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HOW TO GROW LISIANTHUS FROM SEED

Lisianthus has a reputation for being a hard-to-grow, [email protected]#$% (excuse my French). And you know what? This flower lives up to its reputation. However, it’s not as impossible to grow Lisianthus as some people might have you believe. The key thing is timing.  If you live in Zone 3, and

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5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW AS A WANNABE FLOWER FARMER

Are you a wannabe flower farmer who has long dreamt of making a profit from your cut flower garden? Have you often thought about building a flower farming business from the dirt up, but you’re not quite sure where to start? It’s not as difficult as you’d think to start

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How to Pinch Cut Flowers for an Explosion of Blooms

There’s a simple secret to getting tons of flowers in your cut flower garden, and it’s as easy as grabbing a pair of scissors. It’s called pinching, and basically it’s cutting a flower back to encourage it to bush out and create more stems. More stems equals more flowers! But

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Bloom Times: What Cut Flowers Grow When in Zone 3

If you’re planning on growing your own flowers for a wedding, or other special occasion, you’ve probably been scouring garden plans, growing guides, and bloom time charts. But if you live in a cold climate with a short growing season like I do in zone 3, you’ve probably realized that

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The 3 Easiest Cut Flowers to Save From Seed

I love growing an annual cut flower garden from seed, but the costs can quickly add up. Every year I spend over $200 on flower seeds–and that’s after I try and pare down my choices!! Over the last couple of years I’ve been saving seed from more and more of

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