A dahlia show garden is a great way to discover new dahlia varieties. To promote dahlias, hundreds of different varieties are on show. Some are so new, they don’t even have a name yet. It’s an incredible sight, with so many beautiful varieties!Continue reading Discover new dahlia varieties at the dahlia show garden
Favourite dahlias: growing Sweet Nathalie
Dahlia Sweet Nathalie is one of the most beautiful varieties I have ever grown. The healthy plants were covered in pale blush blooms all last season. Long, strong stems make this a great cut flower. Perfect for flower arrangements, they pair beautifully with dahlias Peaches n’ Cream, Cafe au Lait and other pink varieties. If you are looking for a beautiful dahlia to add to your garden, Sweet Nathalie is the one for you!Continue reading Favourite dahlias: growing Sweet Nathalie
New and inspirational book: The Joy of Dahlias
Dahlias are one of the most versatile flowers and now they are more popular than ever! Do you want to know everything about these beautiful flowers? Then this new and inspirational book is for you: The Joy of Dahlias. Read on to learn more about this new book, or to just enjoy the colourful dahlias.Continue reading New and inspirational book: The Joy of Dahlias
Growing great dahlias without pesticides
Dahlias are easy to grow but you have to be willing to put in the work. After a few years of growing dahlias in my dahlia garden, I am confident enough to say I know how to grow great dahlias. I have grown many different varieties and harvested hundreds of beautiful flowers. And I did this without ever using any pesticides, not even organic slug pellets.Continue reading Growing great dahlias without pesticides
A family flower farm: spreading the love for flowers
Wouldn’t you like to walk through a field of colourful flowers? Wouldn’t you like to choose and cut as many flowers as you want? Wouldn’t you like to have lunch in the middle of a flower field?
I am such a lucky girl because that is exactly what I did at the family flower farm of Marlies and Linda.Continue reading A family flower farm: spreading the love for flowers
Dahlia discoveries: perfect Peaches n’ Cream
Dahlia Peaches n’ Cream is one of the most beautiful, the most productive and the best cut flower varieties I am growing this year. I am so in love with this pretty little dahlia. A gorgeous bloom, and this seasons favourite.Continue reading Dahlia discoveries: perfect Peaches n’ Cream
Dahlia garden review: exciting newcomers
Hooray for Spring!
It has been sunny and bright here in Holland, the cherry trees and magnolias are in full bloom and daffodils are starting to flower in the streets. It’s almost time to start planting my dahlias!
Dahlia garden review: trusted favourites
It’s spring here in Holland and that means brighter days and warmer weather. The days slowly get longer which means I can still do some gardening when I get home from work. I love it! It’s wonderful to be outdoors after a day at the office, even if it’s only for half an hour.
Favourite dahlias: 3 reasons to grow dahlia Labyrinth
Hello there! Dahlia season is in full swing and despite the drought, my dahlia garden is producing lots of flowers. Flowering its heart out, dahlia Labyrinth is stealing the show. With beautiful peach-pink flowers on dark stems, this dahlia is a flower growers dream.
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5 easy flower arrangement ideas with dahlias
The best thing about having a dahlia garden is having lots and lots of flowers to play with. I like to fill jugs, bottles and vases with beautiful flowers from the garden. A flower arrangement doesn’t have to be difficult, even a few blooms in a small vase can brighten up the kitchen table. Here are more than 5 easy flower arrangement ideas with dahlias, with different flower and foliage combinations.Continue reading 5 easy flower arrangement ideas with dahlias