March 2016

Sharon Rosensweig presented "Begonias in All Their Diversity"  Sharon is President of the Buxton Branch of the American Begonia Society, meeting the first Saturday of the month at The Goodnow Library in Sudbury.  Sharon, a two time Libby Stevenson Award winner for Best Specimen Plant Grown Under Lights at the Boston Flower Show, brought a variety of her begonias to view.  

 

Sharon spoke about the large variety of begonias and the various ways to propagate the plant.  In addition, she gave her tips on caring for begonias; watering, fertilization, pruning, potting, light and shade, and temperature and humidity.

 

Head Hostess Emily Lebo and her team provided a St Patricks themed luncheon with beautiful buffet floral arrangement by Marie Blanchard and table arrangements by Linda Della Croce.  Thank you to everyone who brought in houseplants for our horticultural exhibit.

 

 

Resource Web Sites

www.buxtonbegonia.org

 

www.bradsbegoniaworld.com

 

www.awaytogarden.com

 

www.begonias.org

 

www.finegardening.com