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Central States Dahlia Society is a participating society of the American Dahlia Society (ADS). The ADS is made up of over 70 local dahlia societies within the United States and Canada. To find a dahlia society near you, or to learn about growing and showing dahlias visit the ADS website.

CSDS Calendar of Events

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CENTRAL STATES DAHLIA SOCIETY'S
2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

January 12 - Meeting - 1:00 pm

Elk Grove Village Library
1001 Wellington Ave.

Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007

Programs: Dahlia Forms - Marian Landerholm

2020 American Dahlia Society New Introduction Image Program - Jerry Landerholm

 

February 16 - Meeting - Elk Grove Village Library - 1:00 pm

CSDS's Annual Birthday Party Celebration & Tuber Auction - Jim Kassner, Auctioneer


March 8  - Meeting - Elk Grove Village Library - 1:00 pm
Program: Propagation Demonstrations, Methods & Tips – Club Experts


April 5 - ***CANCELLED***  Meeting - Elk Grove Village Library - 1:00 pm
(NOTE: Date Change, Meeting on the 1st Sunday.)
Annual Soup & Salad Challenge - Bring Your Special Delights & Enter the Competition.
Program: Top Growers Panel – Questions, Answers & Discussions on How to Grow Great Dahlias!


May 2 & 3 Chicago Botanic Garden Plant Sale, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022


Set-up May 1st (TBD)

 

May 15 - Pre-Order Plant Sale. Time TBD

Friendship Park Conservatory

395 W. Algonquin Road

Des Plaines, IL 60018


May 16 – Plant Sale at Friendship Park Conservatory - 10:00  am to 3:00 pm


June, July, Aug & Sept – Garden Walks (To be Decided. Please check back!)


September 12 & 13 – Botanic Garden Dahlia Show

Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

Set-up Thursday Sept 10, 11:00 am
Staging Friday Sept 11, 11:00 am
Staging Saturday Sept 12, 5:30 am until 9:45 am


October 11 - Elk Grove Village Library - 1:00 pm
Program: Tuber Division & Storage. How to Prepare Your Tubers for Over-Wintering.


NOVEMBER - Show Awards Banquet – (Date & place to be decided.)


November 8 - Meeting - Elk Grove Village Library - 1:00 pm
Annual CSDS Holiday Party


December – NO MEETING.