Wednesday, June 17, 2015

July Meeting


The July meeting of the Lane County Dahlia Society will be held Thursday, July 2nd at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center. Our presentation is titled "July in the Dahlia Garden" and will be presented by Wayne and Eleanor Shantz. Bring any dahlia related questions that you might have and also bring some blooms if you kept your dahlias in the ground over the Winter. 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!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

June Meeting


The June meeting of the Lane County Dahlia Society will be held Thursday, June 4th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center. Our presentation this month will be "The Secret of Growing Dahlias" by Brian Fullerton. Sonia Hall will also talk about taking care of your dahlia plants as they grow. 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. 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!

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Key Bank Tuber Sale


This Saturday, May 16th, 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 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!

Monday, April 13, 2015

May Meeting


The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its May meeting Thursday, May 7th 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 HUGE selection of dahlia tubers for sale at the meeting. All tubers will sell for $3.50 each. 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 two opportunities to purchase dahlia tubers:

Saturday, May 9th. 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.

Saturday, May 16th  10-AM -4 PM at the Key Bank on River Road, in front of the Bi-Mart. "Last Chance Tuber Sale". This will be your last chance to purchase quality dahlia tubers from the LCDS. Don't miss out!

Monday, March 9, 2015

April Tuber Auction and Sale


Lane County Dahlia Society Annual Tuber Auction & Sale

When: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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 18, 2015

March Meeting


The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its March meeting Thursday, March 5th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. This month's meeting is all about bees! Our first speaker of the evening will be Brian Dykstra. He is a bee educator with a Masters Degree focused on Pollination Biology. He will present a history of plant breeding, the biology of pollination, and speak about how the growing of dahlias relates to pollination of bees. Our second speaker will be Christine Cameron of Beyond Toxics. She will explain how to have a pollinator friendly garden using bee-friendly pesticide alternatives. 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!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

February Meeting


Our February dahlia meeting will be held Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The topic of this meeting will be new dahlia introductions for 2015. We will show a DVD that presents all of new dahlias that earned a passing score at the 2014 trial gardens . 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!