2018 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 14
  July 15
Program
Plans for 2018
  Program
How to hybridize Dahlias
Refreshments
Mike Valler
  Refreshments
Sharon Askelson
 
   
February 11
  August 4
Program
Cuttings Project, Stem & Leaf Cuttings, Titles for Arrangements
  Special Event
Trial Garden Judging School & ADS updates
Refreshments
Kathy David
  9 am - Noon Malone's Garden,
 
    Kalispell, MT
March 11
     
Program
Soil Composition, Fertilizer & Irrigation
  August 17 - 19
Refreshments
Bill McClaren
  Special Event
NW Montana Fair Show
 
   
Kalispell, Montana
April 8
   
Program
Insect & Weed Control
  Sept 1 - 2
Refreshments
Dan Halverson
  Special Event
30th MDS Dahlia & Gladiolus Show
 
   
Kalispell Center Mall
May 5
   
Special Event
Annual Tuber Sale
  October 14
9am -2pm
Kalispell Center Mall
  Program
Review Shows & Storing Tubers
 
  Refreshments
John Kestell
May 6
     
Special Event
Potluck & Auction
  November 11
1:30pm
Malone's
  Special Event
Holiday Potluck
 
  1:30 p.m.
Betty & Jesse Malone
June 10
     
Program
Disbudding Dahlias
  December
1:30pm
Malone's Garden
  No Meeting
Refreshments Teresa Stump    
         

For additional information about an event, please contact us.

 

 

2018 Special Events

 
April 28 (1:00pm)
Tuber Sorting
Malone's, Kalispell, MT
 
May 5 (9am - 2pm)
MDS Annual Tuber Sale
Kalispell Center Mall, Kalispell, MT
 
August 4 (9am to Noon)
MDS Trial Garden Judging School
Malone's Garden, Kalispell, MT
 
August 11
5VDGS Gladiolus Show
Western Montana Fair
Missoula, MT
 
August 17 - 19
NW Montana Dahlia & Gladiolus Show
Northwest Montana Fair
Kalispell, MT
 
August 24 - 25
5VDGS Dahlia & Glad Show
Southgate Mall, Missoula, MT
 
September 1 - 2
30th MDS Dahlia & Gladiolus Show
Kalispell Center Mall, Kalispell, MT
 
September 20 -23
American Dahlia Society National Show
Hosted by Philadelphia Dahlia Society
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Sq, PA
2018 National Show