We had a cold night earlier this week, and a sharp frost took all my dahlias. Although disappointing it was inevitable for this time of year. Without further ado I chopped back the evil looking, black foliage and mulched over the crowns. Three are to be relocated and those were dug up and placed under a fleece blanket in the garage in order that they can dry out and be saved for next year.
Yesterday I visited the very attractive Petersham Nursery. London weather is milder than in my garden and so Petersham Nursery was untouched and
their dahlias were still looking beautiful. Here are a few pretty snaps from the day.
One for the cat lovers:
And for the foodies, how about this for presentation:
Bangers and mash don’t quite cut this in this looks department, do they.
Have a good day.