Garderning: A colourful bunch for your garden

Ali Rochford There are so many different varieties of dahlia, that there is sure to be one for everyone.

19th October, 2014

They’ve been putting on a show for months, and sadly it’s almost time to say adieu. As soon as the first frosts hit, dahlias collapse in a blackened heap. It’s a fond farewell to the flowers that for many years were relegated to allotments and corners of the veg patch, but are more in favour now than ever. With President Michael D Higgins having requested dahlias to be added to the gardens at the Áras,...

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