Not sure whether you should save your dahlia flowers for next year? Here's why you should overwinter them indoors.
There are a few reasons you may decide to overwinter tender bulbs instead of treating them as annuals.
Here's what you need to know!
Preserve Your InvestmentTender bulbs can be a significant investment in terms of both money and time. When you’ve carefully selected and nurtured these plants, it’s disheartening to see them succumb to frost. Overwintering ensures you get the most value from your garden.
Guaranteed Spring to Fall BloomsOverwintering allows you to control the growing conditions, ensuring that your tender bulbs remain healthy and ready to burst forth with vibrant blooms in the spring. You won’t have to rely on purchasing new bulbs or tubers each year.
Experiment with Different VarietiesIf you’re an avid gardener, you might want to experiment with different varieties of dahlias, cannas, or gladiolus. Overwintering allows you to expand your collection without the added cost of buying new bulbs.
Personal SatisfactionThere’s a certain satisfaction in nurturing your plants through the winter months and watching them thrive year after year. It’s a rewarding aspect of gardening that many enthusiasts cherish.
Rare and Hard-to-Find VarietiesIf you grew rare or hard-to-find varieties they are worth saving!
Follow along to learn more about overwintering dahlias.