Yes, something new and it is all about bromeliads – our favourite plants.
The Cairns Bromeliad Society is staging a bromeliad learning weekend for both beginners and advanced growers.
Have you always wanted to learn about growing and looking after Bromeliads?
Would you like to meet others like you who are infatuated and addicted to this family of amazing and beautiful plants?
Bloomin Broms—June 2009 is about providing an opportunity for people to observe practical demonstrations and learn about how to grow and care for these beautiful plants.
An opportunity to hear from and ask questions of experienced growers and experts.
Guest Speakers will present seminars on Saturday and give practical demonstrations on Sunday.
John & Genny Catlan of Jacobs Well, Queensland Gold Coast
Peter Tristram of Repton, northern New South Wales
The programme will be posted on this site when finalised, but here is what we plan:
Saturday 6 June 8:00am Welcome 8:30am – 5:00pm Seminars (includes plant sales for Registrants)
Sunday 7 June 8:00am – 3:00pm Plant Sales
8:00am – 9:00am Registrants priority access only
9:00am – 3:00pm Open to the general Public $2.00
10:30am – Special Plant Auction
During Sunday there will be Information workshops and practical demonstrations about Bromeliads.
A chance to ask questions and talk to the Plant Doctor.
The general public are welcome to be part of this exciting event.
Numbers are limited therefore prior registration for Saturday is required.
$25.00 Early-Bird before Friday 8 May, 2009.
$30.00 per person from 8th May to 5th June 2009
$40.00 at the door.
Registration entitles participants to
Seminars Saturday 6 June including lunch & afternoon tea and
Priority access to purchase top quality Bromeliads on Saturday 6 June & on Sunday 7 June between 8:00am – 9:00am.
Sunday 9:00am – 3:00pm Open to the general Public $2.00 entry per person for plants sales & questions
Payment can be made by cheque, Money Order, Visa/Master Card or Direct Debit.
For those who want to pay by direct debit: BSB 034-664 20-4263 Westpac, Cairns Central.
“Cairns Bromeliad Society Inc. Conference Account”.
Optional Additional Costs:
Dinner at Charlie’s Seafood Restaurant on Saturday night.
Bus Trip to Whyanbeel on Monday 8 June 8:00am – 4:00pm. Cost to be advised.
Cairns Bromeliad Society postal Address:
PO Box 28