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 a recent issue of our newsletter.
The Northeast Regional Gesneriad Convention will be held at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morristown NJ Oct 3-4
Listen to an online radio interview with our former president.
Next Meeting: October 24th from 1PM to 4PM.
We will welcome back one of New York's premier growers, Patti Lee, who will speak about Artificial Lighting for houseplants.
She will share her knowledge and experience about this rapidy evolving technology.
Future Meetings: November 21st (Dale Martens on Rizomateous Gesneriads via Skype), December 19th (Holiday Party)
We will also have our regular sale of plants propagated by our members, a judged Little Show of members' plants, a hospitality table, and usually some supplies for sale. We're a chatty group so be prepared for socializing before the meeting begins.
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 1 PM to 4 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