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

2023

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 14 at 10 AM
Online Chapter Meeting
Members' Show and Tell
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email.

February 11 at 10 AM
Online Chapter Meeting
Tom Freeth will speak, "History of the Rock Garden at Royal Botanic Garden Kew."
Tom works in the alpine gardens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. See a sample of his photographs.
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email.

March 12 (Sunday) at 2 PM
Online Chapter Meeting
Harry Jans will speak, "Flowers Along the Silk Road."
By Zoom. Members will receive a link to the meeting by email.

March 25 at 10 AM
In-person Chapter Meeting
Todd Boland will give a presentation, "Spring Wildflowers of Utah's Mighty Five Parks."
Mini Plant Sale: including fancy snowdrops, Tibetan hellebore, primroses, and more. Members are welcome to donate plants.
At the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill (8855 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia)

April 13 (Thursday) at 9 AM
Tour of the Gravel Garden at Chanticleer with Lisa Roper
Registration is required, and the tour is now full.

April 22: Chapter Plant Show and meeting
Plant Show: See rock garden plants, troughs, and more. To learn how to enter your plants, see p. 3 of the March-April Dodecatheon.
Meeting: Eloise Gayer will present a talk, "Great Dixter"
Mini Plant Sale: featuring early-blooming plants. Members are welcome to donate plants.
At the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill (8855 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia)

May 20, 11 AM to 3 PM: Chapter garden tour
Three gardens in the greater Wilmington area. Details are in the May-June issue of the Dodecatheon.

June 3: Chapter Members' Plant Sale
Open only to DVC-NARGS members and their guests.
        8:45-9:45 AM: Plant donations accepted
        10 AM: Sale opens
More information is on our plant sale page.
At Robbins Park, Ambler, PA (Directions)

September 9
Public plant sale at the Fall Gardeners' Market
We will be selling rock garden plants, other unusual plants, and hypertufa troughs. For more information, see the plant sale page.
At the Montco 4H Center, 1015 Bridge Road, Collegeville, PA

September 23: Chapter Members' Plant Sale
Open only to DVC-NARGS members and their guests.
More information is on our plant sale page.
At Robbins Park, Ambler, PA (Directions)

Gentians in Kazakhstan

Gentians in Kazakhstan. Photo by Paul Meyer.