Long Island Dahlia Society

May 2016 Newsletter

May Membership Meeting

Thursday, May 19, 2016
6:30 PM

BCA Carriage House

Tuber and Plant Sale!
Dahlia tubers and border dahlia plants are available,
along with Angel Trumpet plants.

Long Island Dahlia Society


LIDS Participating in BCAHS Plant Sale!
Dahlia Tubers and Plants Available

Bayard Cutting Arboretum Horticultural Society Plant Sale to Benefit Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Saturday & Sunday MAY 21 & 22
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - RAIN OR SHINE!

Hundreds of Varieties Unusual Perennials - Specialty Plants - Hanging Baskets

Master Gardeners will be available for assistance.

Free Arboretum Garden Tours



Find LIDS at these Tuber / Plant Sale Events

LIDS offers a variety of tubers and dahlia plants at the following events:

Tuesday - Thursday, May 3-5
at Farmingdale State College Horticulture Greenhouses 9-5

Saturday May 7
at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum I Love My Parks Day 10-4
Find LIDS at the Gazebo

Saturday May 14
at Sayville Earth Day 10-4 (Rain Date Sunday, May 15)

Thursday, May 19
at BCA Carriage House LIDS Membership Meeting 6:30 PM

Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22
at the BCA Lower Carriage House LIDS at BCAHS Plant Sale, 10-4

Saturday, June 18
at the Wolkoff Garden LIDS Membership Meeting 12:00 Noon
Blowout Tuber Sale!


LIDS Show Program Openings

The LIDS Show Program has the following open award categories available. The donation is $25 per award, please contact Millie Canzoneri to donate.

Open Award Categories - $25 per Award

Best Single AA ID
Best Single AA C/IC/LC
Best Single A ID
Best 3A
Prince of Show
Multi Bloom Mixed Basket Award
Duke of the Show
Dutchess of the Show

LIDS Show Program Boosters - $10 per Booster

If you would like your name added to the Booster list in the show program,
please contact Millie Canzoneri, the cost is $10 per booster.


LIDS Calendar Revised

The LIDS Calendar has been revised, please view and/or
download the calendar from our website.


Year Round

2016 Saturday Mornings at the William Wolkoff Garden

Each Saturday during the dahlia season our volunteers meet at 9:00 a.m. at the William Wolkoff Dahlia Garden in Bayard Cutting Arboretum.

Under the leadership of the Garden Director Joe Lysik, our volunteers support the garden by preparing the tubers for planting, maintaining the garden during the bloom times, through the digging up the tubers at the end of season, this is a hands-on learning experience, all are welcome.

Work in the garden is followed by coffee and cake at 11:00 a.m.


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 - Joe Lysik

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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