2017 Calendar of Events

 

The society holds a general business meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the beginning of each scheduled meeting, followed by a program at 2:30 p.m. The business meeting is open to all Montana Dahlia Society members. The program is open to anyone interested in learning more about growing dahlias.

         
January 8
  July 15
Program
Plans for 2017
  Program
How to hybridize Dahlias
Refreshments
Mike Valler
  Refreshments
Sharon Askelson
 
   
February 12
  August 5
Program
Leaf & Stem Cuttings
  Special Event
Trial Garden Judging School & ADS updates
Refreshments
Kathy David
  9 am - Noon Malone's Garden,
 
    Kalispell, MT
March 12
     
Program
Soil Composition & Fertilizer
  August 18-20
Refreshments
Bill McClaren
  Special Event
NW Montana Fair Show
 
   
Kalispell, Montana
April 9
   
Program
Insect & Weed Control
  Sept 2 - 3
Refreshments
Dan Halverson
  Special Event
29th MDS Dahlia & Gladiolus Show
 
   
Kalispell Center Mall
May 6
   
Special Event
Annual Tuber Sale
  October 8
9am -2pm
Kalispell Center Mall
  Program
Review Shows
 
  Refreshments
John Kestell
May 7
     
Special Event
Potluck & Auction
  November 12
1:30pm
Malone's
  Special Event
Holiday Potluck
 
  1:30 p.m.
Betty & Jesse Malone
June 11
     
Program
Disbudding Dahlias
  December
 
Arrangement Workshop
  No Meeting
1:30pm
Malone's Garden
   
Refreshments Teresa Stump    
         

For additional information about an event, please contact us.

 

 

2017 Special Events

 
April 29 (1:00pm)
Tuber Sorting
Malone's, Kalispell, MT
 
May 6 (9am - 2pm)
MDS Annual Tuber Sale
Kalispell Center Mall, Kalispell, MT
 
August 5 (9am to Noon)
MDS Trial Garden Judging School
Malone's Garden, Kalispell, MT
 
August 10
5VDGS Gladiolus Show
Western Montana Fair
Missoula, MT
 
August 12
5VDGS Dahlia Show
Western Montana Fair
Missoula, MT
 
August 18 - 20
NW Montana Dahlia & Gladiolus Show
Northwest Montana Fair
Kalispell, MT
 
August 26 - 27
Annual Dahlia & Gladiolus Show
Bower Place Mall, Red Deer, Alberta, CN
Alberta Dahlia & Gladiolus Society
 
September 1
5VDGS Dahlia & Glad Show
Southgate Mall, Missoula, MT
 
September 2 - 3
29th MDS Dahlia & Gladiolus Show
Kalispell Center Mall, Kalispell, MT
 
September 9-10
American Dahlia Society National Show
Hosted by Central States Dahlia Society
Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago, IL
2017 ADS National Show
 
September 10
Inland Empire Dahlia Society Show
Spokane Interstate Fair, Spokane WA