Austin Area Begonia Society
NEXT MEETING:
October 28, 2018 Meeting
Jim and Joan Estes' home
7620 South Hwy 183
Lockhart, TX 78644

SUNDAY, September 23, 2018
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746

AABS will host the 2019 Southwest Region Get-Together/ABS Board Meeting
     When: 
May 1-5, 2019
     Where: 
WYNDHAM GARDEN AUSTIN
                       3401 South IH–35
                       Austin, Texas 78741

SUNDAY, August 26, 2018
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
Planning the 2019 SWR Get-Together, hosted by AABS

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Trip to Fort Worth Botanic Garden Species Bank  CANCELLED

SUNDAY, June 24, 2018
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
Meeting topic:  Propagation
 
SATURDAY, April 21, 2018
Meet at the new begonia bed.
We will be planting the beds with the plants removed this winter and with plants purchased at the convention in New Orleans.
You will be able to purchase plants from New Orleans.
Wear work clothes and bring any tools you feel we may need.

March 25, 2018 Meeting
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
Meeting topic: Planning the Begonia Beds

BEGONIAS:  TRES BIEN   APRIL 2–8
The American Begonia Society/Southwest Region GetTogether will be held in the
     Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel, 901 Airline Drive, Kenner, Louisiana April 2-8.
     For Reservations call 504-469-5000 or 800-872-5914. Use Code ABS. For information go to
www.begonias.org <http://www.begonias.org>

February 25, 2018 Meeting
Auditorium, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
Program:  Brad Aldrich will inform members about plant nutrition.

January 28, 2018 Meeting
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746

November 26, 2017 Meeting
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746

October 22, 2017 Meeting
Jim and Joan Estes' home
7620 South Hwy 183
Lockhart, TX 78644

September 24, 2017 Meeting
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746

GARDENING FOR BEGINNERS -- THE ULTIMATE GUIDE
Check out this website with a wealth of information and useful tips for all types of gardening: 
http://www.the10thcircle.com/gardening-for-beginners/

August 27, 2017 Meeting
GREENE ROOM, Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746

July 23, 2017 Meeting
Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden,
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
Planting begonias in the Herb and Fragrance Garden that was created in 1975 for the blind
to touch and identify plants. The limestone beds are easily worked by standing upright.

Updated October 14, 2018
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AABS members gathered on July 23, 2017 to participate in planting in the newly-acquired area that had recently served as the Zilker Botanical Garden Conservancy Herb Garden.
Larger images and identifications of the begonias in the banner ribbon at the top of  the web pages can be found here.
B. microsperma
Lynn Sissney - 2013
Arlene Lantz
September 2017