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 TGC Fern Society
Yahoo Chat Group
What is a Fern?
Mounting a Fern
Selaginela Fern Wall
Building a basket

Other Fern Societies
American Fern Society
Hardy Fern Foundation
Los Angeles International Fern Society (LAIFS)
Connecticut Botanical Society
San Diego Fern Society
British Pteridological Society
Tropical Plant & Exotic Plant Society

Retail Sources-Houston
Another Place in Time
Buchanan’s Native Plants
Conelius Nursery (TGCFS Partner)
Condon Gardens
Jerry's Jungle Gardens
Orchid Express & Leasing

Other Retail
Charles Alford Plants
Vero Beach, FL
Santa Rosa Tropicals
Santa Rose, CA

Internet Discussion
Treefern Discussion Group

Texas A&M Pteridophytes
University of Florida

Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens—Houston
Australian National Herbarium
Legacy Land Trust

Other Links of Interest
The Platycerium Site
Introducing Australian Ferns
Australian Rainforest Ferns
Ferns of the Canberra Region
Checklist of World Ferns
The New York Botanical Garden
Fern Propagation From Spores
Natural Perspective: Ferns
American Begonia Society - Astro Branch
Houston Orchid Society


WHEN: Sunday, Apr 13 at 2:00 P.M.   NOTE DIFFERENT DATE
(Usually the third Sunday of each month)
WHERE: Judson Robinson Jr. Community Center, 2020 Hermann Drive
Phone: 713-284-1994

SUBJECT: Tree Ferns
presented by Daniel Yansura
Daniel Yansura has been an avid fern collector for over 30 years.
During that time he was also a scientist at Genentech,
where he worked on some of the earliest biotech products.
Since retiring in 2011, he has used his molecular biology capabilities
to identify tree ferns using DNA.


March 28-30: Show at the George R. Brown Convention Center (Texas Home & Garden Show)

May 18: “Light Requirements for Ferns”presented by Takashi Hoshizaki
June 15: “Documenting Your Ferns Using Photography” presented by Malcolm McCorquodale
July 18: “Making Moss Balls” presented by Darla Harris and Cherie Lee
Aug 17: Summer Party location TBD
Sept 21: Annual Plant Exchange
Oct 19: Cycad Reproduction and More presented by Joan Hudson
Nov 16: Project
Dec 14: Holiday Party location TBD


Potting Soil Recipe

Special project: Mounting a Nephrolepis pendula.
Members received four types of ferns to grow out from Casa Flora: Brilliance Autumn Fern, Parsley Fern, Marsh Fern, Japaneese Beech Fern and Champion Wood Fern.

Past club project: Mounting a Bird's nest fern
Photo of Monty and Donna
Houston Flower Show Photos (2007)
Houston Flower Show (2006)