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Complete Guide to Growing Dahlias

Complete Guide to Growing Dahlias

Some gardeners are reluctant to grow dahlias as they perceive them all to be loud, large and boldly colored. This actually appeals to me however the modern dahlia can also be small, delicate and softly toned.┬áDahlias grow from a tuber, which is a swollen stem or root which contains required nourishment. From the end of July to the first frosts…

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How to Save Your Dahlias from Old Man Winter

How to save your dahlias from old man winter with Sensible Gardening

Unless you garden in a very warm climate without frost, you will have to rescue your Dahlia tubers from the cold of winter. Dahlia tubers cannot withstand frost so must be lifted from the soil before the cold weather sets in. If dug and stored properly they can be replanted next spring for another display of gorgeous flowers. HOW TO…

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