Long Island Dahlia Society

March 2016 Newsletter

Bayard Cutting Horticulture Society Meeting

Saturday March 12, 2016

Upper Carriage House - 1:00 p.m.

The Pros and Cons of GMO's (Genectically Modified Organisms in our food): A Panel Discussion with Stuart Brown (NYU), Meg McGrath (Cornell),and Danielle Zanzarov (SouthBay Wellness)


March Membership Meeting

Thursday, March 17, 2016
6:30 PM

East Islip Public Library

Dahlia 101 "Planning Your Dahlia Garden"

Plus this special event!

Saint Patrick's Day "Irish Soda Bread Contest" -
our first bake-off! Bring your best! Blind tasting.

Long Island Dahlia Society

Contest is open to all LIDS members

Grand Prize - one year, total bragging rights to the
"LIDS Best Irish Soda Bread", in effect until March 16, 2017.


1. Bring your own homemade Irish Soda Bread, cut up in advance for the tasting.
2. Conceal your entry in a brown paper bag.
3. Turn your entry over to the moderator (Carol)
4. Your entry will be assigned an entry number.
5. Members will do a blind taste test and then vote by secret ballot.
6. No butter during the taste test, after is fine. (thank you Ted)
7. One vote per person.


If anyone would like to do the Irish jig as a closing act, we will clear space for you.

Irish quiz

Who said this? "I am who I am: an Irish Catholic kid, working class from Long Island. And I made it big."


Annual Spring Luncheon and Cup Auction

Save the date!

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Irish Coffee Pub - 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


April Membership Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 2016
6:30 PM

East Islip Public Library

Tuber Sale - No Dahlia 101

Long Island Dahlia Society


What's Happening at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum?

Events at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Bayard Cutting Arboretum Horticultural Society Events

The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Farm at Bayard Cutting Arboretum


Executive Board

Founder and Garden Designer - William Wolkoff

President - John Canzoneri

Vice President - Ted Gollatz

Treasurer - Joe Lysik

Corresponding Secretary - Carol Jansch

Recording Secretary - Dee Cunningham

Garden Director - Joe Lysik

Membership - Millie Canzoneri

Associate Garden Directors - Ted Gollatz, Gene Murtha, Mike Kehl, Lenny NicolosI, Holly Sisti

Fundraising Chair - Kelly Abercrombie

Hospitality Chair - Patrick Schildt

ADS Chair - William Bushman

Evaluation / Classification Chair - Dennis Kirshner

NADC Chairs - Ted Gollatz, Tom Gangone

Show Chair Team - Lenny Nicolosi, Joe Bonomo, Joe Laudrie

Education - Joe Lysik

Publicity - Debbie Gangone

Website / Newsletter - Carol Jansch

BCA and LIDS Liaison - Maureen Burford

Good & Welfare - Dennis Kirshner


Resource Links

American Dahlia Society

Mid-Island Dahlia Society

Greenwich Dahlia Society

Rhode Island Dahlia Society

Bayard Cutting Arboretum Horticultural Society

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