New Dahlias for 2016

New Dahlias for 2016

This year’s dahlias will be arriving in our warehouse very soon and today we’re offering a sneak peek at some of the new varieties in our 2016 assortment. For some, it’s the first time they have been availableRead More

Overwintering Dahlias? Time To Check the Tubers

Overwintering Dahlias? Time To Check the Tubers

I was in the basement last weekend planting the last of my amaryllis bulbs, and decided I’d better check on the dahlia tubers. If you have tubers stored away for next spring, this is aRead More

The Flowerhouse - A Blooming Showcase of Past, Present and Future

The Flowerhouse – A Blooming Showcase of Past, Present and Future

  It was a signature Michigan autumn evening: crisp, cool and a little windy. The chill in the air didn’t deter the big crowd that gathered to celebrate the 10thRead More

Dahlias from Bud to Bloom

Dahlias from Bud to Bloom

  Sometimes flowers take you by surprise and seem to burst into bloom overnight. But more often, it’s a slower process that happens over days or even weeks. Watching andRead More

Growing Dahlias: How and Why to Pinch Your Plants

Growing Dahlias: How and Why to Pinch Your Plants

To pinch or not to pinch? If that is your question, we say pinch! Though dahlias will grow just fine on their own, one little pinch will give you aRead More

Garden Inspiration: Border Dahlias Around Our Homes

Garden Inspiration: Border Dahlias Around Our Homes

At Longfield Gardens, we are more than just a bulb company. We are also husbands, wives, parents, grandparents and gardeners. When planting season starts, we don’t have professional landscapers plantingRead More

Falling In Love With Dinnerplate Dahlias

Falling In Love With Dinnerplate Dahlias

Sometimes all it takes is one look. The dahlia Café Au Lait caught my eye as I wandered through the crowded aisles of Seattle’s Pike Place Market. It was wrapped in brown kraftRead More

Ready To Grow Big Blooming Dahlias?

Ready To Grow Big Blooming Dahlias?

If you are looking for the WOW factor in your summer garden, look no further than big blooming dahlias! Your neighbors will walk by your home a little slower to getRead More

Color Trends in the Garden: 2013

Color Trends in the Garden: 2013

The color experts at Pantone are recognized worldwide for their color matching system and their semi-annual fashion reports that predict the hot new colors for each season. As soon as these fashion reports are released, clothing and homeRead More

Unique Color Is Natural For Dahlia Rebecca's World

Unique Color Is Natural For Dahlia Rebecca’s World

In the plant world, color variations are usually the result of genetic mutations that change the appearance of the flowers or foliage. Dahlia Rebecca’s World is remarkable because the color changes in each flowerRead More