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3 Easy, Reliable, Productive Cut Flowers: Sunflowers, Zinnias & Rudbeckia
See our checklist of must-have characteristics for an easy cut-flower garden. Here are three of the easiest, most reliable and productive cut flowers to get you started. 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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5 Cool Flowers to Plant Now | Lisa Mason Ziegler's Secrets for Growing Hardy, Cool-Season Annuals
Here are Lisa Ziegler's 5 recommended "Cool Flowers" — cold-tolerant hardy annuals for overwintering and shoulder-season growing for the earliest possible blooms in spring. Read More
Key Growing Information
Rudbeckia hirta | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Rudbeckia hirta flowers. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
Key Growing Information
Rudbeckia triloba | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing Rudbeckia triloba (black-eyed Susan) from seed. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Getting Started in Cut-Flowers | Top 15 Cuts
For experienced vegetable farmers looking to expand into commercial cut-flower production as well as the more casual, yet entrepreneurial gardener exploring ways to add a tidy income stream on the side, this article provides personal narrative from expert farmers around the nation to introduce the top-15 choices for getting started in cut flowers: our "Tier-1 Flower Recommendations." Remember to take notes as you create your seed lists! 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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Pricing & Profitability for Flower-Farmers | Pointers from a Diversity of Pros
Our panel of flower farmers discusses how to personalize your approach to ensure fair pricing and business sustainability in the face of change. Read More
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Video: Rudbeckia in Johnny's Overwinter Flowers Tunnel
Get a tour of our overwinter rudbeckia trials, with variety recommendations and tips for successful rudbeckia overwintering, from the research team at Johnny's. Read More
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