The June meeting of the Lane County Dahlia Society will be held Thursday, June 2nd 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. 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!
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Saturday, May 21st, 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. We have recently received a large donation of all new tubers, so there will be dozens of varieties for sale that we haven't had at any of our previous sales this year. 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 see you there!
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its May meeting Thursday, May 5th 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. 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 opportunity to purchase dahlia tubers:
Saturday, May 7th. 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, March 5, 2016
Lane County Dahlia Society Annual Tuber Auction & Sale
When: Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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 17, 2016
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The Lane County Dahlia Society will hold its March meeting Thursday, March 3rd at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. LCDS's own Eugene Kenyon, owner of River's Dahlias, will talk about and demonstrate three methods of propagating dahlias using tubers, seeds, and cuttings. To encourage members to grow seedlings for this summer, he will distribute seed from dahlias that he has crossed and grown. Come and be part of the fun! Maybe you will raise from seed the next Big Winner! There will also 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 21, 2016
Our February dahlia meeting will be held Thursday, February 4th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The topic of this meeting will be new dahlia introductions for 2016. We will show a DVD that presents all of new dahlias that earned a passing score at the 2015 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!
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Our November dahlia meeting will be held Thursday, November 5th at 7:30 PM at the Celeste Campbell Center, 155 High Street, Eugene. The topic of this meeting will be the proper digging, dividing, and storage of dahlia tubers. Society members will be set up at many work stations, giving hands-on demonstrations of tuber dividing. This is one of our most popular meetings of the year and we expect a large turnout. As always, the meeting is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!