Video: How to Stake Dahlias
Protecting dahlias from wind with staking is a practical way to protect the investment you’ve made. In this video, Linda Doan, Specialty Cut Flower Grower from Aunt Willies Wildflowers in East Tennessee shows you how she cares for 700 dahlias, a backbone in her wedding-based growing business. Cutting and staking dahlias easily is a priority for Linda and her husband Roy and this is a quick peek inside how they do it. You can modify this double-row staking technique for other farm and garden flowers.
What you’ll need:
Post Hole Driver
6” Square Netting | Source: Nolt’s Produce Supplies
Want to learn more about growing flowers? Linda has two online classes about Growing Flowers for Weddings. Linda’s Growing Flowers For Weddings Spring and Fall edition classes are best suited for intermediate growers and growers who would like to learn more about how to use their flowers in wedding designs. You can also visit Linda on her farm, where she hosts educational events, like the #happilyeverafterworkshop. See website for most up-to-date schedule of events.