Frances Palmer is a ceramist and Connecticut gardener. She has been growing heirloom dahlias for more than 20 years and is well versed in their care. Her ceramics and flowers have been featured in numerous magazines, and her gardens are part of the Garden Conservancy Open Days program.
Classes by this instructor
Low-maintenance dahlias thrive in our coastal climate, growing to bloom in mid- July, when their spiky, colorful blossoms brighten up gardens and flower beds. Learn best practices that help your dahlias thrive, including how and when to disbud, stake, water, and much more. Tour the Garden's pere more...