Dahlias focus of Milford Garden Club gathering

Kristen Terry, the owner of Goldust Gardens, who will be discussing dahlias at the Milford Garden Club meeting April 12, 2022.

Kristen Terry, the owner of Goldust Gardens, who will be discussing dahlias at the Milford Garden Club meeting April 12, 2022.

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MILFORD — Interested in growing dahlias? Then the Milford Garden Club is the place to be next week.

The meeting will be April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the D.A.R. Building, 55 Prospect St. The general meeting will be finalizing the plans for the May Market, planned for May 16 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Fowler Field Pavilion at Fowler Field behind the Milford Public Library.

Following the general meeting, Kristen Terry, the owner of Goldust Gardens, who will be speaking from 1 to 2 p.m. about growing dahlias along with preparing, planting, caring, harvesting, and storing these beautiful blooms. Goldust Gardens is a small-scale flower farm locate on the coastal front of southern Connecticut.

With a focus on growing specialty cut flowers that are native to Connecticut, Terry provides local businesses and individuals with naturally grown heirloom flowers.

Guests are welcome to the program on dahlias beginning at 1 p.m. with a guest fee of $5. Call Susan Reynolds at 203-878-0922 with questions or to make a reservation.