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Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales – Autumn Show 2019
April 6, 2019 at 8:00 am - April 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm AEST$4
The Bromeliad Society of Queensland (BSQ) invites you to their 2019 Autumn show – the Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales.
There will be thousands of plants for sale and free advice from growers.
Dates and times
Saturday 6th April at 8am to 4pm
Sunday 7th April at 9am to 1pm
Genesis Christian College, Sports Hall
Youngs Crossing Road
Bray Park QLD 4500
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Plenty of free parking available onsite.
$4 per person.
Free and express entry for BSQ members. Become a BSQ member.
For garden clubs/societies, discounts are available for large groups. Contact us for more information.
Things to do
There will be a variety of plants for sale from over twenty experienced growers including bromeliads, tropicals, indoor plants, orchids, hoyas, begonias, succulents and many more. From green thumbs to novice gardeners, you won’t leave empty handed. Kid-friendly.
Plants will be refreshed throughout the event. Cash and EFTPOS accepted.
Win some prizes and support local schools
We are proud to support local schools where proceeds of the Monster Raffle will be donated to the Pine Rivers Special School‘s horticultural program. There will be two massive prizes of tillandsias and bromeliads and two winners with prizes of a total combined value of $500 in plants.
Cost of tickets are:
- 1 ticket for $2
- 3 tickets for $5
- 7 tickets for $10
Tickets can be purchased at the show. Winners for the Monster Raffle will be drawn at 12 noon on Sunday 7th April 2019 and will be contacted after the drawing of the prizes. Thanks to the growers for donating the plant prizes.
Lucky Door Prize
Fill in your details at the show to go in the draw to win $100 worth of plants, it’s FREE to enter! The winner of the Lucky Door Prize will be drawn at 12 noon on Sunday 7th April 2019 and will be contacted after the drawing of the prize.
Win a $100 Show voucher
*Closed* If you are on Facebook or Instagram, you can win a $100 voucher to spend at the Show! Simply tell us what plants you are hoping to buy from the Show on the competition posts. The competition begins on Saturday 9 March 2019 and closes on Sunday 31 March 2019.
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Admire the display and competition plants
See these plants at their best at the displays. See who the winners are in the competition plants, awards will be presented at 11am on Saturday 6 April.
Become a member and learn about bromeliads
Join us! Become a Bromeliad Society of Queensland member and you’ll receive a Welcome Pack that includes:
- $10 voucher
- 50th Anniversary Bromeliaceae magazine
- A choice of one of the Society’s most popular books:
- Tillandsia My Way by Bob Hudson or
- Bromeliad Cultivation Notes by Lynne Hudson
Membership for 2019 is only $30 for single or $35 for family.
Growers and Society volunteers will be at the event to help you choose the right plants for your garden and answer all your questions. Come and say hello, we love talking about broms! There will also be books available for purchase.
Bromeliad Basics information session
Are you a beginner with bromeliads? Learn the basics with the Bromeliad Basics information session. These information session will be held on the Saturday and Sunday at 11.30 pm – 12 noon.Expert growers will show you how to pot bromeliads, what potting mixes to use and separating pups. They will also be answering any questions you may have.
Take a break
After filling a box or two full of plants, take a break. There will be plant minding facilities and refreshments will be available.
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