Chrysanthemum Sale, May 20, 2017

Chrysanthemum Sale- New Cultivars+ Old Favorites

The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will hold its Annual Mum Plant Sale on Saturday, May 20th,from 9 AM to 3 PM at Green Springs Garden Park, 4603 Green Springs Road, Alexandria, VA
(Next to the Salvation Army location on Little River Tpk.
Telephone 703-642-5173. Additional entrance at Braddock Road and Green Springs Road)

A wide variety of rooted, potted cuttings including a complete range of Mum colors and classes (exhibition type, garden varieties, and for cutting, etc.) will be available at great prices.

Call Jim Dunne (703-560-8776) for more information.

By ODCS webmaster

Plant Sale on May 6

Old Dominion Mum Society will be selling mum cuttings from 8am to noon on Saturday May 6th by the Freeman Store in Vienna at 131 Church St NE

The mums we expect to have for sale on Saturday are:
Golden Gate
China Doll
Dazzling New York
Delano
Limerick Lime
Olympia
Shanghai Red
Grandview Light Pink
Purple Springs
Pittsburgh Purple
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January Meeting & Lecture 2017

January 8 – 2:30 PM – 4 PM, at Falls Church Community Center

Happy New Year!

Highlights of the 2016 Potomac/Old Dominion Mum Show held at Brookside Gardens in October and of the National Chrysanthemum Society Show held in Sacramento, Calif.  The 2017 plant order, plant sale and October Show will also be discussed. 

Member are reminded to bring their membership renewal checks to the meeting.

By ODCS webmaster

October Meeting & Lecture

October 22 – 23, Potomac Chrysanthemum Society Show

Joint Chrysanthemum Show !
The Potomac and Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Societies are holding a joint 2016 Exhibition Mum Blooms and Design Show at Brookside Gardens Visitor’s Center,
1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Md.
Saturday October 22nd , from 1 PM to 5 PM
Sunday October 23rd , from 10 AM to 3 PM
Come enjoy and photograph these exotic blooms and designs. The show is free and open to the public.

Potomac Chrysanthemum Society Show

NOTE: The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society had to CANCEL “A Day With Mums” scheduled for Saturday October 29 at Merrifield Garden Center 12101 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA.

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September Meeting & Lecture

Floral Designing With Mums !

     On Sunday, September 11th, The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will present a short Mum growing tutorial followed by a Floral design presentation and descriptive demonstration, with Q & A, by Bettyann Galway on “Arranging & Floral Designing with Chrysanthemums”.

 

   The meeting will be held at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA starting at 2:30 PM. Open to the public. Free Admission and Refreshments. Call Jim Dunne (703-560-8776) for more information.

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June Meeting & Lecture

Techniques for Bigger and Earlier Mum Blooms

On Sunday, June 12th, The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will a short tutorial followed by instructions on “How to control when Chrysanthemums bloom by using shading to extend the hours of darkness.”

David Eigenbrode, winner of the Sweepstakes Award at last year’s 2015 National Chrysanthemum Society Show with 50 blue ribbons will lead the discussion.

The meeting will be held at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA starting at 2:30 PM. Open to the public and Free Admission.

Call Jim Dunne (703-560-8776) for more Information

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April Meeting & Lecture

More About Mums Plus Discussion about Native Plants

On Sunday, April 10th, The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will present another short Mum tutorial tips, followed by a colorful slide program and discussion of “Gardening with Native Plants”, by garden consultant, Billie Trump.

The meeting will be held at the Falls Church Community Center,
223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA starting at 2:30 PM.
Open to the public.
Free admission and refreshments.
Call Jim Dunne ( 703-560-8776) for more information.

By ODCS webmaster

March Meeting & Lecture

Want to get MORE tips on Growing Mums Successfully ?

On Sunday, March 13th, The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will present the second in a series of short tutorial tips, with colorful slides on the “Basics of successful Mum growing”. This discussion will include: Soil amendments, fertilizers and timing, and transplanting instructions for new Mum cuttings.

The meeting will be held at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA starting at 2:30 PM.
Open to the public.
Free admission and refreshments.
Call Jim Dunne ( 703-560-8776) for more information.
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REMINDER (members only): Your supply order must be postmarked by Friday, March 18.
Download form here…2016 Supply Order – Member Form

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February Meeting & Lecture

Sunday February 7, 2016 – 2:30 -4:00PM (Note: Change for normal schedule. This is the first Sunday of the month.)

The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will present the first in a series of short tutorial tips on the “Basics of Successful Mum Growing”. This will be followed by a colorful slide program and discussion on the Horticultural traits of the various cultivars on the 2016 plant order.

Meetings are held at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church

 

By ODCS webmaster