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|The NDS has a range of items for sale. These include books ( shown below ), judging rings, medals, polo shirts, fleeces. To see the full list with current prices please click on the shopping basket.|
|NDS Classified Directory & Judging Rules. ( 31st edition
The 2012 Classified Directory will be valid from 1st January 2012. It contains all the current cultivars their colours and raisers, the judging rules and ideals, list of Judges and affiliated societies.
It is free to new members.
|Growing Dahlias for Pleasure.
This NDS publication would be ideal as a starter for anyone wishing to grow dahlias who have not done so before. It is a 70 page glossy book intended for the newcomer who wants to learn how to get the best from this seductive flower, as well as providing a ready reminder for the basic requirements. It includes both colour and black and white images.
Free to new members.
|The Aspiring Judges Preparation Course is a full colour booklet designed by Ivor Kitchener and Eric Payne to assist exhibitors to identify issues leading from the current Classified Directory to enable them to enter the NDS Judging examination. Feedback is given from an answer sheet by an experienced National Judge prior to the exam. In this way the candidate will have all the information they need to complete the exam.||Sold Out|
|Raising Dahlias from Seed is an Ivor Kitchener full colour booklet which takes the reader through the aspects of crossing dahlias, selecting seed parents and pollen bearers. images. Then saving the seed, sowing in the spring, growing on, selecting and naming your favourites.||£3.00|
|How to Grow Dahlias for the Garden and for Showing is an Ivor Kitchener full colour booklet which takes the reader through the procedures that lead either to a garden full of eye catching colourful dahlias or the production of top prize winning exhibition dahlias.||£3.00|
|The Art and Science of Staging highlights the treatment you give your blooms when you get them to the show and how to present them to best effect. It also covers the use of flower foam and newspaper as packing mediums both in words and full colour pictures.||£3.00|
|Dahlias For You, by Ted Collins, is a hard cover NDS publication. The 95 full colour pages, contain many modern digital pictures of Dahlia cultivation and a wide selection of types and how to deal with them. There is of course, detailed information on how to grow and show dahlias and also a complete guide for those who just want them for garden, patio, window box or for flower arrangements. There is also a cultivation calendar full of the year's activities, and a guide to some of the pests and diseases that can affect the Dahlia. All-in-all the best book Ted has written to date.||£7.00|
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