2018 daylily expo
Join Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society members as they display their lovely daylily blossoms and share their knowledge of the many varieties of daylilies.
A daylily dividing clinic will be held, samples of daylily salad and soup will be featured, and visitors may vote for their favorite blossom.
Members will walk guests through the TBG's National Daylily Display Garden.
There will be a raffle to give away donated daylilies ready for planting in your own backyard!
Free admission and free parking.
For additional information call BSHDS President Charlene Patz at 419-874-8964.
Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society member, Phil Hollenbaugh, is a Master Gardener who has created a lovely oasis of hostas at Simpson Park Garden in Bowling Green, OH. The local BG paper did an article on Phil this week. You can click on the link below to read the article.
Black Swamp member Phil Hollenbaugh is this year's recipient of the "Spirit of the Foundation Award" from the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Foundation for his volunteer work at the Simpson Gardens Hosta Glen. It is awarded to an individual who goes above and beyond their mission.
If you have been to Simpson Gardens in Bowling Green you will know that Phil is truly deserving of this award.
We salute you Phil!
This article from the University of Minnesota Extension Service offers tips on where to plant hostas and how to care for them. It was written by Rhonda Fleming Hayes and David C. Zlesak.
Rhonda became certified as an Extension Master Gardener in 2000 but has been gardening in some form or fashion since she was a child . She is a member of the Garden Writers Association, The Herb Society of America, The Xerces Society and the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. She is a trustee of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
David is an assistant professor of horticulture at the University of Wisconsin River Falls and does research in plant adaptations.
Black Swamp Vice President Charlie Harper, along with his wife Carol, traveled for work in the past and lived in several different countries. A wonderful lady he knows, Charlotte Chamitoff, does a web page where she, among other things, features a person's garden each week during the winter months. The Harpers feel fortunate to have their 'garden' in Saudi Arabia presented.
Please click on the link below and then on the dark green thumbnail that says "Charlie & Carol Harper- Garden of the Week" which will take you to photos of the many gardens Charlotte featured. The Harper's garden is the final one. Click on the photo and take the tour. We are certain you will enjoy the adventure.
If you're like most gardening enthusiasts, you may wish to "visit" the other gardens Charlotte featured, too.