Tidewater Daylily Society

2020 TDS & ADS(AHS) Calendar


19~ TDS Meeting.  Norfolk Botanical Gardens ~ Camellia/Magnolia Rooms

    1pm ~  Presentation "Root Rot - What is it & What to Do" by Jen Reed

     2pm ~ Meeting, Daylily Festival Information & Announcements for 2020

     Drawing for 4 AHS Memberships.  Must be present to win.  Must have joined TDS since January 1, 2019.

     Order TDS T-shirts

24-26 ~ Virginia Flower & Garden Expo "Backyard Party", Virginia Beach Convention Center

    (www.vafgs.org)  Doc O'Hara, Chair


8 ~ TDS Meeting.  Norfolk Botanical Gardens ~ Rose Garden Hall

    1pm ~ Presentation  "Judging, Grooming, & Ribbons" by Diana Driver

    2pm ~ Meeting & Guest Speaker:  "The Wacky Explosion of Undefinable Daylily Color" by Daru Sharp (Garden Tracker for Daylilies)

   Order TDS T-Shirts

    Plant Swap


TBD ~ Plant Sale,  Fred Huette Center 38th Annual Herb Sale & Festival,  1000 Botetourt Gardens, Norfolk, VA 23507


25-27 ~ ADS (AHS) National Convention, Savannah, Georgia.  ahs2020national.com

31 ~ TDS Summer Picnic @ Stacy's   ***Cancelled***

     1pm ~ TBD
     2pm ~ Picnic/Meeting
     Plants for Gardens Distribution
     TDS T-Shirts delivered


 4 ~ Smithfield Dig   ***Cancelled***

5 ~ Virginia Beach Dig   ***Cancelled***

7 ~ TDS  Daylily Festival:  Flower Show & Plant Sale.  Norfolk Botanical Garden   ***Cancelled***

13 ~ Richmond Daylily Show.  Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Richmond, VA   ​***Cancelled***

19-21 ~ Region 3 Summer Meeting "Daylilies Under the Big Top", Mechanicsville, VA   ***Cancelled***

Member Open Gardens

Bill DuPaul ~ Cachalot Farm, Ware Neck, VA.   May, June & July

Call for appointment 804-815-6234

Kathi & Leroy Griffin ~ Wednesdays June 10 & 17, Saturdays June13 & 20.  9a-12n.

Call for more info.  757-223-9591

Linda & Bill Pinkham ~ Saturday, June 13th, 9am-4pm

Jennifer Reed ~ Call for appointment 757-705-0553

Deb Rhode's Garden ~ Hayes, VA (Gloucester Country).  May, June & July

Call for appointment 804-824-1156

Sterrett Garden ~ Welcome Visitors to our official American Hemerocallis Display Garden

Open June  26-27 & July 1-4.   9am-3pm.  Or by appointment. ​  Click on the button below for information regarding visits to Sterrett Gardens. 

Eileen Walsh​ ~ June, 11a-4p.  Call for appointment  757-630-1614


18 ~ Crepe Myrtle Festival at McDonald Garden Center, Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA  (757-464-5564)  TDS will not have plants available for sale at the Crepe Myrtle Festival.

***TDS  will be holding a plant sale on July 18th, 8am-2pm at 3612 Manchester Lane, Virginia Beach. 

36 Varieties will be available.  $5 for double fan***


13 ~ Fall Picnic, Meeting & PFG Auction, Linda & Bill Pinkham's Garden, Carrollton, VA

     2pm ~ Picnic/Meeting/Plants for Gardens Auction 

    Bring Plants for Gardens or contact Linda Pinkham for additional growth time

    Pay dues for 2021, Pay for November brunch at Hits at the Park Restaurant, Norfolk, VA


3 ~ Virginia Beach Master Gardener Fall Festival & Plant Sale.  10am to3pm  HRAREC, 1444 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach, VA.  (Rain Date October 10)   ​***Cancelled***

15 ~ Dues for 2021 are due.  Final deadline for Brunch signup.

17-18 ~ Lilyhemmer (Region 3 Fall Meeting), Camp Hill, PA (www.ahsregion3.org)  ​***Cancelled***


8 ~ 11am ~ Annual Brunch & Meeting, Hits at the Park Restaurant, Norfolk, VA

    Guest Speaker:  Rich Howard, CT Daylily Garden

15  ~ Board Meeting, 1pm, Home of Vernelle Curtis


TBD ~ 6pm ~ Gathering of Gardeners, Norfolk Botanical Garden ~ Rose Garden Hall