From the www.dahliahill.org website:
CHARLES BREED 1-31-1927 TO 6-30-2018
CHARLES BREED PASSED AWAY SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018. HE WAS A TEACHER, ICON OF THE LOCAL ART COMMUNITY, FOUNDER OF DAHLIA HILL AND TRULY UNIQUE INDIVIDUAL. HE WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED.
Dr. Hannu Pappu, Washington State University virologist, has been honored with the Humboldt Award. The award is granted, in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date, to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.
Pappu is the President … See entire post.
If you sell dahlias and are located in the United States, The American Dahlia Society (ADS) would like to test a portion of your dahlia stock at no cost to you. (Unfortunately, the logistics of sending leaf samples into the US precludes testing for companies outside the US.) Funding from the Scheetz-Chuey Foundation will make this possible and the … See entire post.
What is the difference between a garden dahlia and an exhibition dahlia? Where can I see examples of each?
In response to this sort of question, Alan Fisher, The Chairman of the Garden Dahlias Committee has prepared a presentation showing a couple dozen dahlias, examples of garden dahlias, exhibition dahlias, and dahlias that work for … See entire post.
Our beloved Bill McClaren, former owner of Alpen Gardens, and founder of the Montana Dahlia Society, passed away on March 13, 2018 at the age of 89. Bill is survived by his wife, Lois; children, Steve, Marla, Mary, and Marjory; grandchildren, Jacy, Mandi, Dylan, and Jesse; and, great-grandchildren, Greta, Thomas, Vaida, Zachary, Ania, Drew, Devin, Will, and Addy.
For nearly … See entire post.
The American Dahlia Society – The Second 50 Years was published in 2015 in conjunction with the 100 year ADS anniversary celebration.
This publication is based on the Bulletins from 1965 – 2014 and is a buffet of tidbits-dim sum or tapas–of information that presents the ADS, the flower, and its people for your enjoyment.
It is not intended to … See entire post.
The revised 4th Edition of the nation’s most popular dahlia growing guide is now available.
This 48 page, fully illustrated publication is your month-by-month primer on dahlia culture; it offers well-seasoned, authoritative advice for beginners and expert growers. There is nothing like it!
With heavy heart we need to inform the dahlia community of the passing of Nancy Moore, who for more than the past half century, was a prominent member of the American Dahlia Society. Nancy was fully one-half of the “Moore Team” along with her late husband and past president of the ADS, James C. “Bud” Moore.
She passed on April … See entire post.