After a courageous battle with cancer, it is with sadness and sorrow that the Dahlia Society of New Brunswick announces the passing of John Armstrong on January 28th, 2018 at the age of 58. John was a well-known dahlia grower, exhibitor, lecturer and senior dahlia judge in Atlantic Canada. John was a great supporter of dahlia shows and exhibited for … See entire post.
We sadly note the passing, at age 86, of John Frater of Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand. John was the originator of the Taratahi line of dahlias. He also won prizes as a bagpiper and was a respected pipe major with his local band. John opened numerous dahlia shows by leading a procession with his bagpipes down the streets to the … See entire post.