© 2017, 2018 by ​Greater NY
Gesneriad Society.

The Greater New York Gesneriad Society is a chapter of The Gesneriad Society,
formerly the American Gloxinia and Gesneriad Society.

Past Programs

GNYGS is proud to offer educational programs at each of its meetings. Over the years, these have covered a variety of topics of interest to gesneriad and houseplant enthusiasts of all experience levels.


Below is a selection of past programs to give you an idea of what we do.

January 2019: "Collecting, Cultivating and Researching Old World Gesneriaceae" by Sadie Barber of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

November 2018: "Growing Gesneriads Under Lights" by Paul Susi

April 2018: "Botanical Treasures of the Caribbean and Northern Andes" by Dr. John L. Clark

October 2017: "Hunting Gesneriads in Ecuador" with Jim Roberts and Andrew Norris

November 2016: "Think Outside the Box: Innovative Growing Techniques" by Karen Chichocki

November 2015: "Fun with Rhizomatous Gesneriads" by Dale Martens

September 2014: "Hunting for Gesneriads in China" by Gussie Farice, Paul Susi, and Carolyn Ripps