Tag Archives: Swan Island Dahlias

Deciding on Dahlias

Today was the day to get cracking with preparations for a workshop on dahlias to be given to members of the Garden Club in March.   The idea will be to create some enthusiasm among attendees who will then order … Continue reading

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Dahlias deritualized

Now that the dahlias are planted, the ritual begins.  Some plants you can walk away from for a week or more after they go into the ground.  But dahlias demand more from me.  I gladly make a daily visit to … Continue reading

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Dear Dagan, About the dahlias..

Dear Dagan, March arrived, and  at dawn’s breaking I rise to see what catastrophe has befallen my newly sown seeds and which daffodils may have succumbed to  tragedy in the night and will not be worthy to go to the Greenwich … Continue reading

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Dally in Dahlias

Yesterday I mailed off my dahlia orders  for 2011. Growing dahlias became a passion despite the limited sunshine on my property and despite my increasing interest in native and woodland plants.  I keep records in a separate journal to track … Continue reading

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