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New England Fall Festival

Let’s Talk Lilacs 2016 ILS New England Fall Festival

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Saturday October 22 at the home of Ned and Elizabeth Newton, 
427 Horseneck Road, South Dartmouth, MA  02748

Their collection includes about 60 different cultivars. Visit to see how they grow, cultivate and maintain their collection. We will be sharing info for beginners and for the advanced lilac enthusiast. Come to share and add to your lilac experiences. We are all students, learning to better grow our beloved lilacs.

Free and open to the public. You need not be an ILS member nor a resident of New England, all are welcome.

Auction: Lilac and garden related donations are welcome. This income helps to pay for the event.

Please reserve your space; your RSVP is welcome, but not required.  We will order sandwiches and have drinks available, or you can bring your own picnic.


For more information and directions call Ned and Elizabeth at 508-636-4920; or better yet email

or email Jack Alexander, ILS New England VP