Monthly Archives: March 2016

Dahlias, The New Roses

I wonder… If orange is the new black, and navy was once said to be the new black, why can’t dahlias be the new roses? Who says everything has to come up roses? Who decided that roses are the ultimate expression of love? Frankly, love is the last thing anyone would think of when pricked… Read more

Bear Creek Farms Gets a New Tractor

When I made up my mind to grow dahlias at Bear Creek Farm, I knew I was joining a select group. Most commercial dahlia growers raise their crops in the Pacific Northwest. I, on the other hand, work the soil here in Stanfordville in Dutchess County, New York, where the competition is sparse, so friendly… Read more