I sat down with Will Marchant of Druid City Daylilies in Douglasville, GA. Will and I both share two of the same passions-education, and daylilies. He is a principal that gives 100% to his children, he is hilariously funny in person, and his daylilies are pretty phenomenal. I have had several encounters with this witty man, and I hope you learn something that you haven’t known before listening!
I was able to spend some time with Bob Faulkner of Natural Selection Daylilies from Dayton, OH while attending the Region 2 Winter Meeting. I didn’t ask him many specific questions, but rather just let our conversation go where it needed to go. Bob shared his passion for daylilies, his beliefs in how to present oneself, and a lot about his program I have had many opportunities to chat with Bob, and would encourage you to sit down with him if you ever have the opportunity. He will share as much as you are willing to listen. My hope is that you enjoy this conversation with a true hybridizing leader in patterned daylilies.
In this episode, listeners are in for a special treat! I was honored to talk with not only Mike Holmes of Riverbend Daylilies in Ohio, but also Larry Grace of Graceland Gardens in Alabama. Both of these gentlemen are happy to share their love of daylilies, but their programs are difficult to see as neither of them travel very often. During our chat, they shared how they became interested in daylilies, some of their favorites, and a lot about color changer daylilies. This episode was a fun conversation between two friends that I felt I simply was able to listen in on. I hope you enjoy this special moment as much as I enjoyed having it!
In this episode, I had the great opportunity to sit down with Mandy McMahon, an incredible hybridizer from Michigan. Mandy is as humble as they come During our chat, she shared how family is always first, her love of feminine daylilies, why it is important to evolve, and even a bit about her roles in her region. This episode continues to focus on the people and the beautiful friendships forged because of the genus Hemerocallis. Sit back and enjoy this conversation between two friends that both believe in humility and service to others.
I sat down with a long-time member of the American Daylily Society, Doris Stonska. Doris has led a peripatetic life, but always found KY to be home. She shared her travels, some historical perspectives, and how she became so involved with daylilies. This episode focuses on people and the beautiful friendships that form because of the genus Hemerocallis. Sit back and enjoy this conversation with a woman that is the epitome of humility and service to others.