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Image Submission for 2021 New Intros

Due to a technical difficulty, the Image Submission for 2021 New Introductions  instructions and release form will not appear in the September Bulletin as planned.  If you want to submit pictures (and we hope you do) for the 2021 New Introductions DVD, please go to the Member Info Page and find the instructions and release form under “Doc and Forms”. … See entire post.

Danielle Parshall passes away

 

 

Danielle Parshall passed away the morning of July 15, 2020.  Having been ill for quite some time, she was residing in an in an Adult Family Home and, due to Covid-19, her husband Dick was only allowed to see her through a window.  

Dick and Danielle were active in their home society, Snohomish County Dahlia Society (SCDS), the … See entire post.

Day of the Dead? No! Day of the Dahlia!

For this year’s Central States Dahlia Society’s show the society sponsored  a poster competition to complement their artistic design theme.  Over 200 hundred votes were cast to choose among 16 entries.  The winning poster by Larry Cole did a fun take on the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead.
 
In addition to the play on the name “Day of
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World’s Largest Dahlia Contest

Deborah Dietz, manager of the World’s Largest Dahlia Contest, invites you to include this fun category in your local and regional shows.  The rules are simple:

  1. Bloom must be a named cultivar.
     
  2. Dahlia does NOT need leaves but must have stem and stand free in a show container.
     
  3. Dahlia can have blown center but not necessarily.
     
  4. Dahlia
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Schedule of local shows 2019 is posted

Many societies have submitted the details about their local shows for the 2019 growing season.  These shows are open to the public and are a wonderful place to see various cultivars (grown in your area) and to talk dahlias with local growers.

Visit Local Shows 2019 to see the schedule.  Hope you can get to a show.… See entire post.