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#293: Dave Dowling’s April Q&A, Ask A Flower Farmer

by | Jun 4, 2024

This episode features a takeover of our popular weekly live Q&A session on Instagram, called Ask a Flower Farmer. Guest-hosted by Dave Dowling of Ball/ColorLink, also a former flower farmer and the instructor for our online course: ⁠⁠⁠Flower Farming School Online: Bulbs, Perennials, Woodies, and More⁠⁠⁠.

Dave is always happy to share his knowledge with our listeners! Here, he answers questions about lilies, ranunculus, peonies, lisianthus, calla lilies, and so much more.

Other topics include dianthus, sweet peas, eucalyptus, bells of Ireland, viburnum, cosmos, dahlia gall, sunflowers, pinching, new garden bed preparation, and selling to florists.

Mentions

⁠⁠Ball Seed’s Cut Flowers Info Hub⁠⁠⁠

Dave’s Online Course: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Flower Farming School Online: Bulbs, Perennials, Woodies, and More!⁠⁠⁠

Lisa’s Book, ⁠⁠⁠The Cut Flower Handbook⁠⁠

Facebook Group: ⁠Lisianthus Seed Starters⁠

⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠The Gardener’s Workshop on Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

⁠⁠⁠Discover all of our online courses!⁠⁠⁠

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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!