Last month's announcement of the 1980 Biennial Fuchsia Festival included a brief outline of the Ted Paskesen Memorial Trophy to be awarded biennially, beginning with the 1980 Festival on September 20th in Pacifica.
By Mark MacDougall
“Ambition scorns the easy things
And leaves the old to seek the new.
The pride of all achievement springs
From what is difficult to do”
(Edgar A. Guest)
The success which Horace M. Tiret has achieved in the field of fuchsia hybridizing has not come by accident. Continue reading “THE HORACE TIRET STORY”
Medal of Achievement: is awarded from time to time for outstanding performance in the affairs of the Society. It was designed by Dr. Fred Davis and the first one was awarded to Miss Alice Eastwood in 1948. The latest one was awarded in 2007 to Ed Salome. The medal is not longer made. The current award is a beautiful plaque.
At this year’s 2009 AFS Annual Meeting, the American Fuchsia Society, board of directors, recognized Dr. Peter Baye Ph. D. Continue reading American Fuchsia Society 2009 Achievement Award
By Mark MacDougal
The American Fuchsia Society, throughout its history, has had many dedicated members. Continue reading FRED B. DAVIS REMEMBERED