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SEMDS Training Information

Integrated Pest Management – Keith Berven

ADS Classification and Handbook of Dahlias – Sherree Kneller

Starting Dahlias Indoors – Gary Polencyk

Growing Dahlias from Seed – Don Reinhard

Labelling Dahlia Plants & Tubers – Sherree Kneller

Classifying Dahlias  http://www.semds.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Classifying-Dahlias-Jan-2017.pdf

Buying Dahlia Tubers  http://www.semds.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Tuber-snob-20190119.pdf

Starting Tubers Indoors  http://www.semds.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Start-Dahlia-Tubers-Indoors-20190216.pdf

YOUTUBE VIDEO SERIES – A SEASON OF GROWING DAHLIAS

Chapter 1 – Starting from seeds  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgkmLoamhhI

Chapter 2 – Taking Cuttings  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2pb3kNoxBk

Chapter 3 – Planting, Staking, & Topping  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFsTrNN7B4g

Chapter 4 – Disbranching & Fertilizing  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyYlu3F6ztQ

Chapter 5 – Disbudding  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YIxZPa1kPk

Chapter 6 – Dividing & Storing  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0icqxGVnOlI

TIP SHEETS

Planting Tip Sheet

Taking Tubers out of Winter Storage Tip Sheet  http://www.semds.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Preparing-Tubers-for-Planting.pdf

Preparing/Storing Tubers over Winter Tip Sheet  http://www.semds.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Preparing-and-Storing-Dahlia-Tubers.pdf


HELPFUL LINKS

The American Dahlia Society

ADS Classification Guide

Midwest Dahlia Conference

SEMDS Facebook

Virus information

DAHLIA addict

Colorado Dahlia Society THE BIG LIST

Greenhouse Megastore  https://www.greenhousemegastore.com

Summer Dreams Farm http://summerdreamsfarm.com

The Helpful Gardner http://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/

Invisible fence kits to help keep out deer, pets, etc. https://www.deerfencing.com/deer-fence-kits