Many thanks for the prompt and detailed reply. I'll certainly give it a try. Do you think the somewhat warmer winters in Cornwass as opposed to Essex might make some difference? For the last couple of years I've been following a system used by the renowned dahlia gardeners at Anglesey Abbey - they plant theirs in large pots and keep them in those pots over winter. I had success the first time but lost them all this last winter.
Have just found your site - very good and interesting. Having lost a number (most!) of my tubers last winter I was interested to see what system you use. Must say that I'm very confused as you do not make any comment about drying out the tubers (by inverting them) or removing the soil - both of which are pretty basic in all the other articles I've read. Are we to assume that you do this before laying down the tubers for their winter rest?
Hope to hear from you.
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