dahlias

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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,…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Expert Tips for a Late-Summer Show

    If you want to add excitement to your autumn garden, easygoing annuals and over-the-top tropicals can be the key to a wow-worthy late season. Horticulturist Tim Erdmann from Longwood Gardens…

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    Flowers Big and Small

    Today’s photos come from Elle Ronis, whose 15-year-old garden is remarkably beautiful and diverse. Tufa is a porous limestone rock that is prized for making rock gardens like this. Combining…