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The Joan Coulat
Sacramento Branch
of the
American Begonia Society

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  Membership Dues Information
  • American Begonia Society Membership
    (1 or 2 people) Includes bimonthly full color The Begonian magazine from the American Begonia Society   $25.00

  • Branch Membership
    (National membership in ABS is required)   $7.00

  • Internet Membership
    (Newsletter via email)   $4.00

  • Additional Family Member
    (to hold office, National membership in ABS is required)   $2.00

  • Associate Membership
    (primary membership in another ANS Branch)   $7.00

Please make your check payable to Sacramento Begonia Society, in US dollars, and mail it with this form to:
Dennis Hollingsworth
9579 Castlebridge Ct.
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Meetings are held monthly on the Third Tuesday at 7:15 pm (except November because of Thanksgiving week, and February which is our society's member dinner) at the Shepard Garden and Art Center, (in McKinley Park), 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento, California 95816 at 7:15 PM.

Our meetings feature educational programs, seed plant and exchanges, demonstrations, new species presentations, as well as a raffle drawing. The group is thrilled to share begonias and begonia talk with anyone new to begonias.

Learn more about the Begonia Society of Sacramento history.

Visit Ross Bolwell's International Database of the Begoniaceae


Do you have extra time available and a wish to help us succeed and grow our organization? Volunteer to serve on one of our committees, or projects, or if you have special talents - let us know!

Contact us at and tell us how you would like to become involved, or call Joan Coulat at 916-283-5960. Please include your interest in volunteering and let us know about your volunteer skills, along with a daytime phone number and a preferred time to reach you, and/or to request further information.

Meetings are free, open to the public and include a guest speaker or panel program and a plant table at which many begonia varieties are available. You do not need to be a member to attend, so please come by and visit us!

Download our Begonia Culture Brochure for helpful information about growing and propagating begonias!

Usually held on the first weekend
after Labor Day Weekend, however, for 2015 will be held on the last weekend of August

Annual Sacramento Begonia
Show and Plant Sale
August 29, 2015
10am - 4pm
August 30, 2015
10am - 3pm
at the
Shepard Garden and Arts Center
3330 McKinley Boulevard
Sacramento California

Free Admission
Sponsored by the Joan Coulat - Sacramento Branch, American Begonia Society

Here are some pictures of our sale plants that members have been growing through the summer.



We expect to have over 1,000 plants for sale in the $5 to $10 range.

There will be specimen plants in larger pots for more.

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