Carolinas Dahlia Society

Upcoming Events
cutting tubers

April 23,  2022

Dahlia Club Meeting

WhereBalsam Baptist Church youth building, 105 Heavenly Rd., Sylva NC 28707.

Our first meeting of the year. This will be the bagging/prep meeting for the public tuber sale and the members-only sale at a reduced price and of course first choice. Also, if you bring three good tubers of a named variety you can trade those for three of your choice.

We plan to start at about 9 am. If you have questions you can call 828-507-5799. Hope to see you there!

harvest blooms

May 14, 2022

Annual Tuber Sale

Where: Haywood County Extension Office building, 589 Raccoon Rd, Waynesville NC 28786

When: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This is the public tuber sale. If you buy tubers at the sale (5/14), you could harvest blooms like this young man. We have a good inventory of all sizes, forms and colors and all tubers are still just
$ 5.00. Spread the word and hope to see you there!

Greendor variegated ball

RSVP: Please bring a side of your choice and join us. Also please let us know if you are coming so we’ll know how much to buy.

Hope to see you there!
PS: Same location as the tuber prep but the dahlias are on the opposite side of the church.

July 9,  2022

Dahlia Club Meeting

First: Johnny Trantham’s garden

91 Virginia Ave. Canton NC 28716

Second: Balsam Baptist Church youth building, 105 Heavenly Rd., Sylva NC 28707.

When: 10:30 am

The CDS July meeting will be on the ninth beginning at about 10:30 at Johnny Trantham’s garden. Johnny has a great assortment of forms and sizes and most should be in bloom by meeting time.

We will leave there and go to Balsam Baptist Church. This will be a small garden of balls and seedlings. We will then have lunch with chicken and coleslaw provided.


Tuber Prep

August 13, 2022

Judges Training

Per Buddy Dean: the August meeting will be on the 13th at Johnny Trantham’s residence at 91 Virginia Ave… Canton 28716. This is the judges training meeting and will begin at 10 AM. Please note that you do not have to be a judge to attend and everyone is welcome. Lunch will be on your own or bring a bag lunch. Hope to see you there!


September  9-11  2022

The show

Buddy would like to do the show set up on Friday morning and then you can stage as soon as it is ready. We plan to move everything needed from the storage building on Thursday and start about 9 so if you can help it would be greatly appreciated.

Open to the Public: Saturday from 12 to 5 and Sunday from 11 till 2.

Location: Haywood County Extension Office 589 Raccoon Rd., Waynesville NC 28786

October 29, 2022

Awards and end of year meeting

Where: Shoney’s Restaurant,
meeting room, 3334 Asheville Rd, Waynesville NC

When: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

This will be the annual business meeting and show wrap up. This is also dues renewal time.

December 3  2022


This will be our Christmas dinner with the meat and sweet tea provided by the CDS. Bring a side dish and a dessert of your choice, the meat is ham. 

PLEASE bring or invite a friend and/or a potential new member. Let me know if you’re coming on facebook, or text or call me at 828-507-5799, so we will know what to buy and prepare. Hope to see you there!.

When: 11:30 am

Location: Balsam Baptist Church,
Youth Building
105 Heavenly Rd. Sylva NC 28707.
(the same place as the tuber sale prep)