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Feb 01, 2022
| ISBN 9781632173614
Feb 01, 2022 | ISBN 9781632173614
Perfect for flower fans, this little love letter to the dahlia is bursting with tips, tricks and facts. Dahlias are the showboats of the flower world—colorful, flamboyant, and spectacular. They’re also one of the most satisfying flowers to grow, with a long season, plentiful blooms, and adaptable to most climates with proper care. They’re very easy to propagate, and can be hybridized. There are numerous dahlia flower forms and more than 50,000 recognized cultivars! This charming little hardcover book includes 60+ full-color botanical illustrations, basic botany and history, everything you need to know to grow gorgeous blooms in the garden, as well as dividing tubers to propagate more flowers, tips for creating beautiful arrangements and preserving flowers, quotes, lore, and notable gardens and growers. Like a bouquet of dahlias, this book is an affordable little luxury for gardeners and flower lovers –the perfect hostess gift or mother’s day present.
TARA AUSTEN WEAVER is a freelance writer, editor, and author of The Butcher & The Vegetarian (Rodale, 2010) and Orchard House: How a Neglected Garden Taught One Family to Grow (Ballantine, 2015), a memoir that chronicles how she and her family attempted to revive… More about Tara Austen Weaver
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