2018 SEMDS Events

2018 Calendar of Events

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Saturday, January 20, 2018 – Bloomfield Twp Public Library, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Dr. Keith Berven will explain how Dahlias are classified and organized in the ADS Classification Guide
  • A DVD introduction to the newest Dahlias accepted by the American Dahlia Society (ADS)
  • Bring friends interested in growing dahlias

Saturday, February 17, 2018 – Bloomfield Twp Public Library, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Learn about starting your Dahlia tubers indoors.  Gary Polenychko and Mary Lynn Cook will show you the methods they use to start Dahlias indoors to get an early start on the growing season.  Discussion will feature warming up the tubers you have in storage,  getting the tubers you ordered this winter ready for planting, potting indoors, and getting ready to plant outside.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Bloomfield Twp Public Library, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Pot Luck Supper: Bring a dish to share
  • Experienced growers will lead a Q&A session

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Telly’s Greenhouse, 3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Learn how to start Dahlias from cuttings
  • Members will be dividing, bagging, and labeling tubers for the annual tuber sale. Great learning opportunity for new growers. Bring extra tubers to sell!
  • Member tuber swap!!

Saturday, May 05, 2018 – Telly’s Greenhouse, 3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083, 9:00-12:00 pm

  • SEMDS ANNUAL Tuber & Dahlia Plant Sale
  • Open to the Public
  • Sale start at 9:00 AM SHARP
  • Reasonable prices – DON’T MISS OUT!

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Keith Berven
  • Learn about planting, fertilizing, watering, and insect control

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6:00-8:00 pm

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Mary Lynn Cook
  • Learn about disbudding, disbranching, and insect control

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Summer Dreams Farm, 4780 Seymour Lake, Oxford, MI 48371
  • Learn how to prepare and stage your flowers for showing at SEMDS Show

Friday-Sunday, September 14-16 , 2018 SEMDS Annual Dahlia Show

  • Friday – 4:00 pm SET UP, 6:00-11:00 PM STAGING
  • Saturday – 6:00-9:00 am STAGING, 10:00-12:00 noon JUDGING, 12:00-9:30 pm OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Sunday – 9:00-3:00 OPEN TO PUBLIC, 3:00 pm TEAR DOWN

Sunday, September 30 , 2018, 3:00 pm SEMDS Wine & Appetizer Social Event

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Andy Kerr
  • Bring wine of choice and appetizer to share

Saturday, October 06, 2018 – Telly’s Greenhouse, 3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083

3:00-5:00 pm

  • Presentation will review digging, dividing, and storage of Dahlia tubers for the winter
  • Bring wine of choice and appetizer to share

5:00 pm-Sundown

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Frank Lopiccolo

Saturday, September 30 , 2018 – Pasquale’s Restaurant, 31555 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak,  48073.  Starts @ 5:00 pm SEMDS Annual Awards & Honors Dinner

  • SEMDS Annual Awards & Honors Dinner
  • RSVP to Mary Lynn Cook gotmlc52@gmail.com  $15/person

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