Fall Dahlia Show at Bachman’s Garden Center
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Saturday is open to the public from 12:00 noon – 4:00 PM
Sunday is open to the public from 12:00 noon – 4:00 PM
Stage your blooms on Friday (or Saturday morning)
Gary Minor received the most votes (460) for his Harts Bonnie variety oif Dahlia, winning the Peoples Choice award.
Pyola and Neem oil can help protect plants from Japanese Beetles, especially if only small numbers are present. However, insecticidal soap, extracts of garlic, hot pepper, or orange peels are not effective. You can also cover some plants with a light weight fabric, like cheesecloth.
To grow show worthy Dahlias, you need to pinch unwanted growth strategically. We discussed this at the last general meeting and are putting it into action in the trial garden. Here are some notes and visual aids for your reference.
What is the best way to plant show worthy dahlias? We discussed different approaches and practices at our last general meeting, and will now share what we actually did at the Trial Garden this year.