2013 Syringa Plus Events
***Syringa Plus Lilac Walks***
Weekends in May, 2013
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Syringa Plus will be holding an open house, at the nursery location on weekends in May. We will have over 100 different Lilac cultivars in bloom, including many Berdeen Lilacs. The open house will also feature propagation demonstrations. Lilac bloom time varies annually. For optimal bloom time, or for more information, call 978-352-3301.
BRING YOUR CAMERA & LET’S TALK LILACS.
***Syringa Plus Supports 5th Annual “Amy In Bloom”***
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3 P.M.
Visit Amy’s Treat website for details on this wonderful event. We had the pleasure of working with Amy here at Syringa Plus for many years. We miss her and wish to share her spunk and spirit on this special day.
International Lilac Society Annual Convention
May 9th – May 11th, 2013
Arnold Arboretum’s Lilac Sunday
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Dawn to Dusk
Join the Arnold Arboretum & the city of Boston for a day-long celebration of the Arboretum’s Lilacs. The Arnold Arboretum features one of the premiere Lilac plantings in the eastern U.S. The Arboretum is open from dawn to dusk, with refreshments available from 10 AM to 4 PM. Lilac Sunday is the only day of the year picnicking is allowed at the Arboretum. For more information, call 617-524-1718 ext. 176.
McLaughlin Garden Lilac Festival & Plant Sale
9AM – 4PM
The McLaughlin Garden, located in South Paris, Maine, hosts its Lilac Celebration for 4 days this year.
Syringa Plus Lilacs will be among the plants on sale. Experience the colors and scents of one of the largest lilac collections in Maine. This is usually the time for peak lilac blooms. Along with the wonderful lilacs many perennials will also be in bloom. Come and stroll among the three and a half acres of cultivated gardens.
Lilac Festival Schedule
10:00am and 2:00pm Garden tours
11:00am Lilac Care workshop
For more information, call 207-743-8820
Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion Lilac Festival
Saturday, May 25th 2013 (10 am – 3 pm)
The Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion, a National Historic Landmark in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, hosts an annual Lilac Festival. Come celebrate the historic Wentworth Lilacs, the oldest Lilacs in New England.
Lilacs from Syringa Plus may be purchased on-site.
Lilac lecture, Q&A 1 p.m.; film “For the Love of Lilacs,” fairy houses with Tracy Kane, 11 a.m.; alpacas, art projects, treasure hunt, plein air painters and gallery show; lunch, snacks available, 375 Little Harbor Road, Portsmouth, admission is free, www.wentworthcoolidge.org,
International Lilac Society
New England Fall Roundup
Again this year, there will be a gathering of lilac enthusiasts here in New England hosted by the New England Chapter of the International Lilac Society.
The details have yet to be finalized but please encourage folks to”save the date”
Saturday September 28, 2013
***Syringa Plus Talks, Presentations and Workshops***
“Our hope is to generate further interest in the genus Syringa”
We are now booking our speaker and presentation dates for the upcoming season. Our presentations can be customized to meet yourgroups specific needs and interests related to Lilacs and our list of Plus plants. For a list of groups we have presented to and the topics we have covered Click here. Together Roger and Evie have 88 years of knowledge and experience in propagating and growing Lilacs and other woody plants.We can provide plants for your organization fundraisers, for more information on prices, sizes and varieties please contact us.Syringa Plus always invites groups to come to the nursery during May’s Lilac bloom time.
We are looking forward to discussing your group’s interests.
Evie and Roger
Syringa Plus on NECN TV 2008
Syringa Plus was honored to be interviewed and presented on NECN’s New EnglandDreamhouse ”Out The Backdoor” series in the Spring of 2008. View the segment by clicking on the link below