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"Meetings & Programs" are generally on the third Sunday at 3:00 p.m., at
                Holy Cross Lutheran Church
                11425 Marsh Lane
                Dallas, TX.
on the west side of Marsh Lane between Forest ad Northaven (Map Link). 

Refreshments have been restricted in light of COVID-19.  Prepackaged snacks only. 

The club meets each month of the year.  Our April meeting is our IRIS SHOW. The December "meeting" is our Winter Holiday Party.

Click on an event below for more information.

Entering Blooms in an Iris Show

Date: January 17, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Location:

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

11425 Marsh Lane

Dallas Texas

 

Debra Strauss, an AIS Emeritus Judge, will tell us all about the whys and hows of being ethical. 

 

Bed Preparation

Date: February 17, 2021 3:00 pm
Location:

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

11425 Marsh Lane

Dallas Texas

Hooker Nichols, an award winning hybridizer and commercial garden owner, will take us through all the basics of bed preparation 

He will cover amendments, soil testing, and differences depending on the type of iris that are to b3e grown in the bed.

 Bring any questions you have.

 

English Box and Artistic Design

Date: March 21, 2021 3:00 PM
Location:

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

11425 Marsh Lane

Dallas Texas

English Box is one of the Sections at an iris show, Bonnie Nichols will explain what an English Box entry is and how it can let you enter a show even if you don't have any quality stalks to enter.  They are a fun and creative way to show off your blooms.

Bonnie will also cover show to prepare entries for an iris show:

  • selecting stalks
  • transporting
  • grooming
  • completing the entry tag
  • positioning

Entering an iris show  is open to anyone who grows irises.

Everyone is welcome to come and learn these skills.

 
Contact:     Bonnie Nichols at bjnhtn@aol.com

Iris Show and Potted Iris Sale

Date: April 24, 2021 Noon-4 P.M.
Location:

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

11425 Marsh Lane

Dallas Texas

Show is open to the public for viewing from Noon to 4:00 pm.  Admission is FREE.

There will be potted BEARDED iris available for purchase during the hours of Noon-4 pm - $10/pot.  Photos of the irises that will be in the sale will be posted closer to the show date.

This is the only show ISD will have this year.

Entries accepted from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Judging is from 10:00 am until Noon and only official show personnel are allowed in the show area during that time.

This show will feature all irises blooming at the time.  Because it is early, many will be the shorter and smaller Dwarf and Median beaded irises.  There may be a few arilbreds, also.

More info after our show schedule has been approved by the American Iris Society.

Entry is open to anyone who grows irises. You DO NOT need to be a club member to enter.
The person entering must be the person who grew, transported and groomed the iris.

 

Let's Talk Irises

Give us a call if you want to talk about Irises. info@irises-dallas.org