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Dahlias for Days – Online

Class or Workshop, Nature and Recreation, Online Event

February 16 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  

$10 – $15

Have you ever fallen in love with a flower before? If not, dahlias just may be the flower to change that for you! Dahlias are a tremendously diverse flower. While they are native to Central America, they can grow fabulously in New England with proper care. In this class you will learn about this spectacular flower with insight on how to grow from tubers. Specific topics Including variety selection, planting, plant support techniques, cut flower treatment, plus the most challenging part — tuber division and storage. Join us to learn more about this divine and prolific plant just in time to plan your dahlia orders! Soon enough you will be trading dahlia tubers with all your gardener friends.

Jacqueline Maisonpierre is an organic farmer, public health educator and avid dahlia grower. She fell in love with dahlias her first year farming, and like many dahlia growers just can’t seem to get enough. She has worked as an organic vegetable farmer in New England for the past ten years in a variety of settings, ranging from large rural farms to tightly managed, no-till urban plots. As of this year she is the proud owner of her own homestead in North Haven, CT, where she is starting a cut flower farm. She grew 400 dahlia plants in 2021 and can’t wait to grow more!

Venue Details:

Berkshire Botanical Garden

5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
Phone:
(413) 298-3926

Host Details:

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Phone:
413-298-3926
Email:
[email protected]
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