March 12, 2020

Update

The March 2020 meeting is canceled.
Reminder to members - if you haven't paid your 2020 membership dues, please mail a check to our treasurer. (Details.)

March 11, 2020

March Mini Show and Announcements

March 12 update: The March meeting is canceled. 

The next meeting of the National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society will be held on Saturday March 14, 2020, in Laurel, MD, just outside Washington DC.

Because we are holding a mini show - a judged, local (informal), gesneriad plant show - doors will open earlier than usual for setup and plant entries.

When: Saturday March 14, 2020
Time: Setup starts 9:00am, show entries 9:30-10:30, judging starts at 10:30, show/judging review from around 11:00 to noon.  The building doors are locked, so please arrive on time. 
Location: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 10755 Scaggsville Road, Laurel, MD 20723.

Here is page 1 of the newsletter, which has been emailed to members.
  

Announcements

If you have not paid your 2020 membership dues, please send it to the treasurer.  The membership email list will be updated soon.

In September 2020, we will be having a judged show and gesneriad sale:
National Capital Area Chapter of the Gesneriad Society
Show and Sale
Where: Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD
Show:  Saturday, September 12, 2020: 1-6 PM
Sunday, September 13, 2020: 9 AM-3 PM
Sale: Friday, September 11, 2020: 1-6 PM
Saturday, September 12, 2020:  9 AM – 6 PM
Sunday, September 13, 2020: 9 AM – 4 PM

And lastly, the 2019 issues of Petal Tones are available online here.

February 5, 2020

The February 2020 meeting of the National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society will take place at our usual location.

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020 
Location: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 10755 Scaggsville Road, Laurel, MD 20723.  
Time: Doors open at 10. The program begins at 10:30.  Please arrive on time to be let in through the locked doors.
Program: Propagation workshop. (Please bring cuttings, seeds, rhizomes, etc. to share)

The February issue of Petal Tones has been mailed to members.  Here's a look at the first page:



January 7, 2020

January 2020

The January 2020 meeting of the National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society will take place at our usual location.

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020 
Location: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 10755 Scaggsville Road, Laurel, MD 20723.  
Time: Doors open at 10. The program begins at 10:30.  Please arrive on time to be let in through the locked doors.
Program: Growing Show Plants

The January issue of Petal Tones has been mailed to members.  Here's a look at the first page:


December 11, 2019

December 2019 and into 2020

Our next meeting is a holiday party at a member's home on Saturday December 14.  Details have been emailed to members.

The 2020 first quarter meetings of The National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society will be:

Saturday January 11: Growing Show Plants webinar
Saturday February 8: Propagation
Saturday March 14: Mini Show - a local unofficial show of gesneriad plants, arrangements, and art. It will be competitively judged. The Show Schedule (categories for entries) has been distributed to members by email.



Here is the first page of the December issue of Petal Tones:


November 13, 2019

The November 2019 meeting of the National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society will take place on Saturday the 16th. 

Program continued from last month: Plant problem identification, including pests and cultural issues
(If you are bringing a plant with problems, please keep it in a sealed container.)

Location: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 10755 Scaggsville Road, Laurel, MD 20723.  
Doors open at 10. The program begins at 10:30.  Please arrive on time to be let in through the locked doors. 

The November issue of Petal Tones has been mailed to members.  Here's a look at the first page:


October 10, 2019

October 2019

The October 2019 meeting of the National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society will take place on Saturday the 12th. 

Program:  Plant problem identification, including pests and cultural issues
(If you are bringing a plant with problems, please keep it in a sealed container.)

Location: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 10755 Scaggsville Road, Laurel, MD 20723.  
Door open at 10. The program begins at 10:30.  Please arrive on time to be let in through the locked doors. 

The October issue of Petal Tones has been mailed to members.  Here's a look at the first page: