Welcome to the website of the Greater New York Gesneriad Society. We are a group of houseplant enthusiasts interested in the
“Miracle Houseplants,” plants that include African Violets, Florist Gloxinias, Cape Primroses
(Streptocarpus) and many other common houseplants. Download and read the September 2016 issue of our newsletter.
Listen to an online radio interview with our former president.
NEXT MEETING: Saturday April 22 from 11AM to 2PM.
Note the change of date. This month only, we will meet on the
FOURTH Saturday of the month at 11AM.
Propagation and sharing
It's a tradition. In spring we think of renewal, and our society celebrates the arrival of spring by a marathon sharathon of cuttings, rhyzomes and seed. there will be a presentation off propagation techniques to help us keep on propagating for the rest of the year
Dates for 2017 (All third Saturday except this month!):
April 22nd (4th Saturday), May 20th, June 17th.
All our regular activities will be there too: plant sales, education, socializing and lots of fun. See you then!
We meet at the LGBT Center , 208 West 13th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, in Manhattan (Subways: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 9 to 14th Street, L to 8th Avenue).
Meetings are from 11 AM to 2 PM (note changed times), with the program starting at 2:30 pm. The facilities are wheelchair accessible. Our monthly meetings feature an educational program, plant sales, raffle, a judged “Little Show” and socializing. Plants, cuttings, seeds, growing supplies and advice always available.
The Greater New York Gesneriad Society is a chapter of The Gesneriad Society, formerly the American Gloxinia and Gesneriad Society.
Contact us for details