It is that time of the year. I’ve been out in the garden a lot in the last few weeks, and there will be more posts on that to come. However, while I was weeding the front garden I came across the dahlia tubers from last year.
My front garden is a bit of a hodgepodge of stuff and there has really been no planning out there. That hasn’t necessarily been bad, but I do want more space for other things, like corn. So I decided to dig some up and plant them in other areas.
We are told to plant them sort of mid October to mid-November. The key is to do it around Melbourne Cup day, the two weeks before and the two weeks after. I was probably a little early doing it, but I don’t think, or hope, it will matter too much.
Last year I had a big garden of them in the backyard too, but I needed to remove them for my new raised garden beds. I just dug them up and then put them under the house. No real clue what I was doing. So I decided to plant those as well.
I have put 4 along the back fence, between the fruit trees and the other four in pots. I am hoping that will come up. Time will tell I suppose as in all things.
Some of the ones out the front are starting to shoot, so with luck, it won’t be too long before I have more to photograph.
So I thought we could look back at some of the photos I’ve taken of the dahlias that I have grown.
Take care everyone.