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2016 Trial Garden Planting

The Dahlia Trial Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum will be...

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Arb Picnic 2016

Saturday, June 11th Picnic at the Arb This year’s spring picnic is at the...

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2016 Bachman’s Late Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19 Fall Dahlia Show Location:...

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2016 Bachman’s Late Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19 Fall Dahlia Show Location:...

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2016 Art in Bloom @ MIA

This splendid rite of spring celebration highlights the talents of more than 150 local floral artists whose work will be on view next to the artworks that inspired them.

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MPLS Home and Garden Show – Dahlia Talk

George Broostin will be speaking for MDS, at the Home and Garden...

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General Meeting May 2016

Monday, May 9th, 6:15 p.m. General Meetings are held at the Oak Grove...

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2016 Calendar

MDS Calendar of Events General Meetings are on the Second Monday of...

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General Meeting May 2016

Monday, May 9th, 6:15 p.m. General Meetings are held at the Oak Grove...

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General Meeting March 2016

Erin from Minnesota Pollinators will give a presentation on plant/garden pollinators – will explore the use of insect hotels.

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General Meeting Feb 2016

Oak Grove Lutheran Church 7045 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis

Chinese New Year

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2016 Bachman’s Late Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19 Fall Dahlia Show Location:...

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March Judges Meeting

One focus of this meeting is to review and compare our Trial Garden outcomes against the final official ADS scores/classifications from other Trial Gardens.

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2015 Judges Calendar

  Saturday, January 24 Quarterly Judges’ Meeting Validation of...

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Judges

MDS Judges’ Information The MDS Judges’ Calendar of Events for...

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2015 Awards Dinner

Sunday, November 8th, 4:30 p.m. Banquette and Awards
Banquette room in the Hampton Inn bldg. on the NE corner of 694 and Lexington Ave.

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Show Results

Below are the Show results from the Minnesota State Fair and...

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2015 Bachman’s Court

These are the Court of Honor winners from the 2015 fall show at...

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2015 State Winners

These are photos some of the Court of Honor winners. I couldn’t get...

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2016 Spring Tuber Sale

Show quality Dahlia tubers, below retail prices.

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Judges

MDS Judges’ Information The MDS Judges’ Calendar of Events for...

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2016 Bachman’s Late Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19 Fall Dahlia Show Location:...

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2016 Art in Bloom @ MIA

This splendid rite of spring celebration highlights the talents of more than 150 local floral artists whose work will be on view next to the artworks that inspired them.

Read More

2016 Calendar

MDS Calendar of Events General Meetings are on the Second Monday of...

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MPLS Home and Garden Show – Dahlia Talk

George Broostin will be speaking for MDS, at the Home and Garden...

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2016 Calendar

MDS Calendar of Events General Meetings are on the Second Monday of...

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2015 State Fair Crowd

The crowd seemed very excited about the show this year. We got lots of...

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2015 State Winners

These are photos some of the Court of Honor winners. I couldn’t get...

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2015 State Fair Behind the Scenes

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to create such a large...

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2016 Trial Garden Planting

The Dahlia Trial Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum will be...

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2015 North Central Trial Garden

Clearview Royal MB DB D&D Parshall 94.3; Destiny’s Teachers O V R Lobaugh 91.5; Anthony Armelin ST R Murphy 87.9; Clearview Butterscotch M FD LB D&D Parshall 87.6; Glencoe Fluff BB LC DB Chmura 87

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2014 North Central Trial Garden

Kelsey Dwarf (MS LV/pr) took the award for highest score in the garden as well as first bloom on June 24 (just 3 weeks after planting!) and thrilled container enthusiasts with its season-long multitude of eye-catching flowers on neat, 2’x2’ plants. Hollyhill Rudolph (MB RD) followed early July and was very appealing to garden visitors with its floriferous, fire-engine red, globular blooms dotting dense foliage. A cold spell in early August slowed the plants, but by mid-month KA’s Cloud (A ID WH), substantial in size, was as delicate as a cloud at sunrise with its pastel blush. Clearview Sharon (B C YL) and Hollyhill Jeanette (BB C OR) popped from the garden with their striking cactus forms

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2013 North Central Trial Garden

Lo-Joy (MS-RD) took the award for the garden’s first bloom June 14; followed closely by Lo-Redeye (MS-DB) that thrilled the container gardeners with its season-long, eye-catching color and floriferousness. Doodlebug swayed the judges to garner the highest score in the garden (91.1).

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2016 Trial Garden Planting

The Dahlia Trial Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum will be...

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2016 Spring Tuber Sale

Show quality Dahlia tubers, below retail prices.

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2015 North Central Trial Garden

Clearview Royal MB DB D&D Parshall 94.3; Destiny’s Teachers O V R Lobaugh 91.5; Anthony Armelin ST R Murphy 87.9; Clearview Butterscotch M FD LB D&D Parshall 87.6; Glencoe Fluff BB LC DB Chmura 87

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2014 North Central Trial Garden

Kelsey Dwarf (MS LV/pr) took the award for highest score in the garden as well as first bloom on June 24 (just 3 weeks after planting!) and thrilled container enthusiasts with its season-long multitude of eye-catching flowers on neat, 2’x2’ plants. Hollyhill Rudolph (MB RD) followed early July and was very appealing to garden visitors with its floriferous, fire-engine red, globular blooms dotting dense foliage. A cold spell in early August slowed the plants, but by mid-month KA’s Cloud (A ID WH), substantial in size, was as delicate as a cloud at sunrise with its pastel blush. Clearview Sharon (B C YL) and Hollyhill Jeanette (BB C OR) popped from the garden with their striking cactus forms

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2015 Dahlia of the Year

Woodland’s Wildthing
2203 B SC OR

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2016 Trial Garden Planting

The Dahlia Trial Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum will be...

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Arb Picnic 2016

Saturday, June 11th Picnic at the Arb This year’s spring picnic is at the...

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