A Brief History of the VDS
In 1946 the Victoria Gladiolus Club was created and it held annual shows in the Crystal Gardens. In 1951 or 1952 two Club members, Bill Kempster and Dorothy Eveleigh started growing dahlias and exhibiting them in the Club shows which were then held in the Victoria Curling Rink. At about this time the Club changed…
Upcoming Programs & Events
May 25 planting the learning garden at 2:00PM Saturday. June – Cathy F is doing more on spring and summer care of Dahlia plants along with insects. July – Teresa T and Lynn will do something on bouquets and cut flowers Aug.- Staging, and it will be held at Phils garden Sept.- Parlour Show
2019 Tuber and Plant Sale
click the link below to view/download the higher quality PDF version! Lady Darlene 2019 tuber and plant sale Poster
What’s Growing in the Dahlia Garden
It’s early-July and the dahlia garden is starting to come to life in Victoria. Below is a photo of Jomanda growing in Rob and Sarah’s garden – what’s growing in your garden? Send your dahlia photos to email@example.com so we can post what’s blooming in your garden.
Summer Care for Dahlias
GardenWise Magazine has published an informative article on Summer Care of Dahlias. Let’s just home that summer finally arrives! www.gardenwiseonline.ca/gw/plants/2001/07/01/summer-care-dahlias
Victoria Dahlia Society Show Catalogue is here!!!
It’s mid-June and my dahlias are growing well, soon it will be time to start disbranching and disbudding! It won’t be long before the blooms are ready and it will be time to bring them into the VDS Annual Show, taking place on August 16th and 17th at Westshore Town Centre. If you want to…