Dahlia Hall of Fame, the very best Dahlias to grow as cut Flowers for Flower arranging, Weddings and Events
Wire Hoop Plant Supports.It can be expensive and tricky to adequately support a whole cut flower garden, here are some plant supports you can make yourself…
Our own ‘invention’ these double Plant Staking with Cold Frames and extend our season here in the Chiltern Hills right on the Buckinghamshire / Bedfordshire border…
Storing Dahlias over the Winter We have been getting so many questions on how to store your precious Dahlias over the Winter that ahead of our Live Instagram Stories we would like to share this blog post with you now. The frost has yet hit us in Buckinghamshire and at Swan Cottage Dahlias generally keep…
Too many stems diverts the plants energy into doing too much.
The same happens once blooming gets underway in earnest. The first blooms arrive atop strong sturdy stems, marvellous!
Then weeks go by and your stems seem to become progressively weaker, snapping under the strain??
What’s happening is the plant in its hurry to complete its life cycle is producing as many flowers as it can.
The heat we have been experiencing means a problem typical in Autumn is happening from the ‘get go’!