Thursday, June 26, 2014

July Meeting


The July meeting of the Lane County Dahlia Society will be held Thursday, July 10th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center. Our presentation will be all about pest management with Gail Karlson, OSU Master Gardener. Come learn about good bugs and bad bugs and what's eating your dahlias. There will be door prizes and free refreshments available. The meeting is free and open to the public. We hope that you will join us!

**Please note July's meeting is the 2nd Thursday of the month, not the 1st Thursday of the month as is normal. We moved the meeting to accommodate the 4th of July weekend. Have a safe and happy 4th and we will see you at July's meeting!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Key Bank Tuber Sale


This Saturday, May 17th, will be the last tuber sale of the year held by the Lane County Dahlia Society. The sale will take place from 9 AM until 3 PM and will be located at the Key Bank on River Road. The address is 1960 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. With the sun shinning and the outside temperature warm, now is the time to plant. All tubers will be $3.50 each or 5/$15. We hope to you there!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

May Meeting


The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its May meeting Thursday, May 1st 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. 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!

Saturday, March 8, 2014

April Tuber Auction & Sale






Lane County Dahlia Society Annual Tuber Auction & Sale

When: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Where: Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene

Time: The auction will start at 7:00 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 19, 2014

March Meeting


Michael Canning, building a new Lasagna bed

Our March dahlia meeting will be held Thursday, March 6th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. Michael Canning & Cheryle Hawkins will give a presentation on the "Lasagna Bed" method of gardening and all the benefits that it offers to the dahlia grower. We will also discuss what's happening in the garden this month. Bring your questions for our "mini-clinic", held before the evening's main presentation. As always, the meeting is free and open to the public. 


Above, a newly built bed. Below, other beds months later. They have composted down and are full of nutrients and rich organic materials for the growing dahlia plants.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Snow Cancellation


FEBRUARY MEETING CANCELLED

Due to the Winter Storm and hazardous driving conditions, we regret to inform you that the February meeting of the Lane County Dahlia Society has been cancelled. We look forward to seeing everyone once again at out next meeting Thursday, March 6th.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

February Meeting



Our February dahlia meeting will be held Thursday, February 6th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The topic of this meeting will be new dahlia introductions for 2014. We will show a DVD that presents all of new dahlias that earned a passing score at the 2013 trial gardens . As always, the meeting is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!