Region 2 Summer Meeting “SUMMER FUN IN 2021”

In July 2021, Central Illinois Daylily Society successfully hosted the Region 2 Summer Meeting. Beautiful gardens, daylily friends and almost perfect weather! Appreciation to everyone involved!

The gardens on tour for the Reg 2 Summer Meeting were those of Sandy and Dick Gabriel, Sandra and Don Shull, Lori Doolin/Front Porch Daylilies and Bonnie Nichols/Oak Hill Daylilies.

2022 Upcoming CIDS Meetings and Events

CIDS First meeting of 2022 will be Friday February 11th at the Rochester Community Center.  The meeting will begin at 7PM – Hope to see many there!

Friday, April 8 2022 – this meeting has been cancelled.  The potluck has been moved to the May 22nd meeting.

Sunday, May 22 2022 – noon to 5PM at the Rochester Community Center.  We will have our Members Only Hybridizer Auction.  Make sure your dues are paid if you want to participate!  We will also have the potluck at this meeting so please bring a side dish and/or dessert!

Monday, June 20 2022 – CIDS will have a bus trip.  Time and place of pick-up TBA.

Saturday, June 25 2022 – Time TBA at the Washington Park Botanical Gardens, Springfield IL.  CIDS will host an OFF-Scape daylily show.

Saturday, August 6 2022 – Time TBA at the Washington Park Botanical Gardens, Springfield IL CIDS will have their annual daylily sale.

September 2022 Meeting TBA

November 2022 Meeting TBA

December 2022 Christmas Dinner TBA

Early 2023 CIDS will host the Region 2 Winter Symposium – Dates TBA

CENTRAL ILLINOIS DAYLILY SHOW!!

On June 23, 2018 CIDS hosted an hosting an on scape daylily show accredited by the American Daylily Society.

And The Winners Are –  Congratulations!!!                                                                               Deb Miller – Extra Large – Lavender Rainbow                                                                           Rich Ford – Large – Brookwood Lee Causey                                                                           Nikki Schmith – Small – Lights In The Shadows                                                                         Nikki Schmith – Mini – Ojo Poco                                                                                             Rich Ford – Double – Micro Chip                                                                                               Lori Doolin – Spider – Ad Infinitum                                                                                             Rich Ford – Unusual – Heavenly Breezes                                                                                   Nikki Schmith – Seedling                                                                                                         Nikki Schmith – Best In Show – Lights In The Shadows                                                           Nikki Schmith – Sweepstakes

CIDS 2018 EVENTS

CIDS Meeting/Program – Sunday, March 18th at the Rochester Community Center from 12pm to 4pm. Gayle Storey will speak about her hybridizing program and a few of her introductions will be auctioned!!

CIDS Member’s Only Auction/Potluck/Meeting – Sunday, May 20th beginning at 12pm at the Rochester Community Center

CIDS Daylily Show – Saturday, June 23rd at Washington Park

CIDS Tour of Member’s Gardens – Saturday, July 7th with a picnic at Sandy Gabriel’s

CIDS Annual Plant Sale – August 4th from 12pm to 3pm at Washington Park

CIDS Daylily Sale

CIDS held their annual daylily sale August 5, 2017 at the Springfield Botanical Gardens.  There were lots and lots of beautiful daylilies to choose from, which made it very difficult to pick just one!  It was a beautiful day and the turnout was wonderful.

CIDS Member’s Auction and Potluck – Auction List Included

On Sunday, May 15th, we will be having our annual Members Only Auction and Potluck. We will begin gathering at 12:00pm, and the potluck will begin shortly thereafter. The auction should begin around 1pm.

This event has previously been held at the Rochester Community Building, but we are excited to be using the Washington Park Botanical Garden building for this years auction. We will be in the same room that we use for our Plant Sale in August.

This event is reserved for current members of CIDS, and your dues must be paid in-full before the day of the auction in order to participate. This auction is an opportunity for CIDS members to obtain new daylily cultivars (usually) at lower-than-retail prices.

The majority of the plants that will be available for sale are coming from Brown’s Ferry Gardens, which is owned/operated by Charles and Heidi Douglas. The list of plants from this source is located below. CIDS members are encouraged to bring increases from the plants purchased through our clubs Plant Drawing program, and members may also donate other plants to be sold, with all proceeds going to CIDS. Continue reading

Official Announcement – 2015 Exhibition and Show

We have been given the approval from AHS to host an official Exhibition and Show on June 27th, 2015. Our show in 2014 was a big hit, and we hope this year will be even better.

SHOW SCHEDULE

8:00a-11:00a      Registration / Classification / Placement.
Exhibitors may arrive with their exhibits and groom near the show location. A small grooming area will be provided. It is recommended you come to the show location with your exhibits already groomed. Friendly faces will be on hand to help you with your exhibits.

11:00a                No new entries accepted for placement. Only entries in the possession of the placement or classification committee will be accepted for judging. All other entries will be placed in the non-judged display area. The show chair will resolve discrepancies, and the decision will be final.

11:30a                Final placement and registration completed. This time allows for classification to complete entries that had been received at or before 11:00. This time also allows the placement committee to make final adjustments.

11:30a-1:00p      Exhibition Judging. Only judges, clerks and show chairs allowed inside judging area.

12:00p-4:00p     Membership and Education Table open.

1:00p                  Show open to public.

1:00p-1:30p       Tabulation and awards placement.

4:00p                  Show closed. Exhibits and awards must be claimed by 4:15pm. Dismantling begins at 4:00pm.

Below is a link to the entire schedule. If you have any questions, please contact Jacob Braun.

Link to Show Schedule

AHS Membership and CIDS Membership

Our latest newsletter mentioned AHS Membership and it’s importance to the club. CIDS is a local, child-organization of the American Hemerocallis Society. As such, our club objectives include: “…Carry on locally the work of the American Hemerocallis Society…”

All members of CIDS are encouraged to also be members of AHS. Our club is planning to hold an accredited Daylily Exhibition in 2014, and one of the requirements for such is that 50% of our club be members of AHS. So, if you aren’t currently a member – whether your membership has lapsed or you haven’t joined yet – we invite you to register today!

See http://daylilies.org/AHSmemb.html for more information.

Plant Marker Orders through CIDS

At the present time, CIDS is no longer able to order Plant Markers from Kincaid Gardens in bulk. In the past, the club has had them available for purchase at club meetings or to be ordered with the group for a discounted price.

Kincaid Gardens, who has traditionally been the source of these markers, has instead offered a $0.50-per-bundle (each bundle contains 25 markers) discount on all orders when the following discount code is used at checkout: DAY-CIDS2

If you would like to purchase more of the same tags that you’ve bought before, head on over to Kincaid Gardens. Be sure to use the discount code to get the best price!