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Bay Area Daylily Buds Activities for 2020

Click HERE for the latest issue of the B.A.D. BUDS Newsletter
Past issues: Jan 2019, April 2019, May 2019

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

Jan 18th,
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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

Feb. 28th, 29th, March 1st, 2020
Region 2 Winter Symposium

 Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport, Indianapolis, IN
Come take a break and get your "Late Winter" Daylily fix!
Registration Form


April 4th,  2020
12:00 to 4:00 P.M.
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Meeting followed by presentation by Amanda Kurowski
of Beyond the Blooms Gardens.
Visit her Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/beyondtheblooms/


May 5th, 2020
3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
 Weed & feed; clean-up of GBBG Daylily beds; dig for auction
RAIN DATE: May 6th


May 7th, 2020
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

May 25th-27th, 2020
 Daylily Society National Convention in Savannah, GA
Check the convention Website for details

July 23rd, 2020
6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
 Chit Chat at Bob and Faith Petrick
Bring Chairs

July 24th, 2020
9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
 Jim & Sharon Prochaska's Foxwood Gardens
Hands on Daylily Hybridizer Workshop
Contact Jim or Sharon for details

Aug 1st, 2020
Annual Picnic
Starting at 4:30 PM
Host: Terry and Mary Vertz
Bring chairs & dish to pass

Sept 9th, 2020
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

Green Bay Botanical Gardens Daylily Beds
Dig for the 21st Annual Daylily Sale on Sept 13th-14th, 2020
Rain Date Sept 10th

Sept 11th, 2020
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Bag for the 21st Annual Daylily Sale - Larry's Bellevue Gardens

Sept 11th, 2020
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Setup for the 21st Annual Daylily Sale at Larry's Bellevue Gardens
Tag at Larry's Bellevue Gardens

Sept 12th-13th, 2020 Sat. 9-4. Sun. 11-3
The B.A.D. Buds 21st annual daylily sale at Larry's Bellevue Gardens, Green Bay
will feature numerous cultivars
miniatures, small-flowered, large-flowered, doubles, spiders and unusual forms. 
Some are among the most popular in the upper midwest. 
(Larry's will be closed for the season and has graciously offered to host our annual sale)

Nov 14th, 2020
11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M..
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Annual luncheon & social starting at 11:00 A.M. Business meeting starting at 12:30
followed by presentation  by David Robinson of Heavy Petal Daylilies
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. 
  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 (TBD for 2020) 
  Annual Club Chit Chat (July): Fun evening at a member’s home garden. 
  Club Daylily Hybridizing Workshop (July) (TBD for 2020):  A hand’s-on, in-the-garden introduction to the basics of hybridizing daylily cultivars.
  Annual Club Garden Picnic (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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