Bella! That was Paula’s exuberant description of our dahlias. Paula is visiting from Italy. Fortunately, she is visiting a neighbor, not us, as we don’t speak Italian. But I knew it was good when she opened her arms wide in our dahlia garden and said ‘Bella’. Again and again ‘Bella’. And I knew it . . . → Read More: Bella! Our Dahlias are Bella!
Bad news – The first frost took down our dahlias. Good news – The first frost turned them into some pretty scary looking dead plants appropriate for the Halloween season.
Our dahlia garden went from full bloom to fully cut down in a 36 hour period.
We started with this last Monday morning …
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It’s beginning to look a lot like dahlias. Fooled you! I bet you expected me to say “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.” After all • it looks like Christmas at Hobby Lobby, • Berthold’s Garden Center got a shipment of Christmas decorations today, and • Celtic Women have tickets on sale for . . . → Read More: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Dahlias
I’m thinking it is time to start my Christmas shopping. After all, today is December 20th. I did take care of the important people – the grandkids. They were easy. Allie is 3 and loves crafts, just like Grandma. So I went on Pinterest and searched for preschool crafts. I printed out some pictures and . . . → Read More: Last Minute Gift For The Gardener – Order Dahlia Tubers
Beautiful flowers for Shermin. Creative fun for me. Looks like a win-win. Shermin’s engagement party just happened to fall during prime dahlia season. You can see that I had no shortage of blooms for table arrangements.
Yes, there was quite a palette to pick from. You can see here that we even grow . . . → Read More: Shermin’s Day
You may want dahlias like these. Who wouldn’t? But if you read the first article on propagating, that might be too serious for you. After all, you can just go to the store, get a package of dahlia bulbs, and plop them in the ground in May. Or can you????
You can, if you are . . . → Read More: You Want Me To Plant My Dahlias NOW???