Capital Hudson Iris Society
(CHIS)
 
2018 Calendar

Sunday, January 28 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm.

Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061-3918, (518) 477-7476.
Speaker: Emily DeBolt, owner, Fiddlehead Creek Native Plant Nursery in Washington County will give a talk
entitled “Go Native: An Introduction to Gardening with Native Plants”.

 

Sunday, February 18 - Doldrums Potluck Party - 11:30 am
Hosted by Hudson-Adirondack Daylily Society.

Location: Albany County Cooperative Extension, Martin Road, in Voorheesville. 
Speaker: Bill Waldrop from Kennesaw Mountain Daylilies in Georgia (they grow irises and hostas, too!). 
Bring a dish to share, get there at 11:00 if you want to help set up.

 

Sunday, March 3 - Rensselaer Master Gardener's Spring Garden Day - 9:45 am to 3:30 pm

Location: Tamarac High School

Exploring Farm to Table Revolution - A variety of available classes, lunch, book and plant sale and auction. $30/person. Space Limited. To to http://ccerensselaer.org/events for info and registration form.

 

Sunday, March 18 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm
Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061-3918, (518) 477-7476.
Speaker: Karen Ursula Edmondson will speak on "Working with Native Plants, Designing with Nature.

 

Friday - Sunday, March 23- 25 Capital Disrict Flower and Garden Show

Location: Hudson Valley Community College

Drop by our table to say 'hello'!

 

Sunday, April 29 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm

Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061-3918 (518) 477-7476.

Topic: Container Gardening - A Guide to Beautiful and Bountiful Pots

 

Thursday, May 3 - Iris Digging Party at Euthemia's - 9:00 am to noon

Bring your Siberians to divide and pot up for our perennial sale on May 20.

 

Sunday, May 20 - Siberian Iris and Perennial Sale - 9:00 am - RAIN OR SHINE!
Main Square Shoppes Parking Lot, 318 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY.

 

Saturday, June 2 - Iris Show - Open to the Public at 2:00 pm

East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush NY 12061.

 

Sunday, June 10 - Bus Trip to Elizabeth Park Gardens

Click here for registration form which outlines details of trip - Due June 1st - first come, first served!

 

President: Linda Knipper

 

Vice President: Dan and Joanne Maier

 

Secretary: Virginia Dorwaldt

 

Treasurer: Don Salhoff

 

Newsletter Editor: Euthemia Matsoukas

 

Iris Show Chair: Kathryn Mohr

 

Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the month from September to April at the East Greenbush Community Library in East Greenbush, New York.

 

Recent editions of the CHIS monthly newsletter...

 

January/February 2018

February/March 2018

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

 

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017
May 2017
June 2017

July/August 2017

September 2017

October 2017

November/December 2017

 

 

There is no membership fee and anyone is welcome to attend our meetings.