Wednesday, May 24, 2017

June Meeting


"Emily C."  MIN FD L, photo by Michael Canning

The June meeting of the Lane County Dahlia Society will be held Thursday, June 1st at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center. Our presentation this month will be lead by veteran L.C.D.S. grower Brian Fullerton, who will discuss getting water to our dahlia plants as the weather warms up and the dry season begins. Learn about different watering systems as well as theories about how much and when to water. Bring your questions! We will also have a last chance tuber sale. It will start at 7:00 PM and continue on during the refreshment break. All tubers will be just $1.The evening will also include some time to share remembrances of our late L.C.D.S. member Michael Canning, who unexpectedly passed away on May 14th. Michael was such a key part of our L.C.D.S. family and a true friend and mentor to all. We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Cheryle Hawkins and his Mother Shirley Canning.There will be door prizes and free refreshments also available. The meeting is free and open to the public. We hope that you will join us

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Last Chance Tuber Sale


Saturday, May 20th  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 sales in a wide assortment of forms, sizes and colors. With the sun finally 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!

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Garden Extravaganza - Tuber Sale


What: A Garden Extravaganza! - A dahlia tuber sale and plant sale held in conjunction with the Willamette District Garden Clubs

When: Saturday, May 13th 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.

Monday, April 24, 2017

May Meeting


The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its May meeting Thursday, May 4th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. At this month's meeting a pair of experienced dahlia growers will be on hand to discuss preparation methods for planting a dahlia garden. They will offer advice on when, where, and how to plant your dahlia tubers and will gladly answer any questions. We will also have a limited selection of dahlia tubers for sale at the meeting. All tubers will sell for $3.50 each. Tuber sales begin at 7:00 PM. 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. After our May meeting, the next chance to purchase from a large selection of dahlia tubers will be Saturday, May 13th. 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.

Friday, March 24, 2017

LCDS Annual Tuber Auction and Sale



Lane County Dahlia Society Annual Tuber Auction & Sale

When: Thursday, April 6th, 2017

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 541-461-8004 or 541-344-0970 with any questions

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

March Meeting



"Clearview Audrey" BB SC LB PK/WH


The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its March meeting Thursday, March 2nd at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The March meeting will debut a brand new program titled "Dahlia Varieties 101 - What are the right dahlias for your garden?". Written and presented By Lexa C. and Michael C., this presentation is aimed at both Novice dahlia growers and long-time dahlia growers alike. They will give dahlia variety suggestions for both exhibitors and home gardeners. Topics include the best varieties for cut flowers, new exhibition stand-outs, dahlias for the garden border, and unusual dahlia varieties.This power-point presentation is chock full of photos and will be sure to inspire all dahlia lovers for the upcoming season. There will also be door prizes and free refreshments available.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!

Saturday, January 21, 2017

February Meeting


"Hollyhill Jitterbug" BB SC OR

Our February dahlia meeting will be held Thursday, February 2nd at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The topic of this meeting will be new dahlia introductions for 2017. We will show a DVD that presents all of the new dahlias that earned a passing score at the 2016 trial gardens. 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!