The next meeting of the Mid Island Dahlia Society on Thursday (not Monday), September 3, 2015, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the basement room of the Church of the Advent, 555 Advent Street, Westbury, NY.

Topic: The ADS Centennial celebration. Open to the public. Free refreshments. Go to or contact Dr. Brian S. Meyer at 516-650-0595.

Save the Date
Hosted by Mid Island Dahlia Society
At Hofstra University September
All of the information for the ADS Centennial Event is now available at








Dahlia Classes
Yes, you can grow beautiful dahlias. We’ll teach you how.

During each meeting, Tom Cleere, an award winning dahlia grower, gives a presentation on a variety of different topics. This presentation usually follows a general business meeting. At each presentation, Tom usually discusses whatever is relevant to dahlia growing during that month.

Click here to view each month’s Dahlias 101 topic.

Jeff's Photo Tips

Click here for the point-and-shoot photo tips
presented by Jeff Kracke at the August 2010 meeting

2009 Planting Fields Paul Callahan Dahlia Garden


The Mid Island Dahlia Society meets the first Monday of the month at 7:30 pm in Winthrop Hall, Church of the Advent, 555 Advent Street, Westbury, NY 11590 Click Here for map...
The Society maintains a Trial Garden and Display Garden behind the Administration Building at Eisenhower park. Visit us at the park Sunday between 9am and 11am during the growing season. Click Here for map...
We also maintain the Paul Callahan Dahlia Garden at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay, meeting there Wednesdays at 9am to learn Dahlia culture with other members. Click Here for Map...

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Rosemary and Jeff Kracke
Photo Credits:

Jeff Kracke
Tom Cleere
Barbara Schmidt
Steve Nowotarski