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Don Dramstad passes, 3/28/2024

It is with heavy hearts that the National Capital Dahlia Society reports the death of long-time member, Don Dramstad.  Don died March 28, 2024 at his winter home in Florida.  At Don’s request, there will be no funeral.  Rhonda plans to have a celebration of Don’s life in the fall during dahlia season.

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Member Talent Survey


Member’s Only

Do you have talents that could help ADS streamline its operations while providing additional benefits to ADS members and the local dahlia societies?

We want to know about your talents!  

More info

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New Intros 2024 Presentation and Video Available

A pdf (suitable for showing at a meeting) of the 2024 New Intros is now available: View (and download using Adobe) here.

Members may also access a narrated (downloadable) video in the Member Section of the site. 

  • Choose “Docs, forms, presentations, and policy/procedure information – Member Info Page” from the “Categories of Information” on the initial Member Info Page
  • Look
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The Nova Scotia Dahlia Society joins the North Atlantic Conference

The North Atlantic Conference is very happy to welcome the Dahlia Society of Nova Scotia, Canada to our conference. They will be included in all our conference emails and discussions. The mutual sharing of our member societies’ dahlia experiences and knowledge will be a great benefit to all of us.

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2023 Hart, Dudley, and Gullikson Awards

The Derrill W. Hart medal

Awarded to the cultivar that has the highest average trial garden score in the accredited trial gardens located across the United States and Canada during the previous year as an AA/A; B; BB; M; Ball/Miniature Ball/Pompon; ST/NX; and Waterlily. The highest three scores shall be used to determine such highest average. In case of ties, … See entire post.