The Bromeliad Society of Australia will hold their next meeting at the Federation Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground on Saturday, 13 October with plant sales commencing at 11am prior to the meeting.

Access is via the new Showground entrance off Showground Road into Doran Drive, Castle Hill with plenty of parking on site.

Guest Speaker will be Sonja Cameron from the multi awardwinning nursery Planter Patch, Arcadia. This nursery strives to make improvements throughout the business to reduce the impact on the environment. They see the environmental responsibilities extend far beyond their own backyard and they educate their customers and suppliers about the benefits of being environmentally responsible.

Planters Patch is a specialist Online Mail Order nursery with extensive experience in growing perennials including new releases alongside old favourites and collectables. Their perennials are grown outdoors in 100mm pots enabling them to be acclimatised ensuring that they ready to plant in your garden.

Planter Patch pride themselves on their selection and are always looking for new and exciting plants to add to their online nursery that’s suitable for the home gardener and collector to enjoy.

Sonja will bring a selection for purchases on the day at discounted prices for our garden club and guest.

BSA meetings include interesting guest speakers, plant sales, club news, raffles and competitions as well as providing an opportunity to meet with like-minded people in a friendly and inviting environment. Contact Ian Hook – mobile 0408 202 269, email: [email protected]. Website: