Here are some instructions for taking your tubers from storage (or purchase) to growing in your garden. In March, check on your stored tubers. Remove any that are rotted or have mildew. Separate the remaining tubers into those with eyes and those without eyes. Place the tubers that do not have eyes in trays with…
Many thanks to Judith for her excellent presentation on pest control at our last general meeting! For those who weren’t able to attend or would like a recap, here is the information: Pest Control Strategies The “big” growers in our club have offered some ideas as to how they manage the pest problem with dahlias….
Dahlias work extremely well as border plants and in pots and as an added benefit the bees and butterflies love them. Pictured below are some dahlia varieties that work particularly well in the garden border, including Rembrandt which grows to about 12″ tall and Bonne Esperance which grows to 18 to 24″.
All the details regarding the 69th Annual Victoria Dahlia Society Show can be located here
May 25 planting the learning garden at 2:00PM Saturday. June – Cathy F is doing more on spring and summer care of Dahlia plants along with insects. July – Teresa T and Lynn will do something on bouquets and cut flowers Aug.- Staging, and it will be held at Phils garden Sept.- Parlour Show
The 2011 Victoria Dahlia Society Show catalogue is now available to view online. Click on the link below to see the catalogue and begin planning your entries for the August 13/14 show. 2011 Dahlia Show Catalogue You can also click on the Victoria Dahlia Society Show link at the top of the page for more…