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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.