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2015 Events Calendar

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Saturday, April 11th MDS Annual Tuber Sale

Very competitive prices with no postage expense
Bachman's Garden Center, Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
7:00 a.m. Setup and Presale for MDS Members
9:00 - 2:00 Open to the Public
Tuber List PDF    Tuber List Excel

Thursday May 7th, 6:30 p.m. MDS Board Meeting

Davanni's on Penn Ave., Richfield, MN
Heidi Zierdt will be bringing information regarding 2 options
for potential locations that we are looking at for the 2016 Midwest Dahlia Show.
We would like your approval to move forward with contracting with one of the two locations.
Eric will demonstrate the new website.

Saturday, May 9th MDS at the Arboretum Auxiliary Spring Plant Sale

If you missed our tuber sale at Bachman's, we will be selling the rest at the ARB sale.
The sale is held at the Arboretum Picnic Shelter area near the Marion Andrus Learning Center.
Some boxes are available, but bring your own containers and carts for easier carrying. General Arboretum admission applies.
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska
Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Come early for best selection.

May 11th General Meeting & Potluck Dinner

Come to learn How to Grow Dahlias from A to Z.
Monday, May 11th, 6:15 p.m. at the Oak Grove Lutheran Church
7045 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis. Use East entrance on Augsburg Ave.
Join us for a potluck meal at 6:15. Bring a dish to share and your tableware.

June 6th Midwest Conference

Annual Midwest Dahlia Association Meeting 2015

Conference will be held at High Dive Pavilion in Elkhart, Indiana

MDS Member Duane A. Reynolds passed away on 5/3/2015

In 1990, Duane received the Bronze Medal for outstanding service to the Minnesota Dahlia Society. A former Hennepin County Master Gardener and Past President of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society, Duane was also very active in many gardening and horticultural organizations such as the North Star Lily Society, and the Mens and Womens Garden Club of Minneapolis. Our condolences go out to his family.

Reference the Star Tribune and Online Obit