The next meeting of The Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society will be at 10 am on Saturday, August 22, 2015. This will be a pot-luck picnic at the home of Annette and Wes Bowers, Kennett Square. There will be a hands-on learning opportunity showing how to stage your dahlias for the show. A judging seminar will also be conducted. If you are not a member and would like to learn how to "stage" your dahlias, please contact a member; all are welcome.
The 2015 Annual Dahlia Show is September 12 and 13 at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square.
For pictures of the 2014 show, visit The Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society Facebook page.
The 2014 Show Results are available here as a PDF.
The 2013 Show Results are available here as a PDF.
The 2012 Show Results are available here as a PDF. To view the results, you will need Adobe Reader. Download Adobe Reader.
Many thanks to all who purchased tubers at the Genesis Walkway in Kennett Square and at Longwood Gardens. The members of The Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society had a successful growing and storage year, resulting in a particularly nice selection of tubers for sale. Thanks to all who donated their tubers and worked at the sale. We hope that all who purchased tubers have good luck; don't forget to consult your Growing Dahlias brochure for advice and information. Perhaps some of you will display them at our show in September!
The 2014 Show Program is available here as a PDF. To view the program, you will need Adobe Reader. Download Adobe Reader.
All are welcome to join our dahlia society; our membership fee is very reasonable and entitles you to the quarterly newsletter and our four annual meetings.
Details and the membership form are available under the About tab, then GPDS membership, above.
The Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society was founded in 1948 for the purpose of promoting the dahlia in its many forms and varieties. An annual Dahlia Show is held in September. Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is kind enough to allow us to use their beautiful facility as a backdrop for the fruits of our labor. Anyone interested in growing dahlias is invited to participate in the Society.
by Martin Kral
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August 22, 2015
the home of Annette and Wes Bowers
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania