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 current issue of our newsletter.
Listen to an online radio interview with our former president.
NEXT MEETING: Saturday September 16 from 11AM to 2PM.
Topic to be determined
The Greater New York Gesneriad Society goes dormant in the summer heat. See you in September!
Dates for 2017 (All third Saturday):
September 16, October 21,November 18 and December 16 (Holiday party). Tentatie dates for 2018: Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, April 21, May 19, June 16
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.
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