dahlias

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    Design

    Four Dynamo Dahlias for the Northwest Garden

    When summer is in full swing, most gardens are full of color and lush foliage. As the warm days continue, however, some plants start to flag and get tired looking—but…

  • a bouquet of spring blooming plants
    Design

    Small-Space Gardening in Texas

    Today we’re off to Texas to visit a gardener who makes the most of a small garden space, filling it with a collection of lovely, cottage-style blooms. A small garden…

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    GPOD on the Road: Dahlias at Butchart Gardens

    Today we’re going on the road with Cherry Ong to check out some incredible dahlias at Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia, from last summer. So forget the cold and…

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    GPOD on the Road: Visiting a Flower Farm

    Today Cherry Ong is taking us on the road to a flower farm she visited earlier this year. I've been curious about flower farms and so tried attending a flower…

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    Dandelion House Garden

    Today we’re in southern Massachusetts at Dandelion House Gardens, home of Debbie Bosworth. I’ve been gardening for 30 years, and my gardens in this home are about 10 years old,…

  • light pink dahlias
    How-To

    Dahlia Care for the Northeast

    Gardeners in the Northeast look forward to dahlia season (Dahlia spp. and cvs., Zones 8–11) as one of the garden's last hurrahs. Enjoying the cooler fall weather, dahlias not only…

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    Flowers from Clay

    My name is Beth O'Brien, and I live in a Zone 6b location in Fort Erie, Ontario. We purchased this new home five years ago, and the yard was a…

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    Maxine’s Summer Garden in British Columbia

    Today we’re revisiting the summer garden of Maxine in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. My gardening hobby spans many decades, ever since I was in 4H almost 70 years ago. I…

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    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…

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    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…