Should I Start Inside or Out at this Point?

dcrosby(5MA)April 28, 2013

Hello

I ordered my Dahlia bulbs late and the supplier is taking their time getting them to me. At this point, should I just put them in the ground or would it still be beneficial to start them indoors? I live in zone 6a.
Thanks!
Dale

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Campanula UK Z8

I think I would start them inside (an unheated greenhouse) although I also have dahlias still in the ground. Those overwintered outside have no visible signs of growth (thankfully) as our last frost date can be as late as 1st week in June. In 6 weeks or so they will be sturdy plants to go outside.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2013 at 5:16PM
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dcrosby(5MA)

thanks campanula
my last frost date is the last week in may.
i'd prefer to start them outdoors as my growing space is limited but to youâÂÂre probably right...i should start the indoors

    Bookmark   April 29, 2013 at 11:08AM
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