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Rescheduled - Pop-Up Event: The Dahlia Garden of Wes Bowers
Wednesday, September 08, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Category: Pop-Up Events

The Dahlia Garden of Wes Bowers

Thank-you for signing up for the Dahlia Garden of Wes Bowers originally scheduled for Wednesday, September 1st. Wes has generously rescheduled the tour for next Wednesday, September 8, 11-1.

Registration is closed.

If registrants cannot attend the new date, please consider donating your $5 registration fee to the Hardy Plant Society.

Alternatively, we will issue you a credit to be applied to one of our other events. If you choose this option, please contact Janice Thomas at [email protected] to create the credit.

Join us as we explore the beautiful dahlia collection of Wes Bowers in Kennett Square, PA. Attendees are encouraged to ask Wes questions about dahlia cultivation. 

Wes Bowers is the past-president of the Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society. Wes is a life-long gardener who received his initial training from his father, a professional gardener for a portion of his career. Wes has been growing dahlias for over a decade. He started with just a few plants but now has almost 200 dahlias in his garden. One of his focus areas is on using dahlias as a landscaping element in his garden.

Wes has shown his dahlia blooms in a variety of settings, including local shows at Longwood Gardens, the Maryland State Fair, and national shows of the American Dahlia Society. His dahlias have won numerous awards, including the award for the best open centered bloom at the American Dahlia Society national show in 2018.

HPS/MAG COVID-19 PRACTICES AND POLICIES: All HPS/MAG In-Person Events are subject to current CDC COVID-19 guidelines (vaccinated people may need masks indoors) and garden host preferences (A mask may still be required on their property). Please bring a mask for every In-Person Event.

Additionally, every non-vaccinated attendee must sign a Coronavirus Waiver prior to attending any In-Person Event. Click here for the waiver. If possible, please download a copy of the waiver, sign it and bring it with you to the event. The event coordinator will have extra copies available for registrants that need them. The waiver will be collected at the event.

Contact: Nora Sirbaugh at [email protected]