WHEN:  Saturday, September 17, noon to 6 and Sunday,  September 18, 9 to 5 in Beltsville

WHAT: Gesneriad Society Show and Plant Sale

COST:  FREE

The National Capital Area Chapter of the Gesneriad Society’s judged show “Gesneriads on Broadway” and plant sale will be held at Behnkes this weekend. Hundreds of plants will be displayed and for sale, including African violets, gloxinias, streptocarpus, gesneriads and many more exotic and easy-to-grow houseplants.  For more information, visit the Gesneriad Society.

Special Free Lectures:

Saturday 1:30:  “Basic Potting Mixes”
Saturday at 3:30: “Streptocarpus”
Sunday at 1:30: “What is a Gesneriad”
Sunday at 2:30: “Propagating Gesneriads”
Sunday at 3:30: “Dish Gardens”

Special Puppy Demonstrations and Hero-Dog Information!
Saturday from 9:30 to 3, Puppies and information provided by Hero Dogs, providing service dogs for America’s veterans.

Photo credits, from left:  African violet, gloxinia, and streptocarpus.

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