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Charles and Bethany Little, flower farmers

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Latest Article: 'Dahlia Farming'  The dahlia’s many entrancing colors and alluring forms have made it one of our favorites for the bouquet program here at Charles Little & Company. From the beautiful cactus flowering varieties resembling a sea anemone, to the tightly quilled petals of the spherical pompom form, there is a dahlia for every taste, occasion and garden. An incredibly versatile flower, certain varieties, like the 'Loverboy', command attention and instantly become the centerpiece of any floral arrangement. Others, like the 'White Lightning' add the perfect subtle touch and a dash of whimsy.
In early January we began the process of digging and dividing the dahlias. Since the first killing frost of late fall, the dahlias have been resting in the ground, but the tubers must be removed and stored before the first really cold temperatures set-in. So, when January arrived, we began digging up our dormant dahlias, washing them, separating the varieties and storing them for the upcoming planting....
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