BRADS 2021 Calendar of Events

August 14, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. @ RCGC Summer Business Meeting

September 11, 2021 – 11:00Guest Speaker: Sandy Holmes, Bellbrook OH, (2020 Stout Medal Winner)

October 9, 2021 – 12:00 noon @RCGC Potluck lunch, 1:00 Fall Business Meeting and Annual Plants for Members Auction

November 13, 2021 – 11:00 – Guest Speakers: Ray and Wanda Quinn, Windyhill Garden, Fuquay-Varina, NC

December 11, 2021 – 12:00 noon @RCGC – club Christmas party & potluck lunch. BRADS will provide ham biscuits and chicken, members are encouraged to bring a choice of salad, vegetable, or dessert. Anyone interested in participating in a club ‘Dirty Santa’ after lunch should bring a small, wrapped gift ($15 or less) for the game. Garden themes are always popular!


2021 Public Daylily Sale

Our annual daylily sale is on for 2021! We will be at the Council of Garden Clubs, 3640 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA, from 9:00-1:00 on Saturday, June 26, 2021.
Come get some beautiful daylilies!

2020 Calendar of Events

January  11 – 12:00 PM @RCGC, Potluck, Winter Business Meeting. Program: Donna Haley, Master Gardener “Winter Landscape Interest”

February 8 –9:00 PM  @ Roanoker Restaurant Breakfast meeting

March 7 – 10:00 AM @RCGC: BRADS Display Garden Clean Up

March 14 – 12:00 PM @RCGC: Potluck, Program: Ray Quinn, Windyhill Garden, Fuquay-Varina, NC,  “Daylily Hybridizing and Hummingbirds” Please plan to attend and support our speakers program, as well as participate in our potluck!  

April 13 – 12:00 PM  @RCGC: Potluck, Spring Business Meeting. Program: Perennial plant exchange

May 2 – 12:00 PM Potluck lunch  Plants for Member Distribution **Location: Belmont Christian Church, 1101 Jamison Ave. SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

May 25-27 – AHS National Convention Savannah GA (Weekday)

June 19-21  – Region 3 Summer Meeting Richmond (RADS)

June 27  – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM @ RCGC: BRADS Public Plant Show & Sale

June/July – Dates TBD Open Garden Tours and ‘day trips’ garden visits

September 12 – 12:00 PM @ RCGC: Potluck,  Fall Business meeting and fall plants for members auction

September 21 – RCGC Fall plant sale

October 10 – 1:00 PM @RCGC: Fall business meeting. Program: Glenn and Lonnie Ward, Oakhaven Daylilies and Koi Farms,  Upatoi, GA

October  – Lillyhemmer Date TBA

November 14 – 12:00 PM @ RCGC Potluck, Program:Tom Smoulder, Smoulder’s Daylily Garden, Warren, PA.  “Daylily Hybridizing in PA”

December 12 – 12:00 PM. Member Christmas Party @ The Roanoker (Date tentative until April 2020 confirmation)

Plants for Members Site

No more searching the web to look up the plants we are going to grow – now you can visit one site get all of the information you need.


BRADS is on Facebook!!

Now you can keep up with Blue Ridge Area Daylily Society events via Facebook. Like the BRADS Facebook page and keep up with daylily events and news.

BRADS Information

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We welcome all those who are interested in daylilies!

BRADS meetings are held at the Council of Gardens Clubs Center, 3640 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA. 24018.