Activities

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 (Nothing planned for 2020) 

  • Annual Club Chit Chat (July): Fun evening at a member’s home garden. 

  • Club Daylily Hybridizing Workshop (July):  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 Luncheon and Business Meeting (November):  A luncheon followed by the election of the Board of Directors and planning for the coming year’s activities followed by a featured speaker. 

January Meeting

Meeting followed by member presentations of local and regional gardens

Location: Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Jan 18th, 2020  12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Region 2 Winter Symposium

Come take a break and get your "Late Winter" Daylily fix!

Location: Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport, Indianapolis, IN

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Agenda

Feb. 28th, 29th, March 1st, 2020

April Meeting

Meeting followed by presentation by Amanda Kurowski of Beyond the Blooms Gardens.
Visit her Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/beyondtheblooms/

Location: Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

April 4th,  2020 12:00 to 4:00 P.M.

May Dig

Weed & feed; clean-up of GBBG Daylily beds; dig for auction

Location: Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

May 5th, 2020 3:30 to 6:00 P.M. RAIN DATE: May 6th, 2020

May Auction

The B.A.D. Buds annual Daylily Auction
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.

Location: Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor Center

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

May 7th 6:00 P.M. until finished

Daylily Society National Convention

Check the convention Website for details

Location: Savannah, GA

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

May 25th-27th, 2020

July Chit Chat

Come and enjoy a leisurely stroll through a member's garden. Please bring chairs.

Location: Bob and Faith Petrick

July 23rd, 2020 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Hands on Daylily Hybridizer Workshop

Dream of creating your own special daylily? Come join Jim and Sharon for a hands on daylily hybridizing workshop. You will use their daylilies for the workshop. If your hybridizing efforts are successful, Jim & Sharon will deliver the seeds to you. Contact Jim or Sharon to confirm and for more details.

Location:  Jim & Sharon Prochaska's Foxwood Gardens

July 24th, 2020 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Annual Picnic

Come join fellow members for our annual picnic and enjoy the last blooms of the daylily season while strolling a member's garden. Bring a dish to pass and your own chairs.

Location:  Terry and Mary Vertz

Aug 1st, 2020 4:00 P.M. to ?

Dig for Annual Sale

Come help dig daylilies from the B.A.D. Buds Daylily Gardens for our 21st Annual Daylily Sale. Earn BAD Bucks to spend at the sale or a future purchasing opportunity.  

Location:  Green Bay Botanical Gardens Daylily Beds

Sept 9th, 2020 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM. RAIN DATE: Sept 10th, 

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

Annual Sale Bagging

Daylilies dug from the B.A.D. Buds Daylily Gardens and daylilies donated by club members will be bagged for our 21st Annual Daylily Sale. Come join in the fun and earn BAD Bucks to spend at the sale or a future purchasing opportunity.

Location:  Larry's Bellevue Gardens

Sept 11th, 2020 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

Annual Sale Setup

Come help fellow members set up for our 21st annual sale. Activities include tagging and arranging the daylilies for display. Earn BAD Bucks to spend at the sale or a future purchasing opportunity.

Location:  Larry's Bellevue Gardens

Sept 11th, 2020 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS

Annual Sale

Our 21st annual sale 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)

Location:  Larry's Bellevue Gardens

Sept 12th 2020 (Sat.) 9-4 Sept 13th 2020 ,(Sun) 11-3

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS. Join us next year.

Annual Luncheon and Business Meeting

Annual luncheon & social starting at 11:00 A.M. Business meeting starting at 12:30. Meeting will be 
followed by a presentation by David Robinson of Heavy Petal Daylilies at approximately 1:15 PM 

Location:  Green Bay Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center

Nov 14th, 2020 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

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