Are you interested in growing cut flowers for profit? In this article, we will cover what flower farming is, what tools and supplies are needed to get started, and strategies for starting where you are.
If you have a passion for growing and a love for design, the farmer florist model would be an excellent fit for you and your flower farm. Discover the versatility of the farmer florist model. This business model can be molded to fit any size and adapt seamlessly to the changes of each season.
We had the opportunity to sit down with Stephanie Chow of Poppies and Petals Farm, a cut your own flower farm in Santa Rosa, CA. Her U-Pick flower farm is absolutely beautiful. She offered us a chance to see what running a farm designed from the soil up to have customers on site looks like.
This guide written by flower farming contributor, Lindsey Hofman of 605 Flowers, will walk you through some common winter foraging materials and how you can use them to create value added products for your flower farm.
Planted bulbs like amaryllis and paperwhites are popular holiday gifts. With a bit of care and planning, you can encourage your gifts to grow back year after year for gorgeous holiday color. When you repot bulbs and grow them through the year, allowing the leaves to photosynthesize will charge up your bulb to produce brilliant blooms again.