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#230: Pre-Chilled Tulips with Gretel Adams

by | Mar 21, 2023

Think you can’t grow tulips in your climate? Struggling with really short tulips? Have great tulips, but wish you had them earlier in the season? Gretel and I cover all this and more! Join me as I chat with Gretel Adams of Sunny Meadows Flower Farm in Columbus, Ohio. In this episode, we cover the timely topic of pre-chilled tulips, an option that might just be the solution for you! Included is a great companion resource supplied by Gretel, so be sure to check out the links below!  Topics covered:

1) What are pre-chilled tulips?

2) Who can benefit from planting pre-chillled tulips?

3) Where to get pre-chilled tulips, and the different types (5C vs 9C)

5) What problems can arise when planting these tulips?

6) Do you save tulip bulbs?

7) At what stage do you harvest tulips?

Download the FREE PDF featuring the Sunny Meadows info sheet about Pre-Chilled Tulips! Link below.


Request Gretel’s free guide: Pre-Chilled Tulips

Learn more about and connect with Steve & Gretel Adams and their business, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm. Check out their tulip videos on Instagram!

Learn more about the course: Flower Farming School Online: Growing Cut-Flowers in Hoops and Greenhouses

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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 WorkshopFlower 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!