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Click HERE for the latest issue of the B.A.D. BUDS Newsletter
Past issues: May 2017, Sept 2017, Nov 2017


Everyone is welcome to attend B.A.D. Buds’activities.  No admission fee is charged.

January 27, 2018
1:00 PM

 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Meeting followed by presentations by members
local and regional gardens

Feb 23-25, 2018
Region 2 Wisconsin Winter Symposium

 Embassy Suites by Hilton, Indianapolis, IN
Come take a break and get your "Late Winter" Daylily fix!
Registration Form

April 13,  2018
6:00 P.M.
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Meeting followed by presentations by
Chad Bush Colorful Chaos Daylilies
and Rob Zimmer Rob Zimmer Facebook

May 8, 2018
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
 Weed & feed; clean-up of GBBG Daylily beds; dig for auction

May 10, 2018
6:00 PM
The B.A.D. Buds annual Daylily Auction
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor Center

Brief meeting followed by annual auction and adopt-a-daylily program drawing
A great opportunity to purchase daylilies at nearly 50% off the asking price

July 5th-8th, 2018
 Bus trip to Northern Mecca in Ohio
Reserve your spot, see Itinerary for details

July 17 2018
6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
 Chit Chat at Greg & Sheila Ronk
Bring Chairs

Annual Picnic
Saturday Aug 4th
Starting at 4:00 PM
Host: Pat Gwidt
Bring chairs & dish to pass

September 5, 2018
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

Green Bay Botanical Garden B.A.D. Buds Daylily beds
Dig for the 19th Annual Daylily Sale on Saturday, September 8, 2018
Rain Date: September 6, 2018

The B.A.D. Buds 19th annual daylily sale at ZZQ's Restaurant on Sept 8th, 2018
will feature numerous cultivars
miniatures, small-flowered, large-flowered, doubles, spiders and unusual forms. 
Some are among the most popular in the upper midwest. 

November 3, 2018
11:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M..
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Annual luncheon (11:00) and business meeting (12:30) followed by presentation
 by Rick Howard at approximately 1:15 PM 


Bad Bud Activities in a 'nutshell'.

  Member winter slide program (January/February meeting):  Club members present slides of their gardens or ones that they have visited.
  Speaker programs (March/April and November meetings and sometimes the February meeting):  Hybridizers, growers, gardeners, travelers, and specialists. 
  Ask the Experts Round Table (March/April):  Members pose questions about the growing the hybridizing of daylilies to a regional hybridizer plus one or two club members who are also experienced daylily growers and hybridizers.  
  Annual Club Plant Auction (May Meeting):  Come early and look over the many possibilities.  Opportunities to obtain daylilies at nearly 50% off.
  Annual Club Adopt-a-Daylily Program (May Meeting):  New cultivars are purchased by the club yearly and raffled to members.  These plants are grown in member gardens for two to three years and then divided.  The club member keeps a double fan and the excess is either sold at the annual auction or planted in the Green Bay Botanical Garden/B. A. D. Buds display beds.
  Annual Club Garden Walk/Bus Trip (July): Visitation to members’ or regional gardens 
  Annual Club Chit Chat (July): Fun evening at a member’s home garden. 
  Club Daylily Hybridizing Workshop (July) (on hold for 2018):  A hand’s-on, in-the-garden introduction to the basics of hybridizing daylily cultivars.
  Annual Club Garden Party (August):  Members visit gardens of and enjoy a potluck picnic hosted by a club member.
  Annual Club Daylily Plant Sale (September) (TBD for 2018):  Hundreds of cultivars from members' gardens and GBBG/B.A.D. Buds display beds.
 Club Annual Banquet and Business Meeting (November):  A banquet followed by the election of the Board of Directors and planning for the coming year’s activities followed by a featured speaker. 




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