takes us on to the letter D in my occasional series of posts a sort of plot A to Z.
Most gardeners spend much of the time digging as this is one of the fundamentals of cultivation. At one time double digging was popular but nowadays it’s far more likely to be the no dig method.
I don’t grow dahlias but they are probably the most widely seen flowers on allotments, with many being grown to exhibit at horticultural society shows. They come in a wide range of varieties and colours of which I prefer the smaller pompom dahlias in pastel shades to the big bright cactus types.
The previous post in this series was Continuing with C…, which also has links to the earlier ones.