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How to Air-Dry Cut Flowers | Easy Instructions from Johnny's
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, from Johnny's Selected Seeds. Read More
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Beyond Blossoms | Expanding & Diversifying Your Dried Floral Menu
Learn how adding a variety of plant materials to your floral menu, including ornamental grasses, berries, and unique vegetables, can help to create more distinctive, fragrant, and elegant dried-flower arrangements. Floriculture design tips from the Flower People at Johnny's Selected Seeds. Read More
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Flower Farmers' Favorite Fillers & Foliage | Recommendations from 3 Farmer-Florists
In commercial cut-flower production and the backyard cutting garden, fillers and foliage form the backbone of cut-flower arrangements. We asked flower farmers from three different regions for recommendations. Read More
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Slow Flowers | Celebrating Fifth-Season Regional Design Elements
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. Read More
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Video: How to Build a Bouquet
Hillary Alger, Flower Product Manager at Johnny's Selected Seeds, presents a tutorial for designing a simple, professional-quality bouquet with focal, spike, and filler flowers. Read More
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'Frosted Explosion' Ornamental Grass | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Frosted Explosion a cultivar of (Panicum elegans) as an ornamental grass. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Northern Sea Oats | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Northern Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) as an ornamental grass. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Bromus Grass | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing ornamental Bromus grass (B. secalinus), also known as cheat or chess grass. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Slow Flowers | Building a Better Market Bouquet | Tips & Techniques for Successful Flower Farmers
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, including bouquet-building tips, crop recommendations, pricing strategies, and marketing your bouquets as an "affordable luxury." Read More
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Feathertop Grass (Pennisetum villosum) | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing ornamental Feathertop Grass (Pennisetum villosum). Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Black Tip & Silver Tip Wheat | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Black Tip and Silver Tip wheat as ornamental grasses. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica) | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Foxtail Milllet (Setaria italica) as an ornamental grass. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Eragrostis tef | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Eragrostis tef (teff) from seed as an ornamental grass. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Succession-Planting Flowers | Scheduling & Planning, Sowing Frequency, Recordkeeping & Recommendations
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. Read More
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American Flowers Week: Combining the Art of Floral Design & Couture
American Flowers Week promotes domestic flowers and foliage in the marketplace, inspiring professional and consumers alike. When flowers are seen as fashion, they ignite the imagination and stimulate new awareness of domestic floral agriculture and the art of floral design. Here's a glimpse into the process by which Johnny's flower team partnered with floral designer Rayne Grace Hoke on this interpretation of the late-summer gown — perfect couture for the flower harvest goddess. Read More
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'Green Drops' Ornamental Panic Grass | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing 'Green Drops' ornamental panic grass (Panicum violaceum). Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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