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Burton & Rossett Dahlia Society have an evening with Chris Beardshaw on the  18th February 2015. For more details look on the NDS Societies page: NDS Societies  
Leeds Trials - results now on line.
Click tab to see phots and winner.
Malvern Show Success:

At the Malvern Autumn Show the NDS bureaux exhibit was awarded a Gold Award by the RHS.

Thanks to all who provided blooms and helped set the stand up.  In the photo on the right are members who helped stage the blooms.  Well done!

If you click the photo you will see a photo of the exhibit (without the happy members).

Malvern bureau
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.

Society Show Photos: I have received some click on the 'Show Photos' button to view.  Send in your show photos and I will add them in.
Awards: Ian Sutherland is Personality of the year, Lesley Whayman is awarded the Illuminated Scroll - click Awards button to see photos.  Also look at the members 2014 photos. 
Wisley Show 2014: 

The Wisley show was opened by Mary Berry.  she met some of the NDS team including President Ted Collins, Show manager Ron Thomas together with Brenda Thomas.
To see more photos of the show click the Wisley Show Photos button on the left.

Mary Berry at the show
Harrogate show 2014:

The Arthur Luck perpetual Challenge trophy class for Affiliated Societies had three entries this year.  The winners were NEDA, second Bishop Auckland, third was the Midlands.

  Society exhibits
A New Video on Propagation has been produced by Darren Everest.  To see this video click on the Darren's Video button on the left.

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.