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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
One of my favorite things to see in Golden Gate park during October is seeing the last blooms in the Dahlia Circle just off the Conservatory of Flowers.
This circle garden has been open to the public since the 1920’s. Dahlias are the official flower of San Francisco, which makes sense in this town full of unique and colorful districts and people.
There is an international selection of specialty tubers and hybrid flowers grown in the circle and along the hillside of this wonderful garden. Tubers coming from New Zealand, South Africa, England and even Mexico are highlighted in this international extravaganza – and what a show it is!
There are over 500 + plants that are cared for, dug up and re-planted every year along this garden and well maintained by the Dahlia Society – what dedication and fantastic tribute to their admiring audiences visiting the park.
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Also, this is my contribution for Fertilizer Friday’s, go and visit Tootsie for more http://www.tootsietime.com/