Monday, May 13, 2019
Saturday, May 18th will be the last tuber sale of the year held by the Lane County Dahlia Society. The sale will take place from 10 AM until 4 PM and will be located at the Key Bank on River Road. The address is 1980 River Road. Key Bank is located right in front of the Bi-Mart, just south of the Beltline Expressway. Please come early for the best selection. We have 100's of varieties for sale in a wide assortment of forms, sizes and colors. With the sun out and the outside temperature warming, now is the perfect time to plant! All tubers will be $3.50 each or 5/$15. We hope to see you there!
Sunday, May 5, 2019
What: A Garden Extravaganza! - A dahlia tuber sale and plant sale held in conjunction with the Willamette District Garden Clubs
When: Saturday, May 11th from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: The Key Bank on River Road, located right in front of Bi-Mart. The address is 1960 River Road.
The Lane County Dahlia Society has recently received a large donation of all new dahlia tubers. We will have 100's of varieties for sale in a great assortment of bloom sizes, colors, and forms. All tubers will sell for just $3.50 each. The Garden Clubs will be selling Perennial Planters and Garden Planters. Just in time for Mothers Day and the perfect time to get those new dahlia tubers in the ground. Please come early for the best selection. We hope to see you there!
For more information please call 541-337-0528 or 541-954-9694.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its May meeting Thursday, May 2nd at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. At this month's meeting, Deb and Lexa will give a new presentation on choosing the right dahlia varieties for your garden. Whether you are looking for the best dahlias to exhibit or the best varieties for cut flowers, we will share lots of ideas, just in time for this month's tuber sales! The meeting will also feature a short talk by Eugene about inspecting your tubers and finding the eyes. There will be door prizes and free refreshments available.The meetings are free and open to the public. We hope that you will join us!
*Also, please note, the next chance to purchase from a large selection of dahlia tubers will be Saturday, May 11th. 10 AM-4 PM at the Key Bank on River Road, in front of the Bi-Mart "A Garden Extravaganza"! A sale in conjunction with the Willamette District Garden Clubs. 100's of dahlia tubers for sale along with plant starts, bouquets and garden planters.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Lane County Dahlia Society Annual Tuber Auction & Sale
When: Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Where: Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene
Time: The auction will start at 7:30 PM sharp, to be followed by open sales tables approx. 1 hour later
What: Choice dahlia tubers will be auctioned off and sold to support the activities of the Lane County Dahlia Society. After the auction, there will be tables loaded with different dahlia tubers for sale. There will be free door prizes throughout the evening, as well as free refreshments. This is always a fun evening and we hope that you will join us! Call 541-337-0528 or 541-344-0970 with any questions
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its March meeting Thursday, March 7th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The March meeting will feature a brand new power-point presentation titled " Dahlia Varieties 101: Choosing the correct dahlias for your Garden". Deb Gilmer and Lexa Cookson will share their current favorite dahlias for exhibiting, to grow for cut flowers, and to plant in a mixed garden bed. They will also talk about how to choose dahlia varieties to create pleasing bouquets for your home and the latest unique dahlia varieties available.There will also be door prizes and free refreshments provided. The meeting is free and open to the public. Whether you are a first time visitor or a long-time L.C.D.S. member, we hope that you will join us!
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Our February dahlia meeting will be held Thursday, February 7th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The topic of this meeting will be new dahlia introductions for 2019. We will show a DVD that presents all of the new dahlias that earned a passing score at the 2018 trial gardens. Also, it is time to renew your membership, if you haven't already done so. It should be a fun winter's night full of lovely dahlia blooms and help us all plan and dream about our upcoming garden. There will be refreshments and door prizes too. As always, the meeting is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
January is the time to renew your dahlia society membership and pay yearly dues to help sustain our organization. If you joined the Lane County Dahlia Society after September 1st, 2018, then your dues are good through 2019. We encourage all members to join the American Dahlia Society and the Pacific Northwest Dahlia Conference as well.
American Dahlia Society $24 per person, $27 for a family. Members receive the quarterly ADS Bulletin and the 2010 Classification Guild. The Bulletin contains timely articles pertaining to dahlias, information on new cultivars, and a host of other topics. The Classification book is indispensable as a guide that states which cultivars performed well in your region and lists winning varieties from around the nation. The ADS provides a great service to all dahlia enthusiasts at a bargain price.
Pacific Northwest Dahlia Conference $10 per person or $15 for a family. The PNDS hosts 3 trial gardens: Inland Empire Garden in Spokane, Canby Trial Garden in Canby, Oregon & the Victoria Trial Garden on Canada's Vancouver Island. The PNDS provides training for judges, maintains records for all member societies, and sponsors an annual show. Each member of the PNDS receives 3 newsletters a year, a membership booklet, and an exhibiting number.
Please renew your dues by mailing them to our Treasurer Phyllis Shafer at : 222 E. Broadway #501 , Eugene, OR 97401. Make all checks payable to : The Lane County Dahlia Society.
Our first meeting of the new year will be held Thursday, February 7th. at the Celeste Campbell Center in Eugene. Our program that evening will be a DVD of the new 2019 dahlia introductions. We hope to see you there!