Grow Your Own Dahlias Workshop

Date: Sat, April 13th, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Location: Cross Street Flower Farm, 4 Jacobs Lane, Norwell

Workshop Description:

All Hail Queen of the Cut Flowers, the Dahlia!  

There is a dahlia craze spreading across the country, and for good reason. Dahlias are easy to grow and are among the most beautiful cut flowers.  So, if you've been dying to grow dahlias, join us for this workshop! Learn how we grow over 20,000 tubers a year. We will teach you to grow these beautiful blooms like a pro.

This series is good for novice as well as intermediate gardeners, we will cover the basics and dig deep into all things dahlias.

We will cover everything you need to know to plant and care for your dahlias. This workshop will also dig deep into the more advanced techniques of storing and dividing dahlias to increase your stock inexpensively.

This class is hands-on and full of all the necessary information you need to be successful at growing dahlias. We supply all the supplies and tools required for this class. Each attendee will receive a bag of coveted Cross Street Flower Farm dahlia tubers to take home and plant. 

Topics Covered:

  • Demystifying Dahlias Tubers + Varieties

  • Growing Dahlias (bed prep, weed prevention, pinching, staking, irrigation)

  • Harvesting Dahlias as Cut Flowers

  • Digging, Dividing, Propagating and Storing Dahlias over winter

Workshop attendees will receive one:

  • A Cross Street Digging Deep into Dahlias Guide
  • A selection of Cross Street Dahlia Tubers for your Garden
  • A pair of our favorite Snips for harvesting and dividing Dahlias
  • A black bulb crate for storing your dahlia tubers

  • Discount coupons on Cross Street Cutting Garden Kits + Gardening Supplies in the Barn Shop

Be sure to dress comfortably and for the weather.  Class is rain or shine and takes place outside in the farm fields.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

All ticket sales are final- non-transferable, non-refundable.