Delaware Valley Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society
Lewisia cotyledon, Helleborus x hybridus 'Royal Heritage Strain', Aeoniopsis cabulica, Aquilegia saximontana, Primula veris cv., Narcissus 'Chiva', and Jovibarba heuffelii

Chapter Meetings and Events

2021

For details on the program and location of each meeting, download the current issue of Dodecatheon.

Arnica lessingii in Alaska

Arnica lessingii near the Bering Glacier in Alaska. Photo by Anton Reznicek

January 9, 2021 at 10 AM
Chapter Meeting
Members' Show and Tell
By Zoom. A link to join the meeting will be emailed to members on the morning of the event.

February 13 at 10 AM
Chapter Meeting
Elisabeth Zander will give a presentation on her rock garden in Goshen, Connecticut, which encompasses tufa walls, tufa towers, troughs, and crevice and sand gardens.
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email.

March 13 at 10 AM
Chapter Meeting
Delainey Williams: "Betty Ford Alpine Garden"
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email. Nonmembers who wish to attend should register here by 6 AM on the day of the meeting.

April 10 at 10 AM
Chapter Meeting
Ginny Levy: "Conifers for Troughs and Rock Gardens"
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email. Nonmembers who wish to attend should register here by 6 AM on the day of the meeting.

June 5-13: Philadelphia Flower Show: "Habitat: Nature's Masterpiece"
Although our group will not mount an exhibit at this year's show, we encourage everyone to attend this exciting event.

June 12: Chapter Members' Plant Sale
Open only to DVC-NARGS members and their guests. Schedule:
        8:45-9:20 AM: Plant donations accepted
        9:20-9:40 AM: Plant Talk: hear about some of the plants for sale
        9:40-10 AM: View the plants for sale
        10 AM: Sale opens
As pandemic precautions, wearing a mask is required. Payment may be by check or by cash in the exact amount; no change will be given. The sale will be held rain or shine, so dress appropriately for the weather. More information is on our plant sale page.
At Morris Arboretum's Bloomfield Farm (303 E. Northwestern Avenue, Lafayette Hill, PA).

July 10 at 10 AM
Chapter Meeting
Karen Perkins of Garden Vision Epimediums: "Epimediums: Jewels of the Shade"
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email. Nonmembers who wish to attend should register here by 7 AM on the day of the meeting.

August 28, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM: Public Plant Sale
Held as part of the Hardy Plant Society's Fall Gardeners' Market
More information and a plant list are on our plant sale page.
At Meadowbrook Farm (1633 Washington Ln, Jenkintown, PA)

September 12 (Sunday): Chapter Members' Plant Sale
Open only to DVC-NARGS members and their guests. Schedule:
        12:30-1:30 PM: Plant donations accepted
        12:30-2 PM: View the plants for sale
        2 PM: Sale opens
Wearing a mask is required for those not fully vaccinated. The sale will be held rain or shine, so dress appropriately for the weather. More information is on our plant sale page.
At Morris Arboretum's Bloomfield Farm (303 E. Northwestern Avenue, Lafayette Hill, PA).

October 9 at 10 AM
Chapter Meeting
Gregg Tepper, Horticulturalist at Laurel Hill Cemetery: "Raised-Bed Rocky Garden"
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email.

November 20 at 10 AM
Chapter meeting
Anna Bower, "Virtual Tour Through Ganna Walska Lotusland"
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email.

December 11 at 10 AM
Holiday Meeting
Paul Meyer, "A Botanical Paradise: Kazakhstan & the Altai Mountains"
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email.

Gentians in Kazakhstan

Gentians in Kazakhstan. Photo by Paul Meyer.