Sun-loving Flowers

Do I Need to Dig Up My Dahlias Here in Florida?

Do I Need to Dig Up My Dahlias Here in Florida?

Barbara’s Question About Dahlias:  Barbara G-H. moved here from New York where dahlias have to be dug up every autumn, stored over the winter, and replanted each spring.  During a golf outing, she told me about her dahlias that had become quite ragged-looking the previous summer, […]

Keeping Poinsettia Alive After the Holidays

Keeping Poinsettia Alive After the Holidays

My friends have been asking about keeping poinsettias alive after the holidays. So here is what I’ve learned over the years. No longer just the old familiar bright red, poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are available in a multitude of colors, from pink, white, deep rosy red, orange-red, to […]