Tuesday, August 30, 2016


I usually bring armloads of flowers inside the house each summer but have been hesitant to this year because the little man gets into everything he can reach.  Today I decided to throw caution to the wind and brought in a big bunch of dahlias.  They are the workhorses of the flowerbeds - sturdy, dependable and productive year after year.  After a frost I just dig the tubers up, pack them in sawdust and store them in the basement until spring.


  1. I've never grown any but yours look lovely. The tubers are edible by the way, they were originally brought over as a food source at the same time as the potato but the potato won the battle!

  2. I've added you to my blog list by the way!

  3. Thanks Kev- I love reading you blog! I think I read somewhere about them being edible but that some kinds are better than others? Maybe we need a taste-testing!