Artist Frances Palmer, famous for her vases and pottery, is also a passionate dahlia gardener. May is a great time to plant dahlia tubers and Palmer gives step-by-step instructions, along with photos of her beautiful dahlia garden in bloom and her beautiful vases.
Frances Palmer has long been celebrated for her handmade earthenware and porcelain tableware and vases. In gardening circles, the Connecticut artist is equally praised for her green thumb. Now Palmer is expanding her pottery line to encompass both endeavors. Her new vessels are inspired by ancient Greek and Roman models and by one of Palmer’s heroes, early 20th-century American ceramicist George Ohr, known for his abstract figures and organic lines.