Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.

The Dahlia
Society

For growers and enthusiasts to join in our passion for dahlias. The Greenwich Botanical Center is our parent organization.

What is The Greenwich Dahlia Socity?

The Greenwich Dahlia Society was started in 2007 by Barbara Collier and Steve Nowatarski, and GDS is an Accredited Society of the American Dahlia Society. It hosts its Annual Dazzling Dahlias Show for growers and enthusiasts to join in our passion for dahlias. The Greenwich Botanical Center is our parent organization.

Membership Offerrings

ADS/GDS Annual Membership $55.00 - You will receive regular bulletins and a copy of the coveted Classification and Handbook of Dahlias. You can access a treasure trove of information as well on the ADS website.
GDS Annual Membership $25 – In season a monthly get-together to discuss dahlias and meet other dahlia enthusiasts. Some free classes as well as an opportunity to participate in the Dazzling Annual Dahlia Show.

Tips on Dahlias

How to Grow Tips

Best Time to Buy:  If you know which dahlias you would like for the coming year, the best time to buy is November, and by January latest.   They are shipped to you in late spring, in time for planting around Memorial Day.

Where to Buy Online: Go to Dahlia Addict a directory of all growers where you can search by dahlia name or color.

Digging up Dahlias:  A wonderful pictorial on how to dig up and store dahlias from the American Dahlia Society.

New Grower Questions: You can reach out to Ken Pojman or Lisa Moser see details below.

Question?

ADS Representative and Membership:  Ken Pojman: samp323@optonline.net

General Questions & Volunteerism: Lisa Moser lmoser66@optonline.net

Annual Show: Vikki Cappiali: victoria@cappiali.com , Lisa Moser lmoser66@optonline.net

Upcoming Events

Dahlia Show: The Dazzling Dahlias Show is open to the public on Sunday, October 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., sale of flowers starts at 3:00 p.m. The event is open to exhibitors and novices on Friday September 29th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00p.m. and Saturday September 29th from 7:00a.m. to 11:00 a.m. followed by judging.
Future Dahlia Society Events will be posted end of January

Stay Connected

Ads Representative and Membership:  Ken Pojman: samp323@optonline.net
General Questions & Volunteerism: Lisa Moser lmoser66@optonline.net.
Annual Show: Vikki Cappiali: victoria@cappiali.com , Lisa Moser lmoser66@optonline.net

OUR DETAILS

Greenwich Botanical Center
130 Bible Street, P.O. Box 1600
Cos Cob, Connecticut 06807
+1 203-869-9242
info@greenwichbotanicalcenter.org
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Mon - Fri :  9:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday : Closed
Sunday : Closed