Saturday, April 16, 2016

2016 Annual Tuber/Root Sale at Loose Park April 29 and 30th

The Greater Kansas City Dahlia Society will hold its annual root (tuber) sale  in the Rose Room at Loose Park Garden Center  at  52nd Street and Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO on the dates and times below:

Friday, April 29th1-4 pm - Members only preview (a good reason to join for only $5/year)

Saturday, April  30th from 8 am to 3 pm - Open to the public.

Members will be on hand to answer any questions on growing or showing dahlias.

Come early for the best selection.  We hope all have the great dahlia growing season this year! 



Saturday, January 30, 2016

Meeting Dates and Scheduled of Events for 2016 Schedule



Meetings held at Loose Park Garden Center

5200 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64112

(unless otherwise noted)       


Regular Meetings, held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m:


Sunday, March 13, 2016 Rose Room

Sunday, April 10, 2016 Rose Room

Sunday, June 12, 2016 Rose Room

Sunday, July 10, 2016 Rose Room

Sunday, October 16, 2016 Fern Room

Sunday, December 4, 2016 Rose Room


2016 Special Events and Shows:


Missouri State Fair Dahlia Show, Sedalia, MO  August 19 & 20, 2016

Powell Gardens Dahlia Show, Kingsville, MO, September 2 & 3, 2016

69th Annual Dahlia Show at  Loose Park, Kansas City, MO September 15 to 18, 2016  




Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Meeting at Bernard Lohkamp's on Sunday, August 2nd from 1 to 3 pm

Garden tour at Bernand Lohkamp's, 13134 Sycamore Ave, Grandview, MO on Sunday, August 2nd from 1 to 3 pm.
Bernard has planted over 100 dahlias this season and is graciously inviting anyone interested in growing dahlias to view his garden. If you have questions about the event please contact Bernard at 816-763-7526 or belohk@yahoo.com.


Sunday, June 7, 2015

June 13th 1 to 3 pm meeting will demonstrate pinching and debudding

The June meeting of the Greater Kansas City Dahlia Society will be Sunday, June 14th from 1 to 3 in the Fern Room at  Loose Park. The meeting will begin with  a demonstration of debudding and pinching to attain the biggest and best blooms for display as a cut flower.  A short business meeting will follow the demonstration.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Potting up tubers and pinching demo April 12, 2015, 1 - 3 pm, in the Library Room at Loose Park

Join us Sunday, April 12th in the Library Room at Loose Park Garden Center at 1 o'clock for a  demonstration of potting up tubers and pinching for a bushier plant followed by a short business meeting.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

2015 Meeting Schedule


2015 Activity Schedule


 March 15        Regular meeting -   Fern Room, Loose Park  Garden 

 April 12           Regular meeting -     Library Room, Loose Park  Garden       

 May 8th  Root Sale   Rose Room
Root sale preview, members only
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  May 9th  Root Sale  Rose Room 
 Root sale open to the public
8:00 am – 4:00 pm


June 14            Regular meeting -  Rose Room, Loose Park  Garden


 July 12             Regular meeting -  Rose Room, Loose Park  Garden 

 August 2          Regular meeting -  Rose Room, Loose Park  Garden


August 21 & 22nd - Missouri State Fair Dahlia Show, Sedalia, MO


September 5 & 6th - Powell Gardens Dahlia Show, Kingsville, MO


September 19 & 20th  - Greater KC Dahlia Society Show Rose Room, Loose Park  Garden 


October 18     Awards Presentation-  Fern Room, Loose Park  Garden     


December 6   Holiday Luncheon - Fern Room, Loose Park  Garden 



Loose Park Garden Center
5200 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City MO 64112
                                           (Near 51st Street and Wornall Road)    

Sunday, June 15, 2014

A rare chance to see 100 dahlias the garden of Bernard Lohkamp on July 13th from 1 to 3 pm

The Greater Kansas City Dahlia Society will be touring  the garden of Bernard Lohkamp at 13134 Sycamore Avenue, Grandview, MO on Sunday, July 13th from 1 to 3 pm.  Bernard has planted 100 dahlias this season and is graciously inviting anyone interested in growing dahlias to the tour.  If you have questions about the event please contact Bernard at 816-763-7526 or belohk@yahoo.com.