2009 > Seminars
April 29, 2009
7 pm - Mary
Bucholtz & Charles Jaros – DeBary,
Florida & Jacksonville, Florida.
Numbers” – Mary and Charles have recently
been appointed “U” number co-directors.
Come see the wonderful new begonias that
have been issued “U” numbers by Mary and
Charles since they have been appointed.
Think you will be quite enthralled; and, we
hope to have some of these begonias at the
convention plant sales.
8 pm - Samuel
Kennedy – President of the Scottish Begonia
What an honor
it is to have the President of the Scottish
Begonia Society at our annual convention.
Conventioneers will be in for a real treat
from the delightful man and his charming
wife. Look for some highlights from
Scotland. Samuel told me he could
talk forever on this subject. This is sure
to be an unforgettable lecture.
April 30, 2009
7 p.m. - Ozzie
Johnson – Atlanta, Georgia
Begonia” – Ozzie is quite a world traveler
and has made several expeditions to
Asia. He as seen begonias in their
native habitat and has collected plants as
well. Come enjoy Ozzie’s travelogue on his
journey to Asia and of Begonias.
8 p.m. - Charles
& Leora Henthorne – Plano, Texas
– Charles & Leora are premier terrarium
growers. Lean how to grow there beautiful
specimens, win those blue ribbons and other
“family” secrets. Be sure to bring a note
May 3, 2009
9 a.m. - Dan
Heims, Terra Nova Nurseries – Tigard,
Dreaming” - A peek a the begonias featured
at trade shows (pack trials), there will
also be peeks at Ades & Gish as well at
Kartuz’s and a few surprises.
10 a.m. - Janet
Gagul – Papua New Guinea
Janet is a
botanist with the Biology Department at the
University in Papua New Guinea.
Remember this area of the world is where the
former symbegonias originated also B.
brevirimosa. You can imagine what fantastic
plants and sites we will see and hear about
from this exciting speaker. This is a once
in a lifetime chance to hear this speaker;
unless you want to travel to Papua New
11 a.m. – Lloyd
Traven, Peace Tree Farms – Kintersville,
Topic to be
Bucholtz & Charles Jaros,