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    Pest Control Strategies

    Many thanks to Judith for her excellent presentation on pest control at our last general meeting! For those who weren’t able to attend or would like a recap, here is the information: Pest Control Strategies The “big” growers in our … Continue reading

    Starting Dahlias From Seed – March 2013 Meeting

    This year, for fun, we are encouraging our members to grow dahlias from seed to see what flowers they might get. In September, we will have an informal flower show where members can show off their favourite blooms (judging will … Continue reading

    Wish List Updated: Dahlia Tools You Never Knew you Needed

    On Thursday, February 7th we gathered at the Wellesley Retirement Home for a tool demonstration given by Anne Roy with Lee Valley Tools. Anne did a great job of compiling an assortment of tools a dahlia gardener might use, even … Continue reading

    Dahlia Organizations

    If you’ve ever wondered about how the Victoria Dahlia Society, the Pacific Northwest Dahlia Conference and the American Dahlia Society all fit together then this post is for you. One way to think about it is to imagine a dahlia … Continue reading


    A reminder to club members that Thursday’s meeting is being held outdoors at Connie’s house (directions provided to club members in Teresa’s email). Members of the general public who would like to attend should send an email to and … Continue reading

    March Meeting Highlights

    Our March meeting featured two excellent presentations. One by Dwight from Integrity Sales and Distributors on fertilizer and the other by Cathy on Mason Bees. Fertilizer We all know that dahlias and other plants require certain nutrients to thrive and … Continue reading

    February Meeting Summary

    Reminder: Tuber and Plant Sale will be held at Westshore Town Centre April 30th at 9:30 am. What’s Up in the Garden Sarah, Connie and Ken brought tubers from storage to so we could all see how they had survived … Continue reading