Meetings & Events

2020 Calendar




BSDS member discussing tuber details at 2018 sale

ONLINE DAHLIA TUBER and STARTED PLANT SALE – May 1-13! Pickup only on May 16th in Madison. 

Get tubers and already-growing dahlia plants from award-winning “parents” at very reasonable prices. We have hundreds of tubers and plants from scores of exotic and gorgeous cultivars!

All dahlias will be available for pickup on Saturday, May 16th in Madison. Pickup times are 9:00 am to 11:00 am for last names A-L and 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for last names M-Z.

Please email us at if you have any questions about the sale.


Topping and Pinching Clinic – Sunday, June 14, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 5335 Whalen Road, Oregon, WI. Please call 608-277-7584 for more information.


PICNIC and GARDEN TOUR – Cancelled due to COVID-19. Our annual potluck picnic at the home of one of our growers. See new varieties and learn about different cultivation methods. Members only.


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2018 Picnic and Member Garden Tour

DAHLIA SHOW – We are having a virtual show this year! Members have submitted photos of their best dahlias and we need you to vote for your favorite! Voting will take place September 26 & 27 on the Badger State Dahlia Society Facebook page.


AWARDS BANQUET – TBA Sunday in early November. Our annual buffet brunch and joint awards banquet for the Badger State Dahlia Society (based in Madison) and the Wisconsin Dahlia Society (based in Milwaukee). Members only, pre-registration is required.

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2019 BSDS Banquet

See our Join/Contact Us page for information about becoming a BSDS member.