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2023/2024
events & calendar 

CALENDAR 
NOTES:

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS CALENDAR IS TENTATIVE. PLEASE REFER BACK TO THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION ON ALL EVENT LOCATION AND TIMES. DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE 2023-2024 BROCHURE

Sunday
Nov. 12
2023
1:30 pm


 

Presentation: Iris classes that grow well in the Western New York area. Iris horticulture, fertilization and watering, iris borer prevention, and sunshine requirements. Design accessories. How to use AIS website.

Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Dec. 2023
Jan. 2024 

No Meetings/Winter Break

Sunday
Feb. 4
2024
1:30 pm

Open Board Meeting. Committee Report: WNYIS and Reinstein Libraries Iris Photography Contest, rules & prizes. Committee Report: WNY Iris Show, schedule and review of entry categories and designs.
Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sunday 
March 3 
2024
1:30 pm

Introduction of Iris Photography Contest (March – September 2024.) Presentation: “How to take pictures of iris”  and Iris horticulture: “What To Do in your Spring Iris Garden.”  Design display from Iris Show Schedule Class 1 - line designs.

Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sun.
April 7
2024
1:30 pm


 

Presentation:  Fertilization of irises; Update of Iris Borer with Nematodes;  Iris horticulture -Signs and symptoms of iris diseases, rot, iris borer and bud fly.  Design display from Iris Show Schedule Class 2 -  creative designs.

Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sun.
May 5
2024
1:30 pm

WNY Meeting

Presentation: “Preservation of flowers and foliage manipulation.” Design display from Iris Show Schedule Class 3 - Tables: functional and exhibition tables

Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sat.
June 1
2024
1:00-4:00 pm


ANNUAL IRIS SHOW

July 
2024
Date/Time TBD

Annual Picnic and Potluck Cookout
Location TBD

Aug 10
2024
Time TBD

 


ANNUAL WNY IRIS SALE

The Lake Erie Italian Club

3200 South Park Ave.

Buffalo NY 14218  (Time to be announced)

TBD
 

Garden Visits (depending on bloom)

Our members grow many different classes of irises: Bearded and Beardless irises. The bloom depends on the spring climate and the class of iris. Members who wish to show their irises can email all members with date and times to visit.

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