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ADS Photo Contest 2022 – Winners


2022 ADS Photo Contest Grand Prize Winner


Scott’s Snocap by Larry Smith

Congratulations Larry!



The photos entered in this year’s contest give me hope for my garden this year. The weather may be rainy and grey in Washington, but the photos are rays of sunshine.

Congratulations to all the winners. Thank you to the eighty-eight exhibitors … See entire post.

2023-2024 Insurance Information Now Available

To All Participating and Affiliated Dahlia Societies in the USA

The ADS will continue the General Liability Insurance Program for the 2023-24 year. The new policy period is from March 15, 2023, to and including March 14, 2024.  This year you are being given the option of applying and paying for your subscription online or as in past years by … See entire post.

People’s Choice Photo Contest

Winner People’s Choice 2022 Photo Contest


Who me?
Photograph by Jackie Fogerty


Special Mention Photographs/Photographers
(Click on photo to see name, photographer, and a larger image.)


See the gallery of all the entries here.See entire post.

2022 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 … See entire post.