PA­TRI­CIA WAL­TERS

IKEBANA US­ING BROMELIAD BLOOMS

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - GARDENING -

The Bromeliad So­ci­ety of Aus­tralia will hold their next meet­ing at Ge­orge Bell Pavil­ion, Cas­tle Hill Show­ground on Satur­day, 14 Septem­ber with plant sales com­menc­ing at 11am fol­lowed by the meet­ing at 12noon.Ac­cess is via the Show­ground en­trance off Show­ground Road into Do­ran Drive, Cas­tle Hill, with plenty of park­ing on site.

Guest speaker - Pa­tri­cia Wal­ters, Pres­i­dent, Ikebana In­ter­na­tional, Syd­ney Chap­ter will pro­vide an over­view on Ikebana - the Ja­panese art of flo­ral ar­range­ment with its his­tory dat­ing back to the 14th cen­tury and the phi­los­o­phy and va­ri­ety of tech­niques and styles.

Pa­tri­cia will demon­strate Ikebana us­ing bromeliad blooms sup­plied by mem­bers of the Bromeliad So­ci­ety of Aus­tralia. Vis­tors are most wel­come to come along to the pre­sen­ta­tion and learn about the art of Ikebana from our guest speaker.

BSA Meet­ings in­clude 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 0408202269, email:ian­[email protected] big­pond.com web­site: www.bromeliad.org.au

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