American Rhododendron Society
ARS District One (British Columbia, Canada)

Apricot Fantasy - click for larger picture
'Apricot Fantasy' at Lu Zhu
Mike and Patti Bale's Garden
May 19, 2008 (photo by Garth Wedemire)


Apricot Fantasy - click for larger picture
'Apricot Fantasy' at Lu Zhu
Mike and Patti Bale's Garden
May 19, 2008 (photo by Garth Wedemire)


 

District One Chapters (website and newsletter access)
District One - Presidents' Meetings

Rhododendron Species Plant Nurseries

Chapter Meetings

Shows, Plant Sales and Garden Tours
Conventions, Conferences and Special Events

Other Societies or Gardens
Websites with Pictures of Rhododendrons
Other Important Links


District 1 ARS Medal Recipients
Rhododendron of the Year Awards
Proven Performers Lists:
      North Island - 2010

Chapter Executives (sorted by position)
Chapter Executives (sorted by chapter)
Login (database management)

Picture of Canadian Attendees at Spring 2013 ARS Conference at Seatac, Washington

May 2013 Seatac ARS Convention - Canadian Attendees

 

2015 ARS Annual Convention Website - The seventieth ARS Annual Convention will be held in Sidney, BC, Visit the Convention Website for more information.

May 6-10, 2015 - The chapters of District 1 will be hosting the 70th Annual Convention of the ARS (American Rhododendron Society) at the Winspear Centre in Sidney, BC close to Victoria (the site of two previous ARS Annual Conventions) and the Victoria International Airport, Contact Calvin Parsons of the Victoria Chapter for more information. On-line REGISTRATION to the 2015 ARS Convention, Sidney, BC is now open.

Thursday March 26, 2015 - District 1 Presidents' Spring Meeting hosted by the Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society at the Quamichan Inn - 1478 Maple Bay Rd., Duncan. The meeting will start at 11:30 am and should end in time for those attending from the Lower Mainland to get to the ferry for the 5:00 pm sailing. Quamichan Inn's website is www.quamichaninn.com

Nice Websites that our members have found:

Marc Columbel's website which includes his album of rhododendron pictures and his Classification according to the 1998 Handbook. Use "Fast Navigation" to move around the website.

Welcome to My Blue Heaven - a website devoted to the celebration of the Himalayan Blue Poppy - this is a very nice website that Mary Parker informed us about.

 

Rhododendron Species Nurseries
Species Plants are available at the following Nurseries
(download pdf plant list by clicking on the nursery name below)
Lower Mainland:   Clays  Fearing   Klapwijk   Riverbank   Robb

Rhododendron Species Study Days - Pictures
from 2006 and 2007
by Garth Wedemire
 
2006       2007    
Session
Date
 
Session
Date
 
1
Sat. February 25, 2006
1
Sat. April 7, 2007
2
Sat. March 25, 2006
2
Sat. April 21, 2007
extra
Sat. April 15, 2006
extra
Sat. April 28, 2007
3
Sat. April 29, 2006
3
Sat. May 19, 2007
4
Sat. May 13, 2006      


Rhododendron Species Study Days - Pictures
from 2004 and 2005
Session
Date
Garth Wedemire
Bill Spohn
Don Martyn
1
Saturday, February 19, 2005
 
2
Saturday, March 12, 2005
 
3
Saturday, March 26, 2005
 
 
4
Saturday, April 16, 2005
 
 photos 
         
   
Garth Wedemire
Bill Spohn
Chris Klapwijk
1
Saturday, February 28, 2004
2
Saturday, March 27, 2004
 
3
Saturday, April 17, 2004
4
Saturday, May 8, 2004

e-mail any comments about the "Study Days - Pictures"  to  garth@wedemire.com

Rhododendron Picture Galleries
Ken Gibson's photos
(updated May 10, 2005)

 rhodos.ca home page
archives
(updated March 24, 2008)

     Paul Wurz's photos

Don Martyn's photos
(updated March 15, 2005)

Bill Spohn 's photos
photos from U.B.C.


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