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  • Propagating Dahlias by Cuttings – Cut Flower Farm

    Taking dahlia cuttings is one of the easiest ways to increase the number of plants in your cut flower patch. Propagating these plants by cuttings is also a great way to get the most for your money. The process is relatively simple and only requires some very basic equipment. First, we’ll need to select a stem to use for our cutting. I like to use cuttings that are nice and large, so that I can divide them into multiple cuttings. Taking cuttings from your existing dahlia plants will not harm the plants. Since dahlia plants need to be pinched back anyway (to encourage more growth), the pinchings can be used…

  • Stonehouse Dahlia Cuttings Review and Haul

    Another day, and that means another package in the mail. Seriously, I’ve literally heard my mail man complaining about how many garden related packages I had delivered. Sorry! I just can’t help it. Today, my box from Stonehouse dahlia cuttings came. Like many dahlia suppliers that I ordered from this year, this was a first. Stonehouse is distinctly unique in that I’ve never seen anyone sell the actual plant cuttings rather than the dahlia tuber. Upon opening the box, I found that each cutting was nestled into a cute little plastic container. While I wish there wasn’t so much plastic used in the shipping process, everything arrived safely and I…

  • Jump Starting Dahlia Tubers+ Leafari Review

    I got a package in the mail today, and of course, I couldn’t wait to open it. Dahlias! Finally! I ordered quite a few dahlias this year from several different places. The first parcel to have arrived is from Leafari – and I won’t lie, it was pretty disappointing. I’m not sure if Leafari is a new company, but I first discovered it when I was specifically on a search for “Wizard of Oz” dahlias. I couldn’t find them anywhere else, so I made an order. In normal fashion, I checked the reviews on Dave’s Garden, and all seemed to be well. Fast forward to delivery day, I can’t help…