Laurie Fagan will speak on her favourite flower, dahlias, digging deep into what is a dahlia tuber, planting, fertilizing, disbudding, diseases, digging up and winter
Laurie Fagan will speak on her favourite flower, dahlias, digging deep into what is a dahlia tuber, planting, fertilizing, disbudding, diseases, digging up and winter storage. A great chance to learn from an expert how to successfully grow this plant of many, many blooms.
Bio: Laurie has been gardening for over 40 years with many successes and valuable failures over the years. A dozen years ago, she followed a passion and concentrated on dahlias. She now grows over 350 plants at her home, cottage and rented farm space. She also co-founded and is president of the Champlain Park Garden Club.
The objectives of the NHS are to encourage interest and promote improvement in horticulture
- Holding meetings respecting the theory and practice of horticulture;- Encouraging the planting of trees, shrubs, and flowers on private and public grounds;- Promoting outdoor art, public beautification, balcony and plot gardening;- Arranging field trips, contests, competitions, and exhibitions related to horticulture and by awarding prizes;- Distributing seeds, plants, bulbs, flowers, trees and shrubs;- Promoting the protection of the environment;- Promoting the circulation of horticulture information through any media and- Encouraging youth in horticulture.