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Hundreds of dahlias on display

Sep 2nd, 2019 | Category: Growing

by Grow Northwest

The dahlias are on full display this month, and several events this month will welcome the community to come enjoy the beauty and learn more about them.

Visitors can receive a free dahlia bouquet during Dahlia Day on Sept. 29 at Hovander Homestead Park. PHOTO COURTESY OF WHATCOM MASTER GARDENERS

Visitors can receive a free dahlia bouquet during Dahlia Day on Sept. 29 at Hovander Homestead Park. PHOTO COURTESY OF WHATCOM MASTER GARDENERS

The Whatcom County Dahlia Society’s Annual Flower Show will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7-8. Hundreds of dahlias and many arrangements of all different types, sizes, and colors will be on display from all over Washington and Canada. Experienced growers will be available to answer your questions. Hours are Saturday noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and this event is all ages at Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Ave., Bellingham. For more information, visit www.whatcomcountydahliasociety.org.

Triple Wren Farms is hosting a Dahlia Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7 at their farm in Ferndale from noon to 6 p.m. Home to 13,000 dahlias growing in the fields, they grow over 120 varieties of dahlia. Enjoy the blooms in all shapes and sizes, and enjoy the annual dahlia tuber pre-sale, fresh bouquets, and more. Admission and parking are free. See the Facebook event page for details, or visit their website at www.triplewrenfarms.com.

The WSU Whatcom County Master Gardeners are hosting Dahlia Day at Hovander Homestead Park in Ferndale on Sunday, Sept. 29. Visitors can talk with experts and get answers to questions on growing and storing dahlias, and any general gardening information. Take home a free bouquet of cut dahlia flowers! The event runs 1-3 p.m. at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielson Ave. in Ferndale. This event is free and family-friendly.

Enjoy the blooms!

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