Instructions and tips for cutting and air-drying ornamental flowers: location for drying, selecting flowers to dry, prepping, and how to know when your dried materials are ready for arrangements and crafting.
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.
Succession-Planting Flowers | Scheduling & Planning, Sowing Frequency, Recordkeeping & Recommendations
Visit with flower farmers across diverse planting zones, ecoregions, and cultural conditions to learn their succession-planting formulas and gain new insight into this versatile method for producing even more flowers this coming season. Includes tips and recommended approaches for scheduling and planning, sowing frequency, record-keeping, and favorite crops and varieties for succession-planting success.
Key Growing Information
Echinops (Globe Thistle) | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Echinops (globe thistle) flowers from seed. Read more for a successful harvest!
Four farmer-florists from across the continent discuss selecting, planning, growing, harvesting, drying, designing, pricing and selling your dried botanical materials.
Join Flower Trial Tech Joy Longfellow for a tutorial on drying flowers, including tips and recommendations for a few of her favorites, from tried-and-true workhorse crops and varieties for drying to flower crops with novel colors, textures, and forms.