March Meeting Highlights
Our March meeting featured two excellent presentations. One by Dwight from Integrity Sales and Distributors on fertilizer and the other by Cathy on Mason Bees. Fertilizer We all know that dahlias and other plants require certain nutrients to thrive and many of us apply fertilizer to help supply those nutrients. The question is how do…
Grown from seed 2018
Teresa Thom awarding Anton deBree the trophy for best seedling 2018.
Dahlia Show is Open to Everyone
This is just a reminder that the Victoria Dahlia Society Show is free for anyone to enter. You do not have to be a Society member, you just need to have some dahlias in your garden. You also don’t have to have any experience showing dahlias as there are many Society members who would be…
VDS Members Win at the American Dahlia Society National Show
Congratulations to VDS members Phil, Teresa, Paul and Connie for their showing last weekend at the American Dahlia Society National Show in Portland Oregon. Phil and Teresa won 5 ribbons , Paul won 2 Head table awards and Connie won 5 Head table awards and Best Bloom in Show.
Dahlias Make a Dramatic Impact in Borders and Pots
Dahlias work extremely well as border plants and in pots and as an added benefit the bees and butterflies love them. Pictured below are some dahlia varieties that work particularly well in the garden border, including Rembrandt which grows to about 12″ tall and Bonne Esperance which grows to 18 to 24″.
2018 Annual Show
2018 Show Poster Show Catalogue 2018 v5 for a copy of the 2018 show catalog cover contact Anton (it’s too big to attach here) Cathy presenting to Paul Mckittrick, Trophy for Best Single Flower of the 2018 Show.