Nicholas Gitts

Nicholas Gitts is a second-generation farmer and owner of Swan Island Dahlias in Canby, Oregon.

  • Article

    Pests and Diseases to Watch Out for in Dahlias

    As beautiful as they are, dahlias are not without their problems. Here are some issues that might plague your plants.   Dahlia mosaic virus Mosaic virus appears as yellow veining…

  • How-To

    A Few Dahlia Quirks to Keep in Mind

    From the time you plant your dahlia tubers to the time they start to bloom can be more than three months. But they are worth the wait. Be sure to…

  • Design

    Out-of-the-Ordinary Dahlias

    Dahlias are easy to grow whether you’re an experienced or beginning gardener, which is perhaps why they are universally loved. They come in so many different bloom styles and plant…