This bouquet was inspired by passion flower vine and hyacinth bean vine. The purple theme carried all the way through this arrangement. Can you spot the passion flower in the bouquet? Featured in this bouquet are dahlias, celosia, scabiosa, cosmos, ammi, hyacinth bean, passion flower along with love-in-a-puff, scented geranium, lemon verbena and artemisia for…
A few pictures from this weekend in the garden. So much beauty. The dahlias, cosmos, celosia and amaranth are stealing the show right now. What’s blooming in your garden?
The weather continues to be amazing with average temperatures around 80 this week. So nice to have a break from the hot, hot weather! Check out this amazing Nick Sr. dahlia that is red on top and yellow underneath. This is a very strong dahlia with strong stems and really good tubers.FimbriataZinniasZinniasDillArtemisia, a floral greenery….
This is the time of year that really tests my patience. Everything is planted in the ground and all I have to do is weed, water, weed and water even more.
Last year I dug up my 175+ dahlias and stored them over the winter. This is what they look like now in April.
This year I grew around 175 dahlia tubers in my cut flower garden. I think I underestimated how much work it was going to be to dig all of them! However, it really only took about 2-3 days total for stalk cutting, digging and packing. I suppose that makes it worth it! How I prepped…
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There is just something special about having fresh flowers in your house.
Anyone can grow dahlias as long as you follow some important guidelines.