After two long years without plant sales, we have two big events planned – both with fabulous plant sales! The ABS 2022 Convention in Atlanta GA., and the Southwest Region Get-Together 2022 in Fort Worth, TX are currently scheduled and moving full speed ahead. Find the dates and details on pages 5 & 6 so you can mark your calendar. While you’re waiting for those events, take a look at these articles:

  • More fabulous plants just joined the ranks at the Ft. Worth Botanic Garden’s Begonia Check out page 7 to read about this generous donation and how it came about.
  • Cane-type begonias can WOW with their plentiful pendants of flowers. Then, those blooming umbels turn into most interesting seed pods. On the cover (left), are the seed pods of Begonia ‘Jumbo Jet’. For more on seed pods go to page 20.
  • A look at three very different begonias from one set of parents are featured on page 29. See what you think about who looks like who.