2019 SEMDS Events

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Saturday, January 19, 2019 – Bloomfield Twp Public Library, 3:00-5:00 pm

Saturday, February 16, 2019 – Bloomfield Twp Public Library, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Learn about starting your Dahlia tubers indoors.  Gary Polenychko and Sherree Kneller 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 16, 2019 – Bloomfield Twp Public Library, 2:00-5:00 pm

  • Pot Luck Supper: Bring a dish to share
  • Fun Social Event, Raffle, and more
  • Experienced growers will lead a Q&A session

Saturday, April 13, 2019 – Telly’s Greenhouse,       3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Member tuber swap
  • Members in good standing bring your extra tubers to trade

Saturday, April 20, 2019 – 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!

Saturday, May 04, 2019- 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 15 2019, 12:00 noon

  • Mystery Event – Details to be announced

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 12:00-3:00 pm

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Russell & Lucy Propst
  • MSU Tollgate Farms, Novi
  • Learn more about irrigation

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 5:00-8:00 pm

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Sherree Kneller
  • Learn about disbudding, disbranching, and insect control

Saturday, August 31, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm

  • ADS National Dahlia Show – If you want to learn more about showing dahlias join us for a show walk-through discussing the art of showing dahlias

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 5:00-8:00 pm

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Marty and Suzy Gross
  • Dahlias in full bloom for you to enjoy

Friday – Sunday, September 13 – 15 , 2019 SEMDS  Annual Dahlia Show

  • Orchard Mall, 6337 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield
  • 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 29, 2019, 3:00 pm SEMDS End of Year Social Event

  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Andy Kerr
  • Bring drinks of choice and a dish to share

Saturday, October 05, 2019 – Telly’s Greenhouse       3301 John R., Troy, MI 48083

12:00-2:00 pm
  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Gary Polenychko
2:00-4:00 pm
  • Presentation will review digging, dividing, and storage of Dahlia tubers for the winter
4:00 pm-Sundown
  • SEMDS Garden Walk – Frank Lopiccolo

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Alibi Inn 6700 Rochester Rd., Troy, MI  48098  Starts @ 5:00 pm SEMDS Annual Awards & Honors Dinner

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

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