Great Fun Attending a Dahlia Show: a newbie to dahlias

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Great Fun Attending a Dahlia Show

By Paul2032
October 2, 2015

My parents were plant lovers, and I remember attending flower shows with them when I was quite young. There were a number of active plant societies then, and many towns had garden clubs that put on a show each year. There was also the state fair and there were some county fairs with shows.

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Name: Jmc
livingxton, MT (Zone 4a)
Oct 5, 2015 12:16 PM CST
Last year was the first year I have really "done" anything with dahlias-- I'm fascinated and had a good turm out this year.. I am in the midst of "lifting the tublars" for the winter-- I have read two different approaches for doig so. 1, stated never to separate the tublars 2, sugessted to diided so that the differing tublars would receive more enrgy. I decided for fun, to do both. The tublars I have divided I've maarked in separate packages and shall plant them separately in different parts of the garden, come spring-- any suggestions on all of this, would be appreciated. Confused

Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Oct 5, 2015 12:30 PM CST
I prefer separating them in spring when I can see how the tubers overwintered. Welcome to ATP.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah

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