Meetings & Events
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from March through October at the VanDusen Botanical Garden (37th and Oak) in the Floral Hall. The meeting time is 7:30 p.m. Guests are always welcome.
General Meetings and Events for 2020
March 18, 2020
Preparation for the Tuber Sale, Set Up for the Year.
Discussion on Taking Cuttings and Starting Seeds.
April 11, 2020
THE ANNUAL TUBER SALE
Saturday 10:00 – 3:00 at VanDusen Garden.
April 15, 2020
The Annual Tuber Auction and
Planting Your Dahlias.
May 20, 2020
Julia Common and Her Story of Bees
Julia has been keeping bees for close to forty years. She is the co-founder and has been the Chief Beekeeper with “Hives for Humanity” for the last eight years. Julia has a story to tell of bees and the people with whom they share this earth, which she will share at this meeting.
Tips and Questions on Growing Dahlias.
June 17, 2020
Stopping and Disbudding Your Dahlias Speaker to be announced .
July 15, 2020
Preparations for our Annual Show.
August 19, 2020
Speaker to be announced.
August 29th & 30th
THE ANNUAL VDS SHOW 1:00 – 5:00 Saturday, 12:00 – 3:30 Sunday at VanDusen Garden
September 16, 2020
Annual Potluck Dinner and Parlour Show.
Please note this meeting starts at 6:30.
October 21, 2020
Preparing Your Tubers for the Winter – Digging, Dividing and Storing. Election of the 2021 Executive.