2017 Calendar of Events


2016 Calendar of Events

July 15th – Picnic

The Albany Co. Cooperative Ext.
– 10 am

August 19th – Annual Sale
at Faddegon’s

September 16th – TBD

October 21st – TBD

The Albany Co. Cooperative Ext.
is located at 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY. 12186
Meetings begin at 10 am unless otherwise noted.

The William K Sanford Town
Library is located at 629 Albany
Shaker Rd, Loudonville,
NY 12211. Meetings begin at
10am unless otherwise noted.


Flight of Orchids by Reed, 2005

The daylily in the heading is
Dragon Tattoo Polston, 2011

Picnic!

Daylily season is in full swing – our gardens are strutting their stuff! It’s a perfect time for our Picnic in the garden at the Cooperative Extension office in Voorheesville. Our display garden will be gorgeous, thanks to Pat and Don Salhoff and all who participated in the weeding party.

The picnic is Saturday, July 15th at 11 am in the garden gazebo. We will also have access to the building in case of weather issues, but so far (fingers crossed) the weather seems to be cooperating.

HADS will provide sandwiches, soda, coffee and water. Please bring a dish to share. Seating in the gazebo is limited so also bring a folding chair.

We have also invited the hosta society (UNYHS) and the iris society (CHIS). We will need a count of the people planning to attend in order to have enough sandwiches, so please contact Carol Volungus (daylilly@juno.com) or me
(S. Kronau – skronau@nycap.rr.com)
by Thursday, July 13th if you are planning to attend. Apologies for the short notice,
my daylilies have been very demanding . .

It will be great fun, so we hope to see you there!

Plants for August Sale

Cindi is still working on coordinating the August Sale, so if you have daylilies that you’d like to donate to the sale, please contact:
Cindi Jones at cindijones58@gmail.com. We need to know what daylilies are coming in for the sale so labels can be


Plants for August Sale



HADS OFFICERS

Co-Chairs – Bill Wurster
(518) 786-3105 and
Cindi Jones (518) 598-3366
wursterw@verizon.net
cindijones58@gmail.com

Secretary – vacant

Treasurer – Carol Volungus
(518) 383-0447
daylilly@juno.com

Committee Chairs
Programs – Speakers

Debi Chowdhury
debichowdhury@yahoo.com

Historian – vacant

Newsletter Editor
Stephanie Kronau
skronau@nycap.rr.com

Hospitality – Barbara Sander
and Don Constantino
bsander@nycap.rr.com

Sunshine – Debi Chowdhury
debichowdhury@yahoo.com

Babysitter Plants
Frank Almquist
falmquist@hvc.rr.com
and Sharon Gallucci
smgallucci@msn.com

Display Garden
Pat & Don Salhoff
psalhoff@verizon.net

Website – Janet Spychalski
Janet.Spychalski@its.ny.gov

Photographer – Cindi Jones
cindijones58@gmail.com

Membership – Carol Volungus
daylilly@juno.com
4 Applewood Dr.,
Rexford. NY 12148

Publicity – Cathy Fruhauf
cathyfruhauf@hotmail.com

made for each plant and lists will be accurate. We also need people to help with washing and separating the daylily fans and bagging and boxing the daylilies. Our work days are August 17th and 18th, the Thursday and Friday before the sale. A more detailed note will be coming out in the August newsletter.

Watch Out for Daylily Leafminers
From the AHS website

In the last few years, reports of leafmining damage to daylily leaves have been received from several states. This damage appears as whitish meandering, serpentine trails caused by larvae feeding between the upper and lower surfaces of daylily leaves.

In 2011, specimens were reared and identified as Ophiomyia kwansonis Sasakawa, an agromyzid fly not previously known outside Japan and Taiwan. As of January, 2014, positive states are: AL, AK, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MS, MO, NH, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WV. It has also been found in Europe, Slovenia.

The small, pale yellow larvae (up to 5mm) travel up and down in leaf blades, leaving long mines which become progressively wider as the larvae grow. This damage remains until the leaf dies. Pupation occurs in the larval tunnel, with the pupa appearing like a small (3-4mm), tan rice grain, under the surface, often near the leaf base.

The adult fly (3-4mm) is small, black, and rather stocky with broad triangular clear wings. Adults may be seen walking up and down daylily leaves or resting on blooms. There may be one to several generations per season, depending on


Watch out for Daylily Leafminers cont.


Dear Henry by Jablonowski-Wilson, 2004

Inherited Wealth by Carr, 1998

Screamcicle by Cochenour, 2003

your growing region. The species might overwinter as pupae in crowns or dead leaves. No effective chemical control methods have been formally tested yet. Larvae and pupae would be unaffected by contact insecticides which would likely kill predators and tiny wasp species that have been found to attack this pest.

Removal and destruction of infested leaves can reduce fly numbers in the garden. However, larvae have also been found in naturalized roadside daylily populations.

Careful examination of newly purchased daylilies will enable visibly infested leaves to be removed and destroyed, reducing the potential for bringing the pest into one’s garden. Unfortunately, small larvae can easily be overlooked in the pale tissue at the plants’ base. As more information becomes available, this entry will be further updated.

We would like to thank Gaye Williams of the Maryland Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection Section for assistance with this update. Further details concerning this pest can be found in the National Plant Diagnostic Network Newsletter September 2011 at http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/hodges/september_2011.pdf.

Thanks to Cindi Jones for bringing this pest to our attention. Warning, the leaf miner flies are being distributed around the country with plants being shipped. Watch out for the larvae on any daylilies you may get from sources outside our area. Cindi has seen the pest on potted daylilies at Lowes. The larvae are quite small and you have to look carefully to see them. Buyer beware!!! This is the fastest way to infest your garden, and is the way Craig and Mary Barnes of Slate Hill Farm Daylilies brought them home, on newly purchased plants.

Garden at the Colonie Library Blooming

The daylilies we planted at the Colonie Library are blooming prolifically in huge clumps! They look great.


2017 Calendar of Events


2017 Calendar of Events

June 17th
Babysitter Distribution –
speaker TBD

The Albany Co. Cooperative Ext.
– 10 am

July 15th – Picnic

August 19th – Annual Sale
at Faddegon’s

September 16th – TBD

October 21st – TBD

The Albany Co. Cooperative Ext.
is located at 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY. 12186
Meetings begin at 10 am unless otherwise noted.

The William K Sanford Town
Library is located at 629 Albany
Shaker Rd, Loudonville,
NY 12211. Meetings begin at
10am unless otherwise noted.

The daylily in the heading is
Angus Pride by
Melanie Mason, 2006

June Meeting

Babysitter plants will be distributed at the June 17th meeting at 10 am at the Albany County Cooperative Extension offices in Voorheesville.

Frank Almquist and Sharon Gallucci have chosen plants from Mike Derrow of Adena Daylilies in West Virginia and from Melanie Mason of North Country Daylilies.

Cultivars are TOUCAN KISS, LONESOME JAGUAR, ALL THE INTANGIBLES, BETWIXT AND BETWEEN, CHANTRY CHAPEL, VISION SEEKER, CARNELIAN CHAMELION, OPTING OUT, PINK STRIPES, and DAPPLED DYNAMO. Melanie’s plants are her new ROSE FOLLY along with ANGUS PRIDE and FIRE IN THE KITCHEN.

2 shades of pink

Vision Seeker, Derrow 2014


Plants for August Sale



HADS OFFICERS

Co-Chairs – Bill Wurster
(518) 786-3105 and
Cindi Jones (518) 598-3366
wursterw@verizon.net
cindijones58@gmail.com

Secretary – vacant

Treasurer – Carol Volungus
(518) 383-0447
daylilly@juno.com

Committee Chairs
Programs – Speakers

Debi Chowdhury
debichowdhury@yahoo.com

Historian – vacant

Newsletter Editor
Stephanie Kronau
skronau@nycap.rr.com

Hospitality – Barbara Sander
and Don Constantino
bsander@nycap.rr.com

Sunshine – Debi Chowdhury
debichowdhury@yahoo.com

Babysitter Plants
Frank Almquist
falmquist@hvc.rr.com
and Sharon Gallucci
smgallucci@msn.com

Display Garden
Pat & Don Salhoff
psalhoff@verizon.net

Website – Janet Spychalski
Janet.Spychalski@its.ny.gov

Photographer – Cindi Jones
cindijones58@gmail.com

Membership – Carol Volungus
daylilly@juno.com
4 Applewood Dr.,
Rexford. NY 12148

Publicity – Cathy Fruhauf
cathyfruhauf@hotmail.com

Plants for August Sale

If you have daylilies that you’d like to donate to our annual sale in August, please contact Cindi Jones at cindijones58@gmail.com so she knows what plants are coming in for the sale. Only named daylily varieties can be sold, but unnamed plants can be donated for gift plants. Cindi is coordinating the many jobs required to make the sale a success.

pink

Pink Stripes, Derrow 2006

charity

Chantry Chapel, Derrow 2014


Plants for August Sale cont.


intangibles

All The Intangibles, Derrow 2016

white and pink

Dappled Dynamo, Derrow 2013

carnelian

Carnelian Chameleon, Derrow 2016

purple

Opting Out, Derrow 2016

many flowers

Rose Folly, Mason 2017

big pink

Fire In The Kitchen, Mason 2015