2012 Michigan Dahlia Association Calendar of Events

March 18, 2012, Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Set up at Noon.

            Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, Room 125.

            Annual Silent Auction of new Dahlia Tubers, the 2012 New ADS Dahlia

             Introductions (DVD) and a presentation on “Pesticides and Insecticides”.

            Also a handout on Growing Dahlias will be available for new growers.

 

 April 29, 2012, Sunday 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Set up at Noon.

            Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Room 125 and 139.

            Annual Tuber Sale and “You too Can Grow Beautiful Dahlias (DVD).

 

May 19, 2012, Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Set up at 9:00 am.

            Dexter Mill, 3515 Central St., Dexter, MI.

            Annual Plant Sale.

 

June 2, 2012, Saturday 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

            High Drive Pavilion, 500 E. Beardsley, Elkhart, Indiana

            Annual Midwest Dahlia Conference Spring Meeting and Plant Sale.

9:00 am        Board of Trustees Meeting

10:30 am     Presentation: Taking & Understanding Soil Samples as they relate to our Dahlia by Bill McKibben.

11:30 am     Lunch

12:15 pm     Auction of Dahlia Plants. The sale benefits MDA in hosting the

                       Midwest Dahlia Conference Show.

 

August 11, 2012, Saturday

           Midwest Dahlia Conference Judging Seminar.

           Additional information will be forthcoming. The Midwest Dahlia

           Conference Web Page is:  www.midwestdahliaconference.org .

 

 

 

 

August 31 – September 2, 2012, Friday – Sunday

           79th Annual Midwest Dahlia Conference Show at Washtenaw

           Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River

           Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

           Aug 31, Fri   1:00 pm Set up, 11:30 pm Close.

           Sep 1, Sat     5:00 am Open, 10:00 am Judging, Noon Lunch and

                                   6:30 pm Dinner.

           Sep 2, Sun    9:00 am Open, 3:00 pm sell flowers and 4:00 pm

                                   tear down and clean up.

 

September 23, Sunday 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm

           Wine and Whine Garden Tour.

           1:00 – 3:00 pm       David & Debbie Knox, 734-587-2364

                                               8978 Oakville-Waltz Rd.

                                               Willis, MI 48191

           3:30 – 6:30 pm       Ed & Marge Robert, 734-459-1453

                                               51000 Warren Rd

                                               Canton, MI 48187

           Please RSVP to Ed & Marge Robert if you plan to attend.

                      

 

Note: Matthaei Botanical Gardens has now added parking meters and the rate is $1.20 per hour.

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