Onion Sets and Shallots

Your onion sets should be planted in early spring, with the tips just showing, roughly 5-10cm apart for medium to large onions respectively. Shallots should be planted at the same time of year but about 20cm apart as they produce bulbs on the surface in early summer. If you have access to a greenhouse or…

Its that time of year again . . .

. . . to start setting away your Dahlia Tubers to enable you to take cuttings for this years season (that is if you haven’t already). Bring them into a light and airy environment with a bit of heat. This should encourage basal growth from which you can take cuttings. If you are reading this…

Its Chitting Time

Our range of Scottish grown seed potatoes are now in stock. Have a look at our Variety and price list below Seed Potatoes, Onion Sets, Shallots and Garlic 2016 To start your seed potatoes off or ‘Chit’, pop them in tray or box in a light, frost free area with good ventilation, I have mine…

Current Availability

Last Updated 09/02/2016 Of those varieties we had available as tubers at the begining of the season we have now SOLD OUT of the following. All but Willo’s Violet are still available as Dahlia Mini Plants or Garden Ready Dahlias. Giant and Large Decoratives: Elma E, Hamari Girl, Jocondo, John Hill and Sir Alf Ramsey Giant…

2016 Catalogue now available

We are now able to post a PDF of our catalogue and order form online. Follow the links below to access them: 2016 Catalogue PRINTABLE ORDER FORM  

How clean???

When we export outside of the EU the tubers need to be extremely clean to pass customs.

Its a massive team effort to get them all in

They’re all safe . .

Despite the wettest days for a long while the team pulled together and got all our Dahlia Field Tubers in.

Boxing up the Chrysanthemums

After a busy few days lifting the Chrysanthemums a few weeks ago they are now coming away nicely in our poly tunnel. We keep them in there for a period of cold but will be bringing them into the prop houses in the next couple of weeks.  

Final additions for 2016

We have in the last week finalised the varieties for the 2016 season with a few last minute additions. Small Decorative Sheval Megan, for which all first year royalty proceeds will be going to Cystic Fibrosis at Terrys request Fimbriated Medium Semi Cactus Normandie Wedding Day for which a donation for each plant sold will be given to the National Dahlia…