21: All about Dahlia’s with Tom Simpson from Woolmans

Today Roz is joined in the studio by Tom Simpson from Woolmans. 

Tom has been in the horticultural industry really, from a work point of view ever since he left school. Tom's first interest in gardening stems right back from when he was a very young child through his parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. 

Key discussion points in todays episode:

  • Tom’s background in gardening. 
  • What’s the current trend towards Dahlia? 
  • When do you plant out your alliums? 
  • What should you take into account when you’re planting your dahlia tuba? 
  • What are some of your favourite varieties and colours? 
  • Dahlias taller varieties. 
  • Single flowers are more popular than ever before. 
  • How do you know if your soil is free-draining? 
  • Tom’s advice for propagating from cuttings.

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