Lo­cal and In­ter­state Grow­ers to Ex­hibit at Bromeliard So­ci­ety of Aus­tralia's Au­tumn Show

Galston, Glenorie and Hills Rural News - - News -

Ex­quis­ite and rare bromeli­ads from lo­cal, in­ter­state grow­ers and col­lec­tors will be on dis­play and for sale to the public dur­ing the Bromeliad So­ci­ety of Aus­tralia's Au­tumn Show in May. This in­cludes a Victorian Til­land­sia ex­pert and a grower from Queens­land with specif­i­cally flow­er­ing plants. Won­der­ful as gifts for Mother's Day!

The Au­tumn Show will be held at the Har­vey Lowe Pav­il­ion, Cas­tle Hill Show­ground on Satur­day, 7 May be­tween 10-5pm and Sun­day, 8 May be­tween 10-3pm.

"This show is not to be missed if you're a bromeliad en­thu­si­ast or look­ing for plants that are colour­ful, drought tol­er­ant and very low main­te­nance, not to men­tion their won­der­ful flower spikes" said Ian Hook, Pres­i­dent, BSA.

"There will be a huge bromeliad dis­play, over 30 plant sale ta­bles that are con­tin­u­ally re­stocked, com­pe­ti­tions, books, pots, in­for­ma­tion and free ad­vice avail­able by ex­pe­ri­enced grow­ers" he said. "There is plenty of park­ing on site and ad­mis­sion is free to the show" said Ian Hook.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call Ian Hook on mo­bile 0408 202 269, email: ian­hook1@bigpond.com or check out the web­site http://www.bromeliad.org.au

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