Jim Cruise, the American Daylily Society’s Photographic and Videographic Awards Chair is my guest this week. He is a very humble man. We started getting to know a bit about him, his passion for double daylilies and exhibitions, and then he shared some of the roles that he holds at the national level (ADS). I was honored that he “agreed” (he was forced!) to sit down and have a conversation with me.
In this episode, I sat down with Nikki Schmith, most recent past American Daylily Society’s President, and current ADS CFO. We started learning a little bit about Nikki outside of ADS and transitioned into her passion for conversational daylilies that create a tapestry in her garden.
Learn some insights into what caused Nikki to find her way to ADS, her love of exhibitions, why joining ADS is beneficial, and other fun tidbits along the way! Also, a discussion about her legacy passion project will help you get your daylily podcasting fix! I hope you enjoy listening to our conversation as much as I enjoyed having it! The more you know, the more you’ll grow…and as always, be humble and kind!
As an admitted “hemeroholic”, I welcome you to enjoy conversations reminiscent of fireside chats from some of the people that have inspired me in my daylily journey.
I believe that the more you know, the more you’ll grow. As always, choose to be humble and always kind!
Your host will be me, Rhonda Veroeven, president and newsletter editor of the Wisconsin Daylily Society, and Co-Chair for the 2019 American Daylily Society’s National Convention in Madison, Wisconsin.
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