Category: News

2020 DSO Photo Contest


The 2020 Photo Contest will be an online event.  

Instructions for submitting entries

You may submit up to three photos in each of these four categories:

Portrait – Dahlia portrait of a single bloom
Multiple – Multiple blooms of … more

October meeting changed to October 2, 2020 at 7 pm

Greetings dahlia friends! Join us for our October meeting, featuring our guest speaker from Petitti Garden Centers, Noelle Clark Akin who is joining us to talk about Putting Your Garden to Bed. From planting to pruning, soil preparation and winter

It is with great sadness that we report, the mother of DSO member Marilyn Weber has passed away after a fall earlier this month.  Marilyn is a very devoted daughter and will miss her mother greatly.  Marilyn, DSO sends heartfelt … more

DSO Photographers win big

The 2019 ADS Photo Contest results were announced recently and DSO photographers made a statement.  Nancy Riopelle won the Grand Prize and Jackie Evangelista and Bob Leonelli also won prizes.   Congratulations!

To see all the winners of the contest visitmore

Next Meeting 3/20/2020

We will meet March 20, 2020 at Busch Funeral home, 7 pm.  We will review the ADS New Introductions DVD per our custom and will also have a presentation from Lisa Rainsong on “Gardening for a Concert”.  Hope to see … more

Artistic Design for Summit Mall

Artistic Design categories for the 2020 DSO Annual Show (Summit Mall) are announced:

The Dahlia – a wonder of the world

  • Niagara Falls – arrangement with water as a main component
  • The Pyramids – linear design, pyramid shape
  • Hanging Gardens