Ok, so you have purchased your dahlia tubers and they are sitting on your table, screaming to be planted in the garden. What is the best technique to plant your dahlias? How can you make sure they grow and provide the optimal dahlia blooms? Here is a quick guide to success with dahlias.
Buying the Right Dahlia Tubers to Grow
Cheap dahlia tubers produce poor results. I cannot emphasize … Read the rest
Last year was the first year we grew dahlias from seed and I am hooked! This method of dahlia propagation is simple, and creates a great surprise in spring as the dahlia seed turn into amazing flowers. Why? Dahlia seeds are not true to the mother plant, so every seed is a new and unique variation. You never know what kind you will get! The only way … Read the rest
Starting to propagate my dahlias this week, and using a couple of techniques. In this article i will outline how I am taking tuber cuttings to multiply my stock. First off, at the beginning of my season, i put my tubers into containers indoors, and cover them about half-way with potting soil so i can catch all the action. Depending on the type, and the warmth, it usually takes… Read the rest
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