Greenwich Dahlia Society

HISTORY

The Greenwich Dahlia Society was founded in 2007 and in 2018 hosted our 11th Annual Dazzling Dahlias Show. Each year we welcome new growers and encourage all dahlia enthusiasts to join us in our passion for these delights of nature! The Greenwich Dahlia Society (GDS) is an accredited society of the American Dahlia Society. The Greenwich Botanical Center (GBC) is our parent organization.  

 


IN THE NEWS

New grower and Cos Cobber win GDS 2018 Queen of Show and Best in Show! G Patch 2018

NEW GROWER CORNER

How to Grow Tips:  Click Here

Best Time to Buy:  If you know which dahlias you would like for the coming year, try to find online and order by January - February.  They will be shipped to you in late spring, in time for planting!

Where to Buy Online: A directory of all growers with search by dahlia name! Dahlia Addict Link - http://dahliaaddict.com/

New Grower Questions: Please reach out to Susan Hut at 203-205-7430 with any questions!

Become a Greenwich Dahlia Society Member: Only $25

BECOME A GDS MEMBER!


UPCOMING EVENTS

Workshop: Dahlias 101 on Saturday, April 27 at 10.00 a.m. Click here to register.

Featuring Pamela Schaefer, winner of last year's Queen of Show, to talk about the history of Dahlias and the different types of dahlias. Also, renown grower, Susan Hut, will explain how to grow, tend to and store dahlias. It will include potting and special Dahlia care topics and you will receive 3-4 tubers to take home.

Dahlia Show: Dazzling Dahlias Show, Saturday September 21st open to the public at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday September 22nd 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 on Friday September 20th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 21st from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


AMERICAN DAHLIA SOCIETY (ADS) RESOURCES

ADS Classification and Handbook of Dahlias (comes with ADS membership) Otherwise known as “The Dahlia Bible”, an invaluable must have pocket guide! Click here to order

ADS Guide to Judging Dahlias ($4.00) Order Here

ADS & GDS Annual Membership

Become a dual member for $40 and receive regular bulletins and treasure trove of information, including the Classification and Handbook of Dahlias. 

BECOME A DUAL MEMBER!

 


CONTACT

Membership:  Ken Pojman samp323@optonline.net or info@greenwichbotanicalcenter.org

General Questions & Volunteerism: Lisa Moser: LisaM@GreenwichBotanicalCenter.org

Annual Show: Lisa Moser: LisaM@GreenwichBotanicalCenter.org or Barbara Collier babsmcollier@aol.com