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 RHS Wisley : June 20, 21.  The NDS have been invited along with other Specialist Societies to take part in the RHS "All About Plants" Weekend to be held at RHS Wisley on 20th - 21st June, this event is to promote Societies.  The NDS will be having a Bureau with a selection of Dahlia Plants for sale to raise funds for the Society and to promote awareness of the availability of plant types and cultivars, past, present and future.  So if you are looking for plants for your garden or to show, want to ask questions, come along to the Wisley Plant Societies Weekend.  Since the NDS is exhibiting at this event ,we are able to offer our Society Members a reduced entry fee of £8 to this event by members producing their 2014 Membership Card or the 2015 Winter Bulletin, the ticket gives reduced entry to the ticket holder only.

NDS Photo archive The photo gallery containing archive photos of the NDS has been updated - have a look.
There are two main parts - first photos of current NDS activities e.g Wisley, second the archive for David Brown - the society archivist, who has collected thousands of photos relating to dahlias - varieties, history people etc.  The archive now has an A to Z section which shows photos of dahlias that David has taken and collected over the years.  Have a look!

Awards:

Tom Bebbington
is awarded the NDS Silver Medal.
Tom receives the NDS Silver medal


John Bottomley
is Personality of the Year.
John is made Personality of the year  
Ian Hill is made a society Vice President.  He received the award from Geoff Gardener at the Northern AGM. Ian Hill

Wisley Show 2015:
 
Schedules now available on line - click tab on left to view.



Harrogate Show 2015:
Schedules now available on line - click tab on left to view.


NDS DVD - growing dahlias for garden, vase and show is now available.  This DVD by leading Dahlia grower, Dave Gillam, is available from the general Secretary June Nash price: £10 plus £3 P&P. Click on the DVD image to see the order form, and place your order.  It shows how to grow dahlias from initial tuber selection and propagation through to planting in the garden and showing flowers in a vase.