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July 1, 2019

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When you plant your dahlias be aware of the fact that they require fertile well-drained soil so you can add things to your existing soil such as farm manure or homemade compost to improve the soil and grit to help improve drainage while allowing the dahlias to absorb as much water as possible. If you don’t have free-draining soil they will probably still grow but will need to be lifted to ensure they survive the…

Dahlias are popular for the bright flowers available in a range of shades. However, they do grow particularly high and can get very heavy which causes gardeners to be reticent about the prospect of growing them in pots. While tall varieties might need a support structure here and there, dahlias can absolutely survive effectively in large containers as long as they have the right growing conditions and you give them a little bit of care.…

In this guide, we use large crates with many tubes planted with the tops slightly showing. You can use our process below with all dahlias tubers, so if you have dahlias already growing in single pots this process worths just as well. The idea is to take the cutting and get a little scaping of the mother tuber, as well as this, will greatly improve rooting. You can also take a cutting from stems from…