This is SDES 50th year so the Mother's Day Show theme is any of the past 50 year's themes. Note: this also includes "No Theme" as the first three years the flower show did not have a theme. Please make sure your display title includes the name of the theme.
Help promote this years Mother's Day event by down loading the Mother's Day flyer and posting it anywhere you can. Click to view flyer.
List of Past Years Mother's Day Themes
|Past Mother's Day Themes|
|1971||No Theme or Unknown||1996||Galaxy of Epis|
|1972||No Theme or Unknown||1997||Lights! Camera! Action!|
|1973||No Theme or Unknown||1998||African Safari|
|1974||Epiphyllum in Bottles||1999||Ancient Civilizations|
|1975||Seashore Fantasy||2000||Around the World I "Epi" Days|
|1976||Spirit of '76||2001||Jungle Delights|
|1977||Down Mexico way||2002||Wild, Wild West|
|1978||Polynesian Paradise||2003||Once Upon a Time|
|1979||Oriental Fantasies||2004||Epies and Heirlooms|
|1980||Galaxy of Epis||2005||Landmarks Across America|
|1981||The Four Seasons||2006||Fun and Games with Epis|
|1982||Holidays Around the World||2007||Asian Fantasy|
|1983||Salute to Balboa Park||2008||Epies, A Pirate's Treasure|
|1984||California Odyssey||2009||Epies Through the Decades|
|1985||Mother||2010||Epies in Fantasyland|
|1986||Melodies in Epis||2011||Holidays with Epies|
|1987||South Pacific||2012||Epies on Wheels|
|1988||Oriental Odyssey||2013||Flora and Fauna aka Epies & Animals|
|1989||Sunday in the Garden||2014||Hats off to Epies|
|1990||Circus Time||2015||A Walk in the Park, Epies Salute Balboa Park|
|1991||Rainforest Gifts||2016||California Dreaming|
|1992||Sail on with Epis||2017||Out of This World: Epies in Space|
|1993||A Mother Goose Epi Parade||2018||Epies in Oz|
|1994||Epis in Wonderland||2019||Epies at Mardi Gras|
|1995||South of the Border||2020||50th Anniversary; Any of the past Themes|
There are many ways to be part of the Mother's Day show. You can create a display, themed or non-themed, Large or small, a flower display or you could have an educational display.
Flowers will also be judge individually.
Do not forget about volunteering.
We need volunteers to help with pre-show/sales planning, making cuttings. We also need volunteers for show days sale setup & take down, potluck for volunteers and more.
Gretchen Ward is the mothers day chair, to help with this event or for more information, she and can be reached at MothersDay@SDepis.org.
Many people venture to the Casa Del Prado on Mother's Day explicitly to purchase epiphyllum cutting and plants.
A number are there just for something to do on Mother's Day and become impressed with the beauty of epiphyllums.
Help people fall in love with epiphyllums become involved. Do a display the theme is a way to add to the fun as figure out ways to display the blooms in a thematic setting that can really stretch you creativity and imagination.