Artist Frances Palmer, well-known for her pottery, is also a passionate dahlia gardener. After teaching us how to plant dahlias, she returns to GardenDesign.com to show us how to dig up and store dahlia tubers for the winter.
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After the first frost, usually in late October or early November here in Connecticut, the flowers and stems will immediately wilt. Leave everything in the ground for a week or two and after a few more strong frosts have occurred.