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Posts tagged dahlias

September 28, 2017

 

Autumn heart.

Longer Autumns

It seems that our longer falls are giving us more time to enjoy our plantings and bask in all the colors in our gardens.

July 14, 2016

 

Looks like this blooms didn’t get its needs met!

Special Needs

Remember: split or crush woody stems and sear milky stems.

January 16, 2014

 

Dinner plate dahlias.

Dinner Plate Dahlias

The heads of the dinner plate dahlias are quite heavy, and sometimes they are displayed in a large float bowl so viewers can look down on their gorgeous petals.

August 22, 2013

 

Gladiolus Callianthus, otherwise known as the peacock orchid.

Tropical Summer Bulbs Are Worth The Effort

Summer bulbs are labor intensive, as they have to be dug and stored each fall; however, they add immeasurably to the diversity of the summer garden.

July 4, 2013

 

Moonflowers in bloom.

Luminous White Blossoms

Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.

September 24, 2009

 

How To Cut Flowers

Some flower gardeners have designated cutting gardens, but most of us just snip judiciously from all areas of our yard.

May 14, 2004

 

Annuals

"Whatever a man's age he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole."

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