- At the conclusion of the meeting we hold a drawing for the treasures
that have been contributed as the evening’s door prizes---newer iris
hybrids, pots of iris species, iris artifacts and other garden goodies.
- Informational programs of varying content, including notable speakers,
slides of recent irises, judges' training sessions, interesting garden
updates or activities
- Tasty snacks provided by members on a rotational basis.
(Gardeners are excellent cooks!)
- Garden tours
- Summer potluck picnic and auction
- December Holiday party
Other exciting benefits:
- Monthly newsletter
- Information on upcoming Regional and AIS conventions and events
- Hosts of the KCIS educational booth at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show enter the
Show for free!
- Early access to the KCIS Show in May
- Volunteers assisting with preparation and set-up for the Bearded and
Beardless Sales receive free irises!
- Access to local experts
- Subscription to the semiannual newsletter of AIS Region 13, the local
tri-state subdivision of the American Iris Society.
- Possibly earn points towards an American Iris Society membership which
includes a quarterly national publication, the AIS Bulletin.
Most of all, share your joy of growing iris with others!