Photo of Dahlia 'Promise': Makes me want to grow Dahlia

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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Aug 24, 2013 4:33 PM CST

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Great picture Frank. How do you overwinter?
Evan
Name: Frank Richards
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frankrichards16
Aug 24, 2013 7:53 PM CST
for winter storage, I use the saran wrap method...

i did take some photos on how I do it. I prefer to divide the tubers when I dig them up, saves space.

At one point, i was saving ~300 unique dahlias every year. I have scaled back to 100 or so.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/5...
Name: Evan
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eclayne
Aug 24, 2013 8:28 PM CST

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Your photos and directions are very helpful and I've bookmarked for future reference. Thanks for the link.
Evan
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Calif_Sue
Aug 27, 2013 1:04 PM CST

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Ohh, that would make a lovely how-to article! Green Grin! Thumbs up
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Aug 27, 2013 1:25 PM CST

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I agree
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