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Dahlias 101 class Thursday at Bayard

The Long Island Dahlia Society is holding a

The Long Island Dahlia Society is holding a Dahlias 101 class on Aug. 18. Photo Credit: Newsday / Bill Davis

Love dahlias but feel a bit intimidated? You're not alone. Those beauties need special care that includes staking and digging up, but have no fear: Experts from the Long Island Dahlia Society are holding a dahlia basics class Thursday at 7 p.m. in the carriage house at Bayard Cutting Arboretum in East Islip.

Admission is free and the class is open to the public. (Take the Southern State Parkway to exit 45E - Montauk Highway east. The entrance is about a half mile down on the right.)

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Pictured above: The care of  the dahlia. above, will be the focus of a class conducted by the Long Island Dahlia Society.


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