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Shredded Foam for Staging

Shredded Foam for Staging

Using shredded Styrofoam instead of Oasis makes staging blooms much quicker, which allows more people to use the staging space. Wet shredded foam is cleaner to work with and can be reused year after year.
Digging and Storing Dahlia Tubers

Digging and Storing Dahlia Tubers

At our October meeting, the presentation was on digging and storing tubers. We had a dozen new members present so there was great interest in the topic. So I recorded the majority of the presentation as a video to share with other dahlia growers.
Dahlia Forms Revealed

Dahlia Forms Revealed

To learn about classifying dahlias download this document from the ADS. Or use the arrows in the interactive media to view each page.   Classifying Dahlias 2017 ADS website classification   There are 20 forms of Dahlia recognized by the ADS Formal Decorative (FD-0) Informal Decorative – (ID #1) Semi-Cactus-(SC-2) Straight Cactus (C-3) Incurved Cactus-…
Timing Blooms for The Shows

Timing Blooms for The Shows

This subject is probably one of the hardest to explain and to write about, but I will attempt to do so anyway. One of the reasons why the dahlia is one of my favorite flowers is because, to a certain extent, I can control when they come into bloom.