Storing Dahlias over the Winter

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…

Dahlia Hall of Fame 2018

Dahlia Hall of Fame, the very best Dahlias to grow as cut Flowers for Flower arranging, Weddings and Events

Pinching Out

Pinching out the tip of branching plants is one of the most important techniques to give much stockier plants that will give you many more flowers in your cut flower garden!

Dahlias of Purple Perfection!

The changing light levels give a new intensity and Brides start to favour more colour in their Wedding Flowers and Bridal Bouquets.

Dahlia Hall of Fame 2017!

Dahlia Hall of Fame, the very best Dahlias to grow as cut Flowers for Flower arranging, Weddings and Events

Successional Planting ‘Spring’

By combining Colour, Shape and Texture with flowering times you can create 4 months of colour with no more effort than a little deadheading We start with Hyacinth Pink Pearl in March which gives an early blast of colour and scent………. By April the tight buds of Tulip Chato are pushing their way through This…

OPEN DAY

Swan Cottage open day in aid of the beautiful St Luke’s Parish Church