Gardening Matters || Anxious wait as Jack Frost arrives

By Dar Brookes
May 14 2022 - 6:00am
Tree dahlias in full bloom on a misty morning. When a big frost, one that reaches as high as these flowers, occurs, they will be reduced to mush, but in the meantime it's great to be able to enjoy them in full flower this year!

Many gardeners around Armidale who grow tree dahlias (Dahlia imperialis, also known as giant dahlias), are anxiously watching the forecasts at this time of year, in the hope that the weather will allow their tree dahlias to flower.