May
4
7:00 pm19:00

ADS University: Daylilies 101

  • Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Gardens

May 2017 club meeting

Past club president, Suzanne Adair, will present an informative overview of "all things daylily" - perfect for new growers just getting started as well as seasoned growers looking to learn something new.

New members always welcome!

For more information on club membership, please click here.

May
25
May 27

AHS Region 6: Regional Meeting

  • Wingate Inn and Suites

Seventh Heaven

The Austin Daylily Society is honored to host the 2017 AHS Region 6 Meeting and Garden Tours, May 25 - 27, 2017 in beautiful Austin, TX

There are two days of garden tours planned, including a visit to the Zilker Botanical Garden, and many more fun activities.

For more information on the event, hotel specials, and to download the registration form, please click here.

Aug
3
7:00 pm19:00

Soil Amendments

  • Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Gardens

August 2017 club meeting

Past club president, Velia Sanchez Ruiz, will present a program on soil amendments with a focus on organic gardening.

New members always welcome!

For more information on club membership, please click here.


Apr
6
7:00 pm19:00

Daylily Hybridizing Tips

  • Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Gardens

April 2017 club meeting

Club member, Bruce Threatte, will share his tips on how to cross-pollinate daylilies so you can start your own hybridizing program in your garden.

New members always welcome!

For more information on club membership, please click here.

Mar
25
Mar 26

Austin Daylily Society at Zilker Garden Fest

  • Zilker Botanical Garden

The Austin Daylily Society is excited to return to the 2017 Zilker Garden Festival

Celebrate the 60th Annual Zilker Garden Festival at Zilker Botanical Garden – a one-stop, garden shopping destination when spring arrives in Austin and Central Texas. The Austin club will have plants for sale and an informational booth! Drop by to say hello, pick up some new daylilies, and consider joining the club. See you there!

For more information on the Festival, please visit: http://www.zilkergarden.org/ZGF/

Mar
2
7:00 pm19:00

"From the Lily Farm" with Mark Carpenter

  • Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Gardens

March 2017 club meeting

Our March meeting will feature Mark Carpenter, hybridizer and owner of The Lily Farm, who will bring plants to auction. Ladies and gentlemen mark your calendars! This is going to be a great night.

New members always welcome!

For more information on club membership, please click here.

Feb
2
7:00 pm19:00

Beauty with Bulbs

  • Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Gardens

February 2017 club meeting

Our first meeting in 2017 will be February 2, 2017. We'll have a presentation on bulbs delivered by Sue King, VP for Education of Travis County Master Gardener Association. I am really looking forward that still in time to plans something new. 

New members always welcome!

Fore more information on club membership, please click here.


Meeting minutes

Austin Daylily Society Meeting Feb 2 2017

The Society will have an Open Garden Day the Sunday after the Region Show. Get information about your garden to Jeff if you plan to have your garden open for this.

A motion was made by Skot O’Mahony and seconded that the Society grant honorary memberships to Art Petley and to Alys Honey. This Motion was passed.  A copy of the Membership Roster and the Daylily Newsletter will be given to them. A Motion was made to Pay for Carolyn Mersiovsky’s National Membership. This also passed.

ZilkerFest is March 25/26. We will have a club booth. And we will also be manning the Holding Booth on Sunday. Festival will be open till 7pm on Sat. The club will be purchasing daylilies to sell at the festival.

Janice Heiskell will be in charge of the boutique at the Region Show (May 28). She will also get letterhead designed.

It was suggested the members look for artisans that maybe interested in selling at the show for a percentage fee.

Beth Collier will be in charge of registration. She will be putting together booklets and goody bags.