All general meetings are held at:
Falls Church Community Center
233 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA 22046-4304
Phone: 703-248-5077 Fax: 703-536-8150
Call Jim Dunne (703-560-8776) for more information or email: email@example.com
Meetings start at 2:30 PM
*** Free Refreshments *** All are welcome to attend ***
(Please note: ODCS meetings are cancelled if the Falls Church schools are closed or there is inclement weather in the Falls Church area. Members can call the Falls Church Community Center at 703-248-5077 Option 2 for information on inclement weather closings. The Community Center is open noon to 6:00 pm January through March, and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm April to December.)
January 8 – 2:30 PM – 4 PM
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.
February 12 – 2:30 PM – 4 PM
Preview of the cultivars on the 2017 Group Order. A slide show and discussion of the various blooms that are available on the order.
March – 2:30 PM
April – 2:30 PM
May – No meeting due to all of the potting activities and plant sale. Annual Plant sale at Green Springs Garden in Alexandria will be on Saturday, May 20. Come early for the best selection of plants.
May 4 to 6 (Thursday to Saturday) – Rooted Cuttings Received from nurseries. Potting Activities. Distribution/pick up of plant orders
(Check the May Newsletter for time and location. Volunteers needed)
May 6 (Saturday) – Plant Sale at Vienna Garden Faire (volunteers needed)
May 20 (Saturday) – Plant Sale at Green Springs (volunteers needed)
June – 2:30 PM
July – No meeting, annual picnic. More info to come later.
August – no meeting
September 10 – 2:30 PM, Presenting Mums in a Show
October 21 to 22 – ODCS Annual Chrysanthemum Show at Merrifield Garden Center, Fairfax, VA, with co-host, Potomac Chrysanthemum Society. (Volunteers needed)
Dominion and Potomac Chrysanthemum Societies Show “Across the Universe”
Merrifield Garden Center, Fair Oaks
12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax
Lee Highway (Route 29) one -quarter mile east of Fairfax County Parkway
Free and Open to the Public
Saturday October 21st, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday October 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
October 25 – 29, National Chrysanthemum Society Annual Show in Portland, OR
For more info: http://www.mums.org
November 12 – 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Annual Brunch at J. Gilbert’s Restaurant, Mclean, VA
Please print, ANNUAL ODCS BRUNCH Form – 2017 and send in your reservation no later than November 8th.
December – no meeting
Other important dates in 2017 included:
February 16 – Plant Orders Due
Mid – March – Supply Orders Due
May 4 to 6 – Rooted cuttings received from nurseries. Potting activities and distribution. More info to come via newsletter. (Volunteers needed)
May 6 – Plant sale at Vienna Garden Faire. (Volunteers needed)
May 20 (Saturday) – Plant Sale at Green Springs. (Volunteers needed)
October 21 -22 – Chrysanthemum Society Annual Show with co-host Potomac Chrysanthemum Society, to be held at Merrifield Garden Center at Fair Oaks location.