Victoria Dahlia Society


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    Calendar 2016

    No Meeting in January or February.

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    March 3, 2015 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Warming & Waking Dormant Tubers

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    April 7, 2016 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Starting Tubers in Pots; Garden Prep

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     April 9, 2016– Victoria Dahlia Society Plant & Tuber Sale (one day only!)

    9:30am to 2:00pm at Knox Presbyterian Church, 2964 Richmond Rd, Victoria map

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     May 5, 2016 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: tentatively Planting Tubers; Dahlia Photography

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    June 2, 2016 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: TBD

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    July 7, 2016 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Disbudding & Disbranching Dahlias

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    August 4, 2016 – VDS General Meeting

    7:30pm at a club member’s garden. This month we are not meeting at the Wellesley.

    Topic: Staging Flowers for the Show; Arrangements in Bowls and Baskets

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    August 27-28,  2016 – Nanaimo Dahlia Society Show

    Held at the Country Club Centre, Nanaimo.

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    September 1, 2016- VDS General Meeting 

    7pm (earlier time!) will be held outdoors at a member’s home.  Topic: Parlour Show – a just for fun, informal show awarding the Iverson Trophy; Seedling Judging – new seedlings judged by popular acclaim.

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    September 2-3,  2016 – Vancouver Dahlia Society Show

    Held at the Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver.

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    September 2-4,  2016 – Saanich Fair

    Those interested in entering blooms must purchase entry tickets at least a week ahead.  See the Saanich Fair Prize List.

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    70th Annual Victoria Dahlia Society Show, 2016

    September 10-11, 2016

    Location: Prospect Lake Community Hall

    See the Show Catalogue 2016 for more details.

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    September 16-18,  2016 – Luxton Fair

    Held at the Luxton Fairgrounds, Langford.

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    September 17-18,  2016 – Fraser Valley Dahlia Society Show

    Held at the George Preston Rec Centre, Langley.

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    October 6, 2016 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Digging, Dividing,& Storing Tubers

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    November 3, 2016 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Election of the Executive for 2017; Tuber Clump Auction

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    December – No General Meeting

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    December  1, 2016 – Annual Christmas Dinner

    Details yet to be confirmed, members must pre-register.