2024 SEMDS Events

Saturday, January 20, 2024, 3:00-5:00 pm – Bloomfield Twp Public Library

  • ADS Classification – ADS website, Classification Handbook of Dahlias
  • New 2024 Dahlia Introductions – ADS Video
  • Hybridizing Dahlias & Growing from Seed

Saturday, February 17, 2024, 3:00-5:00 pm – Bloomfield Twp Public Library

  • Starting Dahlias indoors
  • Starting Dahlias from cuttings 

Saturday, March 16, 2024, 2:00-5:00 pm – Bloomfield Twp Public Library

  • Pot Luck Dinner: Bring a dish to share
  • Fun Social Event, Raffle, and more
  • Opportunity to talk dahlias with other growers

Saturday, April 13, 2024, 3:00-5:00 pm – Telly’s Greenhouse, 3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083

  • Members will be dividing, bagging, and labeling tubers for the annual tuber sale. Come ready to work. Bring extra tubers to sell!

Friday, May 03, 2024, 4:00-7:00 pm – Telly’s Greenhouse, 3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083

  • Set up for Annual Tuber Sale 
  • SEMDS Member volunteers needed!

Saturday, May 04, 2024, 9:00-12:00 noon – Telly’s Greenhouse, 3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083

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

Saturday, May 25, 2024, 1:00-4:00 pm – Beverly Hills

  • SEMDS Member Garden Walk

Saturday, June 2024, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • SEMDS Member Garden Walk – TBD

Saturday, July 2024, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • SEMDS Member Garden Walk – TBD

Saturday, August 2024, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • SEMDS Member Garden Walk – TBD

Saturday, August 10, 2024, 9:00-2:00 pm – Bonneyville Mill Park, Bristol, Indiana

  • Midwest Dahlia Conference Judging Seminar & Summer Picnic
  • Great for those looking to certify as a judge and for those interested in hybridizing.

Friday – Sunday, September 6-8, 2024 SEMDS  Annual Dahlia Show

  • Orchard Mall, 6337 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield
  • Friday – 3:00 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 22, 2024, 2:00 pm – Clarkston

  • SEMDS Garden Walk and Year End Picnic
  • Dahlias in full bloom for you to enjoy
  • Bring drinks of choice and a dish to share

Saturday, October 05, 2024, 2:00-4:00 pm  – Telly’s Greenhouse, 3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083

  • Presentation on digging, dividing, and storage of Dahlia tubers for the winter. Storing tubers over the winter can be the most frustrating aspect for new growers. Invite your friends to attend. There will be a presentation followed by a “hands on” demonstration that all dahlia growers will benefit from

Saturday, October 19, 2024 – Alibi Inn 6700 Rochester Rd., Troy, MI  48098  Starts @ 5:00 pm SEMDS End of Season Banquet

  • All SEMDS Members invited – Don’t miss it!

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