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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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Johnny's Edible Flower Guide | Printable 4-pp Brochure (PDF)
An illustrated reference to edible flower bloom size, flavor profile, suggested uses, and variety recommendations from Johnny's flower research and trialing team. Read More
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Basil Varieties | Dynamic Comparison Chart
Quickly compare seed type, disease resistance, hydroponic performance, and other key distinguishing features for the top varieties in our basil assortment. This dynamic comparison chart was created with data recorded by our research team to help growers find the right basil varieties for their farm or garden. Read More
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Common Pests & Diseases of Basil | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Overview and recommendations for common basil pests and diseases, cultural prevention and management, and recommended treatments, from Johnny's research and trialing team. Read More
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Basil Downy Mildew Awareness & Prevention | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Learn how to prevent, recognize, manage, report, and control basil downy mildew (Peronospora belbahrii), from the research team at Johnny's Selected Seeds. Read More
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Hydroponic & Container Basil Guide | Production Advice & Variety Recommendations
Most basil types and varieties can perform well in container production and/or hydroponic systems, but which ones will perform best for you? With a few facts in hand, you'll be prepared to match your system to the best varieties. Here's help getting your container and/or hydroponic basil production off to a successful start. Read More
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Hydroponic & Container Basil Varieties | Comparison Chart (PDF) | Johnny's Selected Seeds
Download a print-friendly, PDF version of our Hydroponic & Container Basil Varieties Comparison Chart. Prints on two single-sided sheets of 8.5x11" paper, or on one, double-sided sheet. Refer to our accompanying Hydroponic & Container Basil Guide for more information. Read More
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Hydroponic & Container Basil Varieties | Comparison Charts | Faster-Growing, Slower-Growing & Specialty Varieties
Use our comparison charts to compare and contrast distinguishing features of basil varieties for container and hydroponic production. Characteristics include type, variety, description, recommendation, benefits, drawbacks, common uses, and seed forms offered, along with full-color images and links to additional information. Read More
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Video: 'Everleaf' Basil | Extremely slow-to-bolt, compact Genovese basil
Looking for a compact Genovese basil variety to try this year? 'Everleaf' offers: a) Disease resistance; b) Compact habit, with short spaces between leaves and branches — perfect for live plant and container production, or for extended harvest in the field or garden; c) High productivity, despite a small stature; d) Attractive, cupped leaves with a traditional asil flavor and aroma; and e) last but not least, plants that are slower to bolt than most varieties, by up to 8 weeks, lengthening the harvest window for top-quality leaves. Learn more by watching our video! Read More
Key Growing Information
Ornamental Basil | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing ORNAMENTAL (FLOWERING) BASIL. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Hydroponic & Container Basil Guide | Printable 4-pp Brochure (PDF)
Download a full-color, print-friendly, PDF version of our Hydroponic & Container Basil Guide. This brochure prints on 4 single-sided sheets of 8.5x11" paper, or on two, double-sided sheets. Refer to our accompanying Hydroponic & Container Basil Comparison Chart for more information. 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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Basil | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing basil from seed, from sowing indoors or direct-seeding, germination, transplanting and spacing, to soil and temperature requirements, culture, and harvesting. 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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Heat & Drought: How Flower Farmers Are Adapting to Changing & Challenging Climatic Conditions
Learn how 5 flower farmers from across the U.S. are successfully adapting to heat, drought, and the extreme weather events of a changing climate. Read More
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