Mid-Carolina Daylily Society

Announcements
 January 19, 2014 Tim Herrington, Herrington Daylily Gardens

February 9, 2014 A Special Preview of the 2014 AHS Convention - Asheville NC by Janice Parker and Libby Gallion

March 9, 2014 Perennial Suggestions for Your Daylily Garden by Jim and Peggy Jeffcoat - Singing Oakes Garden

April 13, 2014 A Celebration of Daylilies and Hydrangeas by Scott Elliott of Scott Elliot Daylilies in Pembroke GA

May 18, 2014 Picnic and Auction at Tom and Linda Bruce's Garden

June 7, 2014 Daylily Show and Public Sale at Garden Club Council Building

September 14, 2014 Bill Patterson of Roses Unlimited in Laurens SC

October 12, 2014 Moving to the New Garden by Jan Joiner of Joiner Daylily Gardens in Pembroke GA Also, annual plant swap - no daylilies please.

November 9, 2014 Favorite Daylilies of 2014 - Power Point Presentation of Club Members Favorite Daylilies presented by Gene Crocker. Also - annual photo contest

December 7, 2014 Annual Christmas Party and Chinese Auction MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!


Meeting Schedule
Sun - Jan 19

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society Jan 19, 2014 at 2 pm

Tim Herrington of Herrington Daylily Gardens, Dublin GA

Sun - Feb 09

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society February 9, 2014 at 2 pm

A Special Preview of the 2014 AHS Concention in Asheville NC presented by Janice Parker and Libby Gallion

Sun - Mar 09

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society March 9, 2014 at 2 pm

Perennial Suggestions For Your Daylily Garden presented by Jim and Peggy Jeffcoat of Singing Oakes Garden

Sun - Apr 13

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society April 13, 2014 at 2 pm

A Celebration of Daylilies and Hydrangeas presented by Scott Elliott of Scott Elliott Daylilies in Pembroke GA

Sun - May 18

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society May 18, 2014 at 2 pm

Picnic and Auction at Tom and Linda Bruce's Garden in Lexington SC

Sat - Jun 07

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society June 7, 2014

Daylily Show and Public Sale at Garden Club Council Building

Sun - Sep 14

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society September 14, 2014 at 2 pm

Bill Patterson of Roses Unlimited will bring plants and give growing tips.

Sun - Oct 12

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society October 12, 2014 at 2 pm

Moving to the New Joiner Garden presented by Jan Joiner of Joiner Daylily Garden, plus annual plant swap

Sun - Nov 09

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society November 9, 2014 at 2 pm

Favorite Daylilies of 2014 - Power Point Presentation of Club Members Favorite Daylilies presented by Gene Crocker plus annual photo contest

Sun - Dec 07

 
Mid-Carolina Daylily Society December 7, 2014 at 2 pm

Annual Christmas Party and Chinese Auction - MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!!

Club Officers
Gene Crocker, President
Tom Bruce, Vice President
Cassie Craig, Secretary
Peggy Jeffcoat, Treasurer
, Chaplain
Jim Jeffcoat, webmaster
Membership
Membership dues are $10.00 per person per year
Meeting Information
MCDS meets the Third Sunday - January 19, 2014 at Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center lake house, 900 Clemson Rd., Columbia SC 29224 at 2:00 pm. MCDS meets on the Second Sunday at the Garden Club Council Building in Maxcy Gregg Park, 1605 Park St, Columbia SC on the following dates - February 9, March 9, April 13, September 14, October 12, November 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm.

Our annual picnic and auction will be on May 18, 2014 at Tom and Linda Bruce's Garden in Lexington SC.

June 7, 2014 will be our Daylilis Show and Public Sale at he Garden Club Council Building.

Our Christmas Party and Chinese Auction will be on December 7, 2014 at the Garden Club Council Building.

About the Club
Realizing the desire for a local daylily club in the midlands of South Carolina, Peggy and Jim Jeffcoat sent out written invitations to all know interested persons in the midlands of South Carolina, inviting them to a meeting on April 5, 1987. Twenty-five persons responded and gathered to discuss the possibility of organizing a local club at Clemson Sandhills Research and Education Center in northeast Columbia, SC. Peggy led the group, reporting that there had been a South Carolina Hemerocallis Society which was founded in 1953 and had been supported by the late Charlotte Holman, Loy Singletary and Laura Sims. That organization had not been active for a good many years. Peggy asked if the group would like to reorganize the old society or start a new club. The group was indeed interested in forming a club to promote daylilies and unanimously voted to organize a new new club choosing the name Mid-Carolina Daylily Society.

MCDS members assembled at The Lake House.

Featured Quote
There are many tired gardeners but Iíve seldom met old gardeners. I know many elderly gardeners but the majority are young at heart. Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized. The one absolute of gardeners is faith. Regardless of how bad past gardens have been, every gardener believes that next yearís will be better. It is easy to age when there is nothing to believe in, nothing to hope for; gardeners, however, simply refuse to grow up. Thomas Jefferson said once, "Though an old man, I am but a young gardener" --- Allan Armitage
Club Links
AHS Region 15 Website
American Hemerocallis Society
Daylily Rust Website
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