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
VDS 68th Annual Show and Pacific Northwest Dahlia Conference 2014 Annual Show
Novice growers encouraged to submit their blooms! Entry is free to all (you don’t need to be a member!) Please come by to see some of our best growing efforts with these spectacular flowers!!
Here are some instructions for taking your tubers from storage (or purchase) to growing in your garden. In March, check on your stored tubers. Remove any that are rotted or have mildew. Separate the remaining tubers into those with eyes and those without eyes. Place the tubers that do not have eyes in trays with…
Flowers of the Year 2013
The Flowers of the Year for 2013 have been announced. This year the flowers of the year were selected by the Nanaimo Galdiolus & Dahlia Society (we alternate years selecting the flowers of the year). The single will be Gwyneth which is an orange waterlily (WL OR). Photo from http://www.mountainvalleydahlias.com The triple will be Lakeview…
Samples of the dahlia tubers and plants that will be available at our sale
The most popular sell out early and stock is always dependent on how well the tubers overwintered. Here are some that are commonly available.
VDS GENERAL MEETING – THURSDAY, AUGUST 4
A reminder to club members that Thursday’s meeting is being held outdoors at Connie’s house (directions provided to club members in Teresa’s email). Members of the general public who would like to attend should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you the details .