Affiliates & Links

Alberta Horticultural Association
Alberta Horticultural Association (
They have a very nice website and, as far as I can see, there is no membership fee. The website is full of good information about upcoming shows and links to community groups.

The American Dahlia Society “Promoting and supporting the growing, showing and enjoyment of dahlias in North America”. The American Dahlia Society This is a large group with an excellent website including (if you are a member) an extensive database of dahlias with photos. They also have a facebook page: American Dahlia Society | Facebook Ken Jensen of the ADGS is the third Vice-President of this group. They issue four bulletins per year and this is where you can buy the big “Composite Listing of Dahlias”. Membership is $30 (US) per year (single) or $33 for a family.

Canadian Gladiolus Society
Canadian Gladiolus Society | Facebook
Membership is $20 per year and this enables you to receive their bulletins and annual magazine which are full of good info to help you grow and show glads. The editors are Reg and Marlene Powys-Lybbe from High River, Alberta (also members in the ADGS).

North America Gladiolus Council
“Dedicated to distributing information to gladiolus enthusiasts around the world since 1945”.
Our contact person for this group is our own Ken Jensen Vice-President of the NAGC and Eileen Grant is Associate Vice President. email at
Membership is $25 for Canadians per person per year, extra person in household is $5 more but you only get one bulletin.
Membership benefits includes a quarterly magazine full of information, show results and photos of new varieties.
Facebook: North American Gladiolus Council | Facebook

Alberta Dahlia and Gladiolus Society
“The Alberta Dahlia and Gladiolus Society is formed for the purpose of stimulating interest in and promoting the culture and development of dahlias and gladiolus and will operate as a non-profit society”.
Our group is local to Central Alberta and membership is $20 per year (single) or $25 (family) and we maintain and operate the only Trial Garden in Canada. Members enjoy discount prices on tubers in the Spring and various events during the summer.

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