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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
Buchanan’s Native Plants
Fern Plantation Nursery
Orchid Express & Leasing

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

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Fernet
Treefern Discussion Group

Universities
Texas A&M Pteridophytes
University of Florida

Arboretums/Museums
Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens—Houston
Australian National Herbarium

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
American Begonia Society - Astro Branch
Houston Orchid Society

 

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EVENTS FOR 2016


January Mounting Aglaomorpha coronans presented by Larry Rucker - hands on. $15 members (one per family) / $20 non member.

February Linda Gay - Easy to Grow Ferns

March From Spore to Staghorn Fern in Six Months

April Field Trip - Peckerwood Gardens 20571 Farm to Market 359, Hempstead, TX 77445

May Ferns of Mexico Systematics of Ferns of Mexico presented by Alejandra Vasco

June Fern Gametophyte Growth & Development by Joan Hudson

July TBD

August Fall Party at Larry Rucker

September Annual Plant Swap

October Cheilanthoid ferns by George Yatskievych, Ph.D.Botanist, Curator, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

November "Fern Holiday Ornaments" presented by Larry Rucker - hands on Cost TBD

December Holiday Party at Biruta Claunch's

 
PAST MEETINGS/EVENTS

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)