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Bayou and Marsh

Issue of June 2017


2018 GNOIS Calendar


July 7 (Saturday), 9:00 AM - Noon.  The program will be on propagating irises from seed and old rhizomes.  It will be a hands-on event. 

Demonstration sessions and refreshments between 9 and 10AM.  There will be tips and consultation for new growers, a species station, and perhaps other demonstrations. 

The meeting begins at 10 AM and the program starts at about 10:30. 

A special raffle of large pots of cultivars will be held at the end of the meeting.   Most  are irises are new to the area.  Download a pdf file of images of each.  Details of how this raffle will work will be emailed to members. 

General Membership Meeting

East Bank Regional Library

August 18 (Saturday), 9:00 AM Noon


East Bank Regional Library

September 15 (Saturday), 9:00 AM Noon

General Membership Meeting

East Bank Regional Library

September 23 (Sunday), 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Louisiana Iris Workshop at Longue Vue (topic to be determined) – Part in classroom, part in garden

Longue Vue House and Garden

October 20 (Saturday), 10:00 AM Noon

Louisiana Iris Sale

Pavilion at Longue Vue

November 3 (Saturday), 9:00 AM Noon General Membership Meeting Playhouse at Longue Vue

*For details on Workday locations, phone 504-343-1399


Fleur Cover Summer 2018
GNOIS members are now automatically "emembers" of the Society for Louisiana Irises and are given access to an electronic version of the SLI quarterly journal Fleur de Lis.  Members will receive an email each quarter when a new issue is available for download.  Make sure that your GNOIS membership is up-to-date.  To join or renew for 2018, click the Membership link above.

2018 Annual Conventions

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American Iris Society


Society for Louisiana Irises

Fleur de gras

Done!  And a great success.  Thanks to all who helped!



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GNOIS is an affilate of the American Iris Society and the Society for Louisiana Irises.  It is an IRS 501(c)(3) recognized Non-profit Corporation, domiciled in Louisiana, EIN: 81-4904331.