Propagate old roots of dahlias by cuttings of the young shoots in a hotbed.
Stake and tie up dahlias and strong herbaceous plants.
zonal pelargoniums, fuchsias, shrubby calceolarias, dahlias, carnations, &c., to retain on the cutting some of its leaves, so as to supply the requisite food for storage in the callus.
Plant out dahlias and other tender subjects, if risk of frost is past.
Sow stocks, dahlias and a few tender and half-hardy annuals, on a slight hotbed, or tin pots.