Category Archives: Tuber Sale

2019 Calendar of Events

Tuber Preparation Work Bee:

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Where: Lorne & Marilyn McArthur’s place/Piper Creek Trial Garden which is south of Red Deer on 40 Avenue across from the Red Deer Waste Management Facilities. There is a tree farm surrounding the Piper Creek Trial Garden and a sign which says Echoglen.
Time: 10 am to approximately 2 pm. Please bring something for a cold potluck lunch.
Details: Volunteers are needed to help bag and label dahlia tubers for the upcoming fundraising sales! Also, opportunity for members to purchase tubers! Member price $4/tuber.

Tuber Sale! Red Deer

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Where: Kerry Wood Nature Centre,
6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB
Time: 10 am to approximately 2 pm.
Details: Our annual sale to raise funds to put on our annual show.
Volunteers needed! ADGS members please help set up at 9 am.
Tuber prices: Members $4/tuber, Non-members $5/tuber

Tuber Sale! Lacombe

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Where: Lacombe Memorial Centre,
5214 50 Ave, Lacombe, AB
Time: Set up 8 am; Open to the public 9 am to 1 pm.
Details: Our annual sale to raise funds to put on our annual show.
Volunteers needed! ADGS members please help set up at 8 am.
Tuber prices: Members $4/tuber, Non-members $5/tuber

Piper Creek Trial Garden Workbees

DateWednesdays – June 5 through to August 21, 2019
Where: Piper Creek Trial Garden, south of Red Deer on 40th Ave. across from the Red Deer Waste Management Facilities
Time: 10 am – 1 pm ish or until the work is done!
Activities: Help out at Canada’s only dahlia Trial Garden! See new varieties being assessed, learn all about Pruning, Hoeing, Disbudding, Colour Coding, and Scoring from the experts.
Bring your lunch and visit and learn.

Summer Garden Party Weekend!!

Date: Sunday, August 4 and Monday, August 5, 2019
Where: Piper Creek Trial Garden, south of Red Deer on 40th Ave. across from the Red Deer Waste Management Facilities
Time: To be announced
Activities: A weekend of workshops and fun! More details to come!

ADGS Annual Dahlia and Gladiolus Show 2019

Date: August 23 and 24, 2019
Times: Friday – set up and entries 6 am-1 pm; judging begins at 1:30; open to public 1 -5 pm; Saturday – open to public 8 am-3 pm;
3 pm – ADGS post-show meeting, followed by clean up
Where: Pidherney Curling Centre, Upper Level
4725 – 43 Street, Red Deer, AB
Contact: Lorne McArthur 403-346-4902;
marilyn.mcarthur@hotmail.com

The 2019_Show Booklet is now available.
(It is best viewed in Acrobat Reader by going to View> Page Display> Two Page View)