Capital Hudson Iris Society
(CHIS)
 
2019 Calendar

Sunday, January 20 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

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

Speaker Robert Clyde Anderson will speak at our April meeting.

 

Sunday, February 17 - Annual Doldrums Party - Potluck Luncheon - 11:30 am

Held with the Upstate NY Hosta Society and the Hudson Adirondack Daylily Society

Speaker: Barbara Melera will speak on "The Victorians: How They Forever Changed the Garden".

 

Sunday, March 17 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm

Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY

Speaker: Karen Perkins, world-renowned epimedium expert will give a talk.

 

Sunday, April 14 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm

Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush NY

Speaker Robert Clyde Anderson will speak on "Garden Extroverts: Adding Drama to Your Designs with Big, Bold and Beautiful Plants". See the February 2019 newsletter for more details.

 

Saturday, June 1 - Annual Iris Show - Open to the Public from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY

Exhibitors should bring their irises at 10:00 am to allow time for staging.

Click here for a copy of the show schedule.

 

Wednesday, June 26 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Siberian Iris Potting Party

Location: 13 Hartwood Road, Delmar, NY.
Help divide and pot up Siberians for the August 3rd Iris Sale.

 

Wednesday, July 31 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Iris Rhizome Prep Party

Location: 13 Hartwood Road, Delmar, NY

Help prepare bearded iris rhizomes for the August 3rd Iris Sale.

 

Saturday, August 3 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Annual Iris Rhizome Sale

Location: Faddegon's Nursery, 1140 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY
Both Siberian and Bearded iris rhizomes will be for sale...at great prices!

https://www.faddegons.com/our_events/august-iris-society-sale/

 

 

 

 

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 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May-June 2019

July-August 2019

 

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