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#186: Harvesting: The Lifeline of a Cutting Garden

by | Oct 6, 2022

In this Clubhouse chat, Lisa talks about flower harvesting, covering common mistakes and questions such as:

  • Best placement for a cutting garden
  • Bucket selection and washing
  • Days and times to harvest
  • Optimum harvest stage and avoiding the “old milk cycle”
  • Post-harvest resting
  • Knowing how to store the different flowers you grow
  • Tips for harvesting around netting and netting installation tips

We hope you enjoy this chat and find some useful harvesting tips!

Links & Mentions

Book: Vegetables Love Flowers

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The Field and Garden Podcast is produced by Lisa Mason Ziegler, award-winning author of Vegetables Love Flowers and Cool Flowers, owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, Flower Farming School Online, and the publisher of Farmer-Florist School Online and Florist School Online. Watch Lisa’s Story and connect with Lisa on social media!