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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.

Jan 26th, 2019
12:00 PM

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

March 1st-3rd, 2019
Region 2 Winter Symposium

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

April 13th,  2019
12:00 to 4:00 P.M.
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Meeting followed by presentation by Rob Zimmer
"Places to visit in WI"
Rob Zimmer Facebook

May 7th, 2019
3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
 Weed & feed; clean-up of GBBG Daylily beds; dig for auction
RAIN DATE: May 8th

May 9th, 2019
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

June 12th-15th, 2019
 American Hosta Society National Convention
sponsered by the Green and Gold Hosta Society of Northeastern WI
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Green Bay, WI

July 10th-13th, 2019
 Daylily Society National Convention in Madison, WI
Check the convention Website for details

July 18th, 2019
6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
 Chit Chat at Linda Servia
Bring Chairs

Aug 3rd or 4th, 2019
Annual Picnic
Starting at 4:00 PM
Host: Katy Coppock
Bring chairs & dish to pass

Sept 3rd, 2019
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

Green Bay, LeRoy Sroda's house
Dig for the 20th Annual Daylily Sale on Sept 7th-8th, 2019

Sept 4th, 2019
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

Green Bay Botanical Gardens Daylily Beds
Dig for the 20th Annual Daylily Sale on Sept 7th-8th, 2019

Sept 6th, 2019
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Bag for the 20th Annual Daylily Sale - location to be determined

Sept 6th, 2019
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Setup for the 20th Annual Daylily Sale at Larry's Bellevue Gardens
Tag location to be determined

Sept 7th-8th, 2019 Sat. 9-4. Sun. 11-3
The B.A.D. Buds 20th annual daylily sale at Larry's Belleville 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 9th, 2019
11:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M..
 Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center
Annual luncheon & social starting at 11:00 A.M. Business meeting starting at 12:30 P.M.
followed by presentation  by Chad Bush 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 2019) 
  Annual Club Chit Chat (July): Fun evening at a member’s home garden. 
  Club Daylily Hybridizing Workshop (July) (TBD for 2019):  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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