TUBER HARVEST | DAHLIA GIVEAWAY

January 19, 2022 112 Comments

TUBER HARVEST | DAHLIA GIVEAWAY
We could not be more excited to finally offer up our dahlia tubers! All of the varieties that you will find in the online shop were grown right here on the farm. These are of the same planting stock that we will use ourselves this coming year.

 

ROOTED FLOWERS MARY IN FIELD
A few years back, a control element in our tuber storage area failed. It was catastrophic to our original tuber stock, eliminating everything we had built up. We have been working hard to rebuild this crop to make the tuber shop possible.

 

Rooted Flowers dahlia dividing

Each spring we plant one individual tuber. These potato looking fingers grow more within the soil, so that by fall, we can dig them up and divide. One tuber might yield 6 or more new tubers that can then again be planted. This process repeats itself every year.

 

Dividing dahlia tubers at Rooted Flowers
Nothing about harvesting dahlia tubers is short work. It takes us weeks to get everything out of the ground and prepared for winter storage. Every clump is hand dug with a shovel, rinsed, cured, divided, and finally, put into storage where they receive daily checks.

 

Dahlia divisions and Julia at Rooted Flowers
Our tubers are available for purchase in the Online Shop this Sunday, January 23rd 2022 @ 10 AM EST. Each order will contain planting instructions and ship (U.S. residents only) early April once the risk of cold damage has passed.

 

Dahlias at Rooted Flowers

((CLOSED)) To celebrate we are doing a dahlia giveaway! Winner receives a box of a dozen dahlias that will include all different varieities from our collection. To enter, simply leave a comment below and share what new flower varieties you hope to grow this year.

*Please note, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. The winner will be announced Friday, 1/21. Congratulations to Mary-Kay Saraiva!

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100 Responses

Lucy
Lucy

February 02, 2022

I have a perennial garden that I’ve been working on for years. I love dahlias but never planted them that is my goal for this year.

helene
helene

January 21, 2022

Hoping to get some lovely double and frilled tulips going this year. They are in the ground but will they bloom ? Time will tell !

Britnee
Britnee

January 21, 2022

I think I’m most excited to grow lisianthus this year!

Hannah Graydon
Hannah Graydon

January 21, 2022

I have just planted crocus’ this fall!! Vibrant Blue and purple and I can’t wait to see them pop out of this snow!! I love the surprise of colorful blooms!

Caron
Caron

January 21, 2022

First year trying dahlias. Bought about 20 but really looking forward to Appleblossom! Can’t wait!!

Darlene Cullen
Darlene Cullen

January 21, 2022

I’ve ordered so many new varieties to try my husband would DIE if he saw the list. Hope I beat him to the boxes when they start shipping! LOL

Stacy
Stacy

January 21, 2022

I purchased a few new varieties of roses this year, as well as new dahlia varieties. Excited for daydreamer and critchon honey!!

Kat L
Kat L

January 21, 2022

I love your flowers and business! This year I’ll be growing some ranunculus! I am also working on an olive tree that I hope to get some olives from this year!

Hailee witt
Hailee witt

January 21, 2022

I’m excited to try snaps this year! As well as so many new dahlia varieties!

Haley
Haley

January 21, 2022

Last year we struggled with our Dahlia crop so we are looking forward to revamping the way we grow our Dahlias this year. We are also looking forward to adding to our Lisianthus crop this year!

Christine Shea
Christine Shea

January 21, 2022

Hi – Love – Love – Dahlias! Can’t wait for Spring! Some new varieties of Dahlias I would like to try this year are Sierra Glow, Labyrinth and the beautiful Iced Tea. Thank you for sharing all your beautiful garden with us!

Rachel J.
Rachel J.

January 21, 2022

I love them all but Labrynth has a special place in my heart ❤️ love Rooted Flowers!!!!

Krystal Fitzgerald
Krystal Fitzgerald

January 21, 2022

I haven’t grown dahlias for several years and would love to do so in 2022!

Olivia
Olivia

January 21, 2022

I’m trying sweet peas for the first time this year! And will be jumping onto the dahlia bandwagon!

Brandi
Brandi

January 21, 2022

This is my very first go at growing flowers and I’m so excited and nervous! I’ve got tulips and narcissus going (assuming some critter hasn’t already eaten the bulbs), and will be planting ranunculus and dahlias in the spring! Plus maybe a patch of wildflowers.

Maggie brown
Maggie brown

January 21, 2022

I am excited to grow celosia and sunflowers this year!

Vina
Vina

January 21, 2022

This upcoming year I hope to grown some hydrangeas, ranunculus, and of course dahlias! ))

Rachel Rainbow
Rachel Rainbow

January 21, 2022

I’m excited to add foxgloves and celosia this coming year!

Marjorie Rudolph
Marjorie Rudolph

January 21, 2022

I loved planting the flowers you set out last spring as seedlings. First time ever being able to have fresh flowers all summer on my table. Thank you!

Staci Armock
Staci Armock

January 21, 2022

This is my third year growing and what an addiction! I am growing peaches n cream and cornel bronze this year. I hope to catch a few tuber sales to find more in my preferred color pallette.

Annamarie Golden
Annamarie Golden

January 21, 2022

I am winter sowing (milk jugs) and will be trying eryngium, stock, yarrow, strawberries and more!

Sophie
Sophie

January 21, 2022

I’m super excited to grow dahlias and sunflowers this year! Really I’m escort excited about all our flowers because this is our first year going to the markets!!

Eva Miranda
Eva Miranda

January 21, 2022

Hoping to bring back dahlias (so I can cut them and bring them in), columbines, petunias, and maybe if I’m feeling adventurous some tulips!

Cara
Cara

January 21, 2022

These were the first flowers I grew in my garden 2 years ago! I admire your flowers and farm. I hope one day I can have a flower farm of my own!

Maxine Lauver
Maxine Lauver

January 21, 2022

I grew two kinds of dahlias last year. They were the prettiest flowers in my bouquets. This year I am growing all kinds of fillers that will look great with focal flowers. Frosted explosion grass, celosia, bupleurum, lemon basil, Jewels of Opar, and cress will look great with dahlias.

Jen Mason
Jen Mason

January 21, 2022

This year, I plan to add sunflowers, peonies, hollyhock and, of course dahlias!

Alanna Scissom
Alanna Scissom

January 21, 2022

I am excited to grow Linda’s Baby for my fiancé this year. His Grandmother’s name was Linda and he’ll be surprised when I bring in and arrange a few vases full of Linda’s Baby for his 40th birthday later this year. I am sentimental… I can hardly wait for the moment he sees them! He fell for dahlias as we all do! Happy Growing!

Una Schneider
Una Schneider

January 21, 2022

I’m being super ambitious this year! In addition to my usual: zinnias, salvia, Mexican sunflowers (which I LOVE and monarch butterflies 😍), sunflowers, and dahlias… I’ll be trying Sweetpea, celosia, snap dragon, figwart, amaranth, and poor man’s orchid! Each year I’m becoming increasingly more obsessed with dahlias 😳 trying/adding about 20 new varieties to my existing dahlia tuber collection.
I also planted a bunch of new bearded irises this fall,“Pop the Question” and “Dusky Challenger” I’m especially excited about, I literally cannot wait to see them!!

Coco D.
Coco D.

January 21, 2022

Purchased my first home in November and would LOVE to plant these in my gardens (the house has these beautiful paths all over the yard) I’m so excited for Spring! ❤️❤️❤️

Katie
Katie

January 21, 2022

I am growing a few new dahlias (Jowie Winnie and Toscanini rose) and trying anemones (and low tunnels for them) for the first time! I’m also excited to try out costa apricot snaps and apple blossom snaps, as I haven’t grown those varieties before!

Stephanie
Stephanie

January 21, 2022

I planned to grow zinnias, dahlias, strawflower, sunflowers, calendula and others for my wedding in 2019. The year got too crazy with wedding planning that I never got around to it but I bought the seed packets. Fast forward to beginning of 2022. Now in the midst of the divorce process after never growing those flowers, I’m now planning to grow them this year to honor the growth, beauty, and resilience in the world and in love. Wishing all a beautiful year.

Katie
Katie

January 21, 2022

Scabosia and the anemones I ordered and will plant early this spring. 2022 will be beautiful!

Pam L
Pam L

January 21, 2022

Love, love, LOVE Dahlias! The different varieties are amazing. Looking forward to adding different color peonies to my garden along with Zinnias, Gomphrena and stock.

Katie
Katie

January 21, 2022

I moved from Central Florida zone 9 to the NE Georgia mountains and will be gardening for the first time in zone 7. I have Peonies, Daffodils and Alliums already in the ground and will be growing Dahlias, Zinnias and Cosmos for the first time, among many others. Super excited.

Kayla Gardner
Kayla Gardner

January 21, 2022

I am growing bachelor buttons this year! I planted them in the fall.

Morgan
Morgan

January 21, 2022

Oof, similar story to you, I had leafy gall take out about half of my crop this year and I’m scared to plant what I’m keeping, so I’m slowly rebuilding my dahlia stock as well! I am excited about some of the new varieties I haven’t tried before—brown sugar, caitlyns joy and honesta!

Jocelyn Sigler
Jocelyn Sigler

January 21, 2022

I am so excited to expand my dahlia patch this year! I will be mixing in some filler plants to hopefully create beautiful bouquets. I started with 15 tubers last year and instantly fell in love with the magic of flowers. 🥰 I scored some lavender dahlia tubers and I can’t wait for those.

Kasia
Kasia

January 21, 2022

I am trying winter sowing this year: poppies and lupinus ( possibly couple more seeds). I had good luck with dalias last year and plan on continuing that this year ;) I plant them in my veggie garden for some color. 🌱happy gardening!!

Hbulmer
Hbulmer

January 21, 2022

I want to do peonies, ranunculus, dahlias and replace my lavender that died last year 🌷🌹

Alicia Vacchisno
Alicia Vacchisno

January 21, 2022

I am excited to grow annual phlox this year, lots of it so that my floral designs will have that extra something something, I realize they are not the easiest crop to grow and I am up for the challenge, thank you for offering this giveaway!

Katie Lapointe
Katie Lapointe

January 21, 2022

Buying flowers from you all last year has inspired this brown thumb to try planting more! I love the idea of having some of my own to pick when they bloom and can’t wait to get more of your flowers this year!! Your farm has truly sparked a new joy for flowers for me!

Lisa
Lisa

January 21, 2022

My husband is new to gardening and loving it! Experimenting with dahlias this coming growing season would be great!

Joy Benoit
Joy Benoit

January 21, 2022

I grew dahlias for the first time this year. I am in love. My mom’s boyfriend, he’s 82, introduced me to them. He plants his every year and brings my mom fresh flowers when he comes for dinner. I bought a few fresh bouquets from you over this fall and they lasted forever. I’m looking forward to many more beautiful flowers this year.

Meghan
Meghan

January 21, 2022

I love planting sunflowers, zinnias, amaranthus, moon flowers and morning glories. Would love to try dahlias! 🌼🌸🌻

Kristi Roth
Kristi Roth

January 21, 2022

My sister owns a farm so I don’t have too many of my own. I would love to see some lillies this summer.

Jennifer
Jennifer

January 21, 2022

I will be starting my 3rd year with dahlias. I am hooked! So many beautiful varieties. I want to add two more whites, Labryinth, Pennhill Watermelon at least. This year I am trying more filler flowers to add to my collection for arranging. This includes Bupleurum, Cress, Orlaya, Love in a Mist. I also am going to start a David Austin rose collection…but am struggling to narrow down which one I want to start with…so many beautiful ones.

Sarah
Sarah

January 21, 2022

I am hoping to grow some labyrinth dahlias this season! As well as snap dragons, zinnias, and cosmos

Katie
Katie

January 21, 2022

Growing a few different types of celosia and experimenting with all sorts of bouquet filler. Not to mention lots of new dahlias! Can’t wait for spring.

Cortney
Cortney

January 21, 2022

I’m super excited to be adding dahlias for the first time this year!

Margi Hsie
Margi Hsie

January 21, 2022

I’m excited to add Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus as a new foliage variety. I’m also growing lilies in crates for the first time—hoping this will add focal flowers to our farm while we’re waiting for dahlias. 💐

Jessica McCollom
Jessica McCollom

January 21, 2022

I’m ordering some new varieties of dahlias to try this season, but honestly I’m most excited about growing Cornell Bronze again. Such a beautiful dahlia! A definite favorite of mine ☺️

Deborah T
Deborah T

January 21, 2022

I planted a dahlia for the first time last year. I did dig up the tubers and saved them. They were so beautiful.

Kelsey
Kelsey

January 21, 2022

I am hoping to grow some tulips in the upcoming year!🌷

Michael McManus
Michael McManus

January 21, 2022

I love following you here and on Instagram. I learned so much about this beautiful plant. I love the “bursty”-ness of the Labyrinth variety.

Abbie White
Abbie White

January 21, 2022

I am glad that Facebook led me to your farm. Your writing and images are beautiful and inspiring. I hope that 2022 is a great season for you. Your dahlia tuber offering excites me very much. I began growing pompon dahlias when I was in 4H as a youth. At the present time have pink and red dahlias. The flowers bring me compliments when I arrange them at my church. The tubers overwinter well in my root cellar. In September I toured Frog Hollow Dahlias in Hubbardston and had my eyes open the amazing and beautiful world of dahlias and learned about classification. I was impressed that I was looking at over 50 spectacular varieties in bloom. I am now eager to expand my dahlia growing experience.

Olivia Veronesi
Olivia Veronesi

January 21, 2022

I am growing tansy for the first time this year. I fell in love with this flower a couple years ago. I love the super adorable shape, it works great in bouquets and also dries so nicely. I love a flower than can be used both fresh and dried.

Annie Kerr
Annie Kerr

January 21, 2022

Dahlias! Dahlias! Dahlias!

Kate
Kate

January 21, 2022

I’ve ordered so many new, but very excited to grow coralie and castle drive this year

Susie Van Wagner
Susie Van Wagner

January 21, 2022

Besides the dahlias, I’m hoping to grow zinnias and scabiosa, and cosmos.

Denise Lakin
Denise Lakin

January 20, 2022

I have ordered about 50 new dahlia varieties this winter. (Don’t tell my husband) Not sure where I will be putting them all- but it is a happy problem. Can’t wait!

Cynthia
Cynthia

January 20, 2022

I’m excited to try amaranth and celosia this year along with new varieties of dahlias!!

Loren Bourgeois
Loren Bourgeois

January 20, 2022

Lots of different roses and Dahlias for sure!

Dani
Dani

January 20, 2022

This will be my first full blown year with dahlias and I couldn’t be more excited! I was gifted several tubers last year but didn’t really know what to expect! Now I’m obsessed and can’t get enough of this beautiful flower and am searching every corner of my field and yard to put in more 😂

Allison Lingbloom
Allison Lingbloom

January 19, 2022

This year I am giving some fun zinnias a try! Excited to see them bloom.

Marissa Bertsch
Marissa Bertsch

January 19, 2022

I am growing Lisianthus (sooo excited about this), sweet peas, scabiosa, and new varieties of zinnias for the first time! I hope to at least double my dahlia stock!! I got my hands on 1 bracken rose tuber that I cannot wait to start!

Kelly
Kelly

January 19, 2022

This year I am excited to try growing several varieties of poppies. We have all different colors!! And expanding the Dahlia bed is a must!!

Lindsay
Lindsay

January 19, 2022

Can’t wait to continue my planting- have only been in our new house for two years and have been busy with infant twins. Excited to spend some time outdoors this Spring. Dahlias, sunflowers, tulips, hydrangeas are on my ever-“growing” list!

Robin
Robin

January 19, 2022

I’m trying lisianthus from seed again. (Total fail last year)

Rachel Kilbride
Rachel Kilbride

January 19, 2022

I’m very excited to try growing flower fillers Buplureum, Lemon Basil and Cinnamon Basil!

Jessica
Jessica

January 19, 2022

I planted a a lilac tree and bushes and can’t wait to see them bloom. I would love to add dahlias to the mix- they are stunning!

Jacquelyn
Jacquelyn

January 19, 2022

This year I am trying ranunculus, scabiosa, tulips and a few others! I can’t wait!

Leanne Fortini
Leanne Fortini

January 19, 2022

Looking forward to seeing my Lilly’s, dahlias and peonies bloom. Love this giveaway you’re doing!

Justine Muir
Justine Muir

January 19, 2022

I will be growing lisianthus for the first time this spring! I’m really looking forward to enjoying their long lasting blooms!

Claire L.
Claire L.

January 19, 2022

Definitely dahlias, zinnias, sunflowers, gladiolas! So many to grow!

Kate Savarese
Kate Savarese

January 19, 2022

Dahlias became my favorite last year, I had amazing success from your tubers and look forward to new varieties this year! Also love love my anemones!!!

Christina Constantine
Christina Constantine

January 19, 2022

Can’t wait for the Dahlias so many beautiful colors. I just might add others to my garden!
Your daughters are growing up so beautifully, keep up the great work!

Natalie Johnson
Natalie Johnson

January 19, 2022

Excited about strawflowers this year!

Crystal Allison
Crystal Allison

January 19, 2022

Perfect timing for my birthday! Thank you for everything you share on your social media and here on your site. The three of you are inspirational at all that you accomplish together.

Lori
Lori

January 19, 2022

Hello! I love dahlias and have had some luck with growing them. Love the pinks and the peaches…I have tried a couple times to save them over winter but they shrivel up…our basement is heated. I well come any ideas… thank you! Lori from Michigan

Kathleen marinaccio
Kathleen marinaccio

January 19, 2022

I have always just grown heaps of zinnias and sunflowers but I’d like to have more variety in my bouquets, so I am going to add dahlias and bachelor’s button to my garden this year!!

Diane Krawczynski
Diane Krawczynski

January 19, 2022

Hi! I would love to learn more about dahlias! They are stunning! I’m a fairly avid gardener, annuals & perennials mostly… but, since retiring, I have been able to spend more time outside in my yard and in my garden beds! 🌸 I was even able to plant over a hundred spring bulbs in the fall! 🌷 This year, my goal is to expand and improve my gardening skills plus, learn more about roses! 🌹 Thank you for all you do on your farm‼️

Joan Woods
Joan Woods

January 19, 2022

I love your flowers, I often stop on my way to work! This year I want to grow more pollinator blooms, not sure just what yet!

Kate Parrott
Kate Parrott

January 19, 2022

I have been growing dahlias for a few years now with mixed success due to drainage I think primarily. I’m transfixed by the critchon honey! Looking forward to the 23rd!

Deb Adams
Deb Adams

January 19, 2022

Looking forward to planting some this year!

Linda Nogueira
Linda Nogueira

January 19, 2022

Looking forward to trying my hand at dahlias . It will be a first for me !
Anna
Anna

January 19, 2022

I’m hoping my perrenial bed I started last year looks good this year. In my cutting garden I’d love to try your dahlias!

Audra Hutfles
Audra Hutfles

January 19, 2022

I can’t wait to watch my newly-planted tulips and daffodils bloom! I’m also ready to try my hand at anemone and ranunculus.

Denise
Denise

January 19, 2022

My dahlias from you were so gorgeous last year! I cannot wait to grow them again and to add more colors! This year I am planning on planting another flower garden to help with butterflies and the bees!

Kelley Maher
Kelley Maher

January 19, 2022

I am hoping to grow Ranunculus and tulips that I bought from you! Along with dahlias ( I hope!) A vast variety of perennials along with a huge bed of zinnias!

Melanie Joy-Cooper
Melanie Joy-Cooper

January 19, 2022

I’m excited to add new iris and some fancy colored day-lilies to a stone wall area :)

Ginny
Ginny

January 19, 2022

Didn’t have the best of luck with Dahlias last year but love them so much! Hoping to win to have a second chance at these beauties!

Marybeth knox
Marybeth knox

January 19, 2022

Anemones form you!

Marilyn Meyer
Marilyn Meyer

January 19, 2022

Ranunculus, strawflowers, dahlias!

Alexandra
Alexandra

January 19, 2022

I love all dahlias, they each have a personality and are so beautiful to look at. I especially like to see bees buzzing around them!

Jessica
Jessica

January 19, 2022

I’m excited to see the hellebores and astilbe I planted in the fall!

Mary-Kay Saraiva
Mary-Kay Saraiva

January 19, 2022

My daughter in law and myself have been patiently waiting to hear when the dahlia tubers will be ready and are so excited for January 23rd! We bought dahlias from you for a wedding celebration in the fall and they were absolutely stunning and we received so many compliments on them. I love all varieties of flowers but have never planted dahlias before so I am looking forward to adding them to my flowerbed and watching them grow into beautiful flowers!

Brianne Goodine
Brianne Goodine

January 19, 2022

Hi Rooted! Your website is stunning and your video on the homepage is truly inspirational. This is my first year officially in business and I’m stoked! Something new I’ll be growing this year is the Teddy sunflower as well as Sweet Annie. :)

Lisa Jacques
Lisa Jacques

January 19, 2022

Looking forward to trying my hand at growing peonies and roses this year! And also planting a new lilac tree!

Jonathan
Jonathan

January 19, 2022

Hydrangeas!

Lori
Lori

January 19, 2022

Hoping to get my hands on some heirloom chrysanthemums, but that may need to wait til next year.

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