The Flower Farmer
Step-by-step journey into organic flower growing, covering topics from choosing varieties, site and soil, buying and starting plants, flower types and distinctions, harvest procedures, arranging, going commercial, hardiness, and marketing. Includes an extensive appendix that features over 95 recommended flowering plants, complete with specific growing information and the names of the best cultivars for cutting garden and commercial use.
In addition, you’ll find personal profiles of 13 successful flower growers from all across America, essential information on harvest and post-harvest handling of flowers, chapters on flower arranging and dried flowers, and a multitude of marketing options, from pick-your-own operations and farmer’s markets to selling directly to florists, supermarkets and wholesalers.
Copyright 1997, 2008, softcover, 284 pages.