Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) and carnation (D. caryophyllus). Read more for a successful harvest!
An illustrated reference to edible flower bloom size, flavor profile, suggested uses, and variety recommendations from Johnny's flower research and trialing team.
Profitable margins at the market rely on building efficiencies into the bouquet-making and operation, plus branding that emphasizes "couture" over "commodity." Here's advice from 3 professional flower farmers on how to convey the inherent value of your bouquets through method and presentation.
A visual celebration of the beautiful, abundant, and unexpected floral design elements that seem to explode during that wonderful transitional time between summer and fall. Enjoy over two dozen examples of regional floral designs using flowers, foliages, herbs, seeds, pods, edibles and vines from across the creative, wide-ranging Slow Flowers Community.
Slow Flowers maven Debra Prinzing directly engages with flower farmers across a range of planting zones, ecoregions, and cultural conditions to offer succession-planting best practices, lessons learned from prior seasons, and new insights for producing even more flowers this coming season. Covers tips and recommended approaches for scheduling and planning, sowing frequency, record-keeping, and favorite flower choices for succession-planting success.
Get a tour of our overwinter dianthus/carnation trials, with variety recommendations and tips for successful dianthus overwintering, from the research team at Johnny's.