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Bullington Gardens highlights dahlias

Bullington Gardens will host the special fall program Dahlia Daze next week when dahlias are at their peak.

Events include information sessions and guided tours of Bullington’s dahlia garden at 1 and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22; Wednesday, Sept. 23; and Friday, Sept. 25. The tours will be led by Brian Killingsworth, Bullington’s dahlia expert. Guests will vote for their favorite dahlia.
The week will also feature an Ikebana demonstration using dahlias at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24. The demonstration will be led by Carol Mickewich, an award-winning Ikebana designer.
Bullington’s dahlia garden features more than 150 varieties and over 450 individual dahlias. Refreshments will be served. Participants should wear comfortable shoes. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call Bullington Gardens at 828-698-6104 or visit