The Connecticut Daylily Society (CDS) is a non-profit group of perennial enthusiasts who meet several times a year to discuss our favorite flower– the daylily! We are affiliated with the American Hemerocallis Society, a national organization we urge all daylily enthusiasts to join. Most of our meetings are held at the Avon Senior Center (see directions page), and are free of charge and open to the public.
We feature guest speakers from all over the country who speak on daylily-related topics. Programs may include Power Point
presentations of the latest introductions, or other garden issues, such as pests or fertilization techniques. Generally, our meetings begin at noon with a potluck buffet, and our guest speaker takes the stage at 1 pm. We often have a daylily auction following the program, so bring your checkbook in case you see something you simply must have. Additionally, we award plenty of fabulous daylily door prizes at each meeting, so stop by and see if you’re a lucky winner!
Daylilies are wonderful perennials! Here in CT We have varieties that can start blooming in late May. Others will start in August. Heights can range from ten inches to over six feet! Flower size can vary from an inch or two up to a foot or more. They are so diverse in their attributes, so easy to care for, and so incredibly beautiful, no garden should be without them.
Meetings are free and open to the public. A potluck dish or dessert is encouraged. Come join us for a meeting to learn more– and hear some great speakers!
2015 CDS Club Officers
President Russ Allen
Vice President and Program Chair Gary M. Jones
Secretary Cheryl Fox
Treasurer Phillip Douville
Executive Board Members
Greg Haggett Kim Krodel
Linda Kozloski Stacey Whitney
Committee Chairs – to be Appointed and Approved by President and Executive Board
AHS Liaison Gary Jones
Avon Town Liaison and Building Use Claire Henderson
Babysitting Plants and Door Prizes Linda Kozloski
Hospitality, First Timer Packets Deb MacGlafin
Hospitality, Refreshments Lauren and Helen Nordvall
Hospitality, Registration and Greeting Joe and Margaret Soja, Linda Hunter
Hospitality, Set up Bob Musson and Chris Szarek
Membership and Mailings Linda Kozloski and Alexis Kuchel
Outreach and Education Rebecca Nisley
Plant Sale Officers, Executive Board Members
Plant Sale Photos Linda Kozloski
Publicity Kim Krodel
Technology Kim Krodel and Rich Howard