All you need to know about dahlia tubers and dahlia bulbs

Dahlia tubers

Let’s start by clarifying the slightly misleading headline to this post and, in the process, clear up some important questions about dahlia tubers and bulbs. First, there is no difference between what people commonly call dahlia tubers and dahlia bulbs. The important point here is that the weird potato-like structures that give us beautiful dahlia …

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Why get rid of weeds?

Choking weeds

In the other posts in this weed control series, I’ve written about what weeds are and made the point that, fundamentally, weeds are like any other plant in the garden. So why get rid of weeds? If weeds are just plants growing in the wrong place, why should we care? Why should we bother with …

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