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2017 Event Calendar



September 10, 2017

Members & Guests Picnic

At Hendrick’s Park in the Francis M. Wilkins Shelter. The time is Noon to 3pm


October 18, 2017

Chapter Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Harold Greer - The History of Greer Gardens

At the new location - The Springs at Greer Gardens.


November 15, 2017

Chapter Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Mike Bones – Rhododendrons 101 with reference to container growing


December 20, 2017

Chapter Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Holiday Potluck Dinner & Member slides


January 17, 2018

Chapter Meeting 6:30 p.m.  

Maria Stewart – Indumentum on Rhododendrons


February 21,2018

Chapter Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Steve Hootman – Topic TBA


March 14, 2018

Chapter Meeting 6:30 p.m.

John Weagle from the Atlantic Rhododendron Society

(PLEASE NOTE - This is the SECOND Wednesday, NOT the THIRD Wednesday)


April 18, 2018

Chapter Meeting 6:30 p.m.

John Stevens & Steve McCormick – Rhododendrons of Chile


May 5, 2018 Flower Show and Banquet


May 13, 2018

 Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Sale @ Eugene Fairgrounds


Please mark your calendar with the new meeting date and location.

The Springs at Greer Gardens, 1282 Goodpasture Island Rd, Eugene, Oregon

Chapter Meeting - Time & Place

• Chapter Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month from October to March, unless otherwise specified. The location is - The Springs at Greer Gardens located at 1282 Goodpasture Island Road, Eugene, OR

 The public is invited to join us at no charge.

• In 2018, we will have the annual Spring Rhododendron Show and Awards Banquet in May, to display what is blooming in our gardens. The show is informally judged by members. Dinner, a program, and a plant auction follows.

• Chapter picnics are held in June and September, usually at a member's home.


Chapter Membership

ARS Membership Benefits include:

• the monthly chapter newsletter

•the quarterly ARS Journal

•informative & interesting programs

•help in growing rhododendrons successfully

•wonderful social activities & picnics

•visits to private and public gardens

•access to plants & cuttings


Annual Regular Membership is $40

Contact Information:

• Eugene Chapter ARS

   P.O. Box 7704

   Springfeld, OR 97475

• www-eugene-chapter-ars.org

• e-mail:  webmaster@eugene-chapter-ars.org

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