Chapter Events

The public is welcome to attend all Chapter activities. All meetings are held on Sundays at 1:00 pm at The Gardens at Elm Bank, Putnam Building, 900 Washington St., Wellesley, MA.


9/26 “Chestnuts” by Denis & Lois Melican, former presidents and boards members of the American Chestnut Foundation

“Hybridizing Directions” by Society member Peter Norris

Expert Panel on Cultivating Rhododendrons by Society members

10/24 “The Garden Tourist” by Jana Milbocker, author and owner of Enchanted Gardens in Holliston, Massachusetts

11/14 Founders Day Luncheon at Papa Razzi in Wellesley.

“Rhdododendron Eclectic” by Karel Bernady, co-chair of the ARS Research Foundation and of several ARS conventions

1/23  Presentation by George Woodward, hybridizer, ARS New York Chapter

3/20 Presentation by Steve Hootman, Executive Director and Curator of the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington

4/24 “Spring Bulbs” by Brent Heath, owner of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs; early truss show

4/30 P4M Plant Sale, Plane View Nursery, 770 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, RI

5/28-5/29 Rhododendron Society Show and Sale, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston, MA

Board Meetings

All Board Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm via Zoom, and are for Board Members only.

2/9/22, 3/2/22, 4/13/22, 5/11/22