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Bay Area Daylily Buds Activities for 2017

Click HERE for the latest issue of the B.A.D. BUDS Newsletter
Past issues: April 2015, July 2015, August 2015


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

January 28, 2017
1:00 PM

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

Feb 24-26, 2017
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 14,  2017
6:00 P.M.
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Meeting followed by presentation by
Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms

May 9, 2017
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
 Weed & feed; clean-up of GBBG Daylily beds; dig for auction

May 11, 2017
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 20 2017
6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
 Chit Chat at Phil and Luella Korth
Bring Chairs

July 21, 2017
9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
 Jim & Sharon Prochaska's Foxwood Gardens
Hands on Daylily Hybridizer Workshop

July ?, 2017
 Bus trip to area ???
Registration form and trip information to be announced

Annual Picnic
Saturday August 5, 2017
Starting at 4:00 PM
Hosts: Al & Irene Hostak
Bring chairs & dish to pass

September 6, 2017
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

Green Bay Botanical Garden B.A.D. Buds Daylily beds
Dig for the 18th Annual Daylily Sale on Saturday, September 9, 2017
Rain Date: September 7, 2017

September 8, 2017
12 Noon to 6:00 PM.

Rose Hill Gardens
Receive and bag for 18th Annual Sale on Saturday September 9th, 2017 at
Green Bay Botanical Gardens

September 8, 2017
1:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Green Bay Botanical Gardens
Tag and setup for 18th Annual Sale on Saturday September 9th, 2017 at
Green Bay Botanical Gardens

September 9, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Green Bay Botanical Garden
The B.A.D. Buds 18th annual daylily sale
will feature over 150 cultivars
miniatures, small-flowered, large-flowered, doubles, spiders and unusual forms. 
Some are among the most popular in the upper midwest. 
For more information, contact
 JoAnn Jankowski at 920.660.3195 

November 11, 2017
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 Stuart Kendig 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 (July): Visitation to members’ home gardens.(Not scheulded in 2014 due to Region 2 Summer meeting) 
  Club Daylily Hybridizing Workshop (July):  A hand’s-on, in-the-garden introduction to the basics of hybridizing daylily cultivars. (Not scheulded in 2014 due to Region 2 Summer meeting)
  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):  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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