New in the garden: Dahlias

I bought dahlia tubers at one of the spring plant sales and planted them in giant pots. They remind me of growing potatoes in that you gradually cover them with soil as they grow.

Whenever I try something new, a part of me inevitably wonders, “Is this going to work?” I love being amazed when it does! Even with the California ground squirrels burrowing in every pot, the plants are thriving and growing at an amazing rate.

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