So we will plant a new batch. Septembers meeting will be a workshop.

We will have one of the famous Begonia Societies Strawberry Pot Parties! All you have to do is come to the meeting, bring a strawberry pot or other container and we will mix up some soil, divide up some plants and everyone should go home with a growing begonia garden!

I am writing from Chattanooga Tennessee taking care of parents, floating down the Hiawassee river. All of grandma's neighbors expect begonia plants when I come up now, but we'll have enough left for the potting party on the 12th and perhaps the West Palm Beach Library program on the 13th.

Due to family events, I will not be attending the ABS convention in Ca. next week, however Frances Dresher and Johanna Kitson will be there to represent the Palm Beach Branch. I have sent in our annual report and Frances can present it to the ABS Board. Hope to attend next year.

See everyone at the meeting.


Patrick Dempsey
President, 2016


September Program

Strawberry Pot Workshop

We will plant a growing Begonia Garden PLEASE BRING: A Strawberry Pot Begonia Society of the Palm Beaches will provide: Begonias -- Soil --- Fertilizer Bring a Pot or Container

The Plant Exchange Table will be up

Please bring a plant for Exchange, this is how you can add to your collection and acquire plants that you might be looking for! BRING CUTTINGS for give-a-way

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