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Dahlia Tubors
A friends husband stored her Dahlia tubors in a basin and just dumped them in the corner of the shed.
They are now all covered in there anything she can do or are they a lost cause?
The later of course will cause him a lot of domestic strife :))



Give them a feel. If they are turgid then they will be fine, rotting then time to go to a GC. The moss is a worry as they grow in damp conditions...

16 Mar, 2012


There is nothing to dig them out of K...he just dug them out the border and put them in a basin!
But I'll tell her to give them a feel.
Thank you

16 Mar, 2012


if they were dug and left in the soil which will probably have dried out. then they may well be ok. especially if the shed was frost free.

gently remove the soil and if you have firm tubers then plant up in compost and all is good.
if soft then gc as Kildermorie says.

16 Mar, 2012


Thanks SBG :)

16 Mar, 2012


lets know what they are like scottish, I am a curious critter :o)

17 Mar, 2012


I spoke to her last night at work SGB - I gave her the news - so she said she will have a look over the weekend and let me know. She passes her thanks on to you all :)
I won't tell you what else she said about her OH - I may get a telling off!!!! :)

17 Mar, 2012


haha :o)

18 Mar, 2012

How do I say thanks?

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