Tag Archives: dahlias

September Blooms

By far, one of the most prolific and colorful blooms in September gardens are Dahlias. In our local gardens, I’ve watched these hardy plants come into full bloom in August, and many will thrive into October. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Bee or Fly?

Almost everyone assumes that most flying, pollinating insects they encounter on a floral bloom are a species of bee. Let’s set the record straight! Not all insects that look like bees are bees. One of the most common type of … Continue reading

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Those Hardy Dahlias!

It’s officially fall, and I can’t believe the dahlia garden in our local park is blooming better than ever! Such hardy flowers they are! Once they are cut down, I know that it will be months before we see any … Continue reading

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Beautiful Dahlias

I visited my local park gardens last week and found these magnificent Dahlias still in bloom. They are such hardy plants and last well into the autumn. The bumblebees especially love them, all well as other bees, hoverflies, and butterflies. … Continue reading

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Welcome the Summer Dahlias!

With the global pandemic, I have not been able to get out much this year to do any traveling. I’m just staying close to home and visiting local spots that are open to the public. Our local city park (Point … Continue reading

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