Whatever you view of dahlias (and I know opinions on them are strong and divided) the folks at our local dahlia farm (Dahlias Galore, Sechelt) put in a huge amount of work with incredible results. John P.S. I have no interest in or connection with them beyond appreciating a well run local business. P.P.S. Some pictures were taken on a very dull and cloudy day and were processed for brightness and contrast with Paint Shop Pro ver. 9.