Become a Member
Become a Member
Alberta Dahlia and Gladiolus Society membership:
- Individual $20 per year
- Family $25 per year
Currently we accept payment by cheque or E-transfer. Please use one of the following methods to apply for and purchase a membership for yourself or for your family: If paying by cheque, please download the the ‘Membership Application’ and send by mail. If paying by e-transfer, please fill out the online form(s) below to submit.
You may also like to consider membership in the North American Gladiolus Council. The NAGC membership is US$25 per year. Further information regarding all three organizations is outlined below.
Alberta Dahlia & Gladiolus Society Membership
American Dahlia Society Membership
If downloading and mailing the printed application form, please make cheque payable to Alberta Dahlia and Gladiolus Society
and mail to our Treasurer: Doug Rumsey, 148, 37543 England Way, Red Deer County, AB T4S 2C3
E-Transfers will go to our Membership Chair: Mike Walliser: firstname.lastname@example.org ph: 403-396-5335
Alberta Dahlia and Glad Society MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
- Attend free workshops with experienced growers to learn how to propagate, grow, prune, fertilize, show, and store both dahlias and glads.
- Likelihood that you will learn some gardening tricks of the trade (e.g. Sea Soil to enhance the soil; Ammonia to kill slug, etc.).
- Option to purchase products that have been ordered in bulk or grown by other members (e.g. sea soil, oases, vases, tubers, corms).
- Opportunity to visit various gardens around Alberta.
- Enjoyment of gardening with others at the Piper Creek Trial Gardens.
- Prospect of developing and creating a new variety of dahlia that may be marketed throughout North America.
- Option for contact with other gardening associations and accessing their brochures and bulletins (American Dahlia Society, NAGC).
- Likelihood of being informed of and attending International Flower Shows increases.
- Access to the ADGS website with the potential of contributing articles and information.
- Opportunity to both learn about showing flowers and to participate in organizing and taking part in a flower show.
- Chance to take free judging courses to become a recognized judge with the American Dahlia Society.
American Dahlia Society
- Access to ‘Members Only’ information
- Single memberships receive one Classification and Handbook of Dahlias, plus quarterly Bulletins.
- Membership to the ADS can be obtained online through the ADS website OR purchased along with your membership in the ADGS here.
- The ADS website is fantastic – worthwhile just for the ‘Classification Site’ alone. You can search dahlias by form, size, or colour, and the site usually has a photo of the dahlia you are looking for!
North American Gladiolus Council (NAGC)
If interested in membership, please make a cheque payable to the North American Gladiolus Council and mail to:
NAGC Membership Secretary
302 Sandpiper Ct,
Delano, MN 55328-9783
Please provide the following information with your cheque: Name(s); Address; Phone number; and E-mail address.
Visit www.gladworld.org to learn more.