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    Pest Control Strategies

    Many thanks to Judith for her excellent presentation on pest control at our last general meeting! For those who weren’t able to attend or would like a recap, here is the information: Pest Control Strategies The “big” growers in our … Continue reading

    Starting Dahlias From Seed – March 2013 Meeting

    This year, for fun, we are encouraging our members to grow dahlias from seed to see what flowers they might get. In September, we will have an informal flower show where members can show off their favourite blooms (judging will … Continue reading

    Learning Garden Takes a Break for 2013

    For the 2013 season the Victoria Dahlia Society will be taking a break from the Learning Garden.  But not to worry, there will be plenty of learning opportunities from coming to meetings, attending group events and, of course, from growing … Continue reading

    Wish List Updated: Dahlia Tools You Never Knew you Needed

    On Thursday, February 7th we gathered at the Wellesley Retirement Home for a tool demonstration given by Anne Roy with Lee Valley Tools. Anne did a great job of compiling an assortment of tools a dahlia gardener might use, even … Continue reading

    Growing Dahlias from Seed

    We grow our dahlias from tubers because that way we know what we are getting (each tuber cut from a clump will produce the same flower). However there is another way to grow dahlias and that’s from seed. With this … Continue reading

    Dahlia Organizations

    If you’ve ever wondered about how the Victoria Dahlia Society, the Pacific Northwest Dahlia Conference and the American Dahlia Society all fit together then this post is for you. One way to think about it is to imagine a dahlia … Continue reading

    Connie’s Winning Blooms Featured in the Times Colonist

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    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 … Continue reading

    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 … Continue reading

    2012 Show Catalogue

    The 2012 Victoria Dahlia Society Show catalogue is now available to view online. Click on the link below to see the catalogue and begin planning your entries for the August 25/26 show. 2012 Dahlia Show Catalogue You can also click … Continue reading

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