Forums give you the chance to meet with daylily subject matter or scientific experts and to dig into a deeper level of knowledge. You'll have not only speakers to answer your questions, you'll also have a wide variety of growers and hybridizers in attendance who can share their many years of experience.
Joan McDonald - Garden Blogger; Creative Horticulturalist
Come see Joan's light-hearted presentation on using flowers in unusual ways as garden decor. Why not make the most of your blooms and enjoy them every minute! This workshop will include a hands on demonstration and information on how to create and grow these unique projects for the garden to highlight your daylily blooms. Make the most of everyday, let your blooms shine..
Friday, June 8, 4:00 - 4:45 pm
Saturday, June 9, 3:00 - 3:45 pm
Jacob Braun, AHS E-News (Marketing)
Social Media Forum
In this cutting-edge forum, Jacob will address questions like: What is social media? How best to use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube? Why use each of these different services? How to get started and how to address technical and service issues.
Thursday, June 7, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Clinics and Workshops
If you have ever thought of becoming an exhibition judge or a garden judge, here's your chance! You must be an AHS member in good standing for at least two consecutive years. Sign up for the appropriate clinic during your registration process (if you forgot to, just email the registrar, Kathy Tinius, at email@example.com). Before you get to the convention, go to daylilies.org, enter the members portal, and download or order the 2017 AHS Exhibitions Handbook for reference.
Exhibition Judges Clinics
Before you get to the convention, go to daylilies.org, enter the members portal, and download or purchase a copy of the 2017 AHS Exhibitions Handbook. Then read through the page to understand the levels of accreditation. Look at some of the forms and guidelines linked on that page. Once you get in your clinic, the instructors will complete your training and answer any questions you might have.
Garden Judges Workshops
Before you get to the convention, go to daylilies.org, enter the members portal, click on Judging/Shows, and select Garden General Information and read through the requirements. Once you get to your workshops, you'll be walked through the process of judging daylily plants and flowers. You'll then get instructions on how and when to vote each year.