The Rhode Island Dahlia Society announces its Annual Tuber Auction and Plant Sale, to be held Sunday, May 15, from 1 – 4:30 at the Cold Spring Community Center, Beach Street, Wickford, North Kingston, Rhode Island. Many Greater Boston Area residents are members and will be attending. Most of the varieties offered at this sale are exhibition quality dahlias and are not available at your local garden center. The tubers and plants are donated by local growers and Society members who hail from Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. From giants to miniatures, there is something for everyone. Representative varieties of the 19 different forms of dahlias in an array of colors will be available. Free admission.Â For more information, call 781-769-3854 or visit http://www.RhodeIslandDahliaSociety.org.
The Rhode Island Dahlia Society generally meets the first Sunday of the month at 2:00 PM at the Cold Spring Community Center in North Kingstown, RI. The Society welcomes new members and invites the public to visit Green Animals Topiary Garden in Portsmouth, RI to view the dahlia garden it supports in collaboration with the Preservation Society of Newport County.