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#291: Lisa’s 5 Tips in 5 Minutes

#291: Lisa’s 5 Tips in 5 Minutes

A quick little set of reminders for busy flower growers! 1) Weeds: You need a prevention plan, plus a plan to extinguish any that survive when they're small. 2) Succession planting: designate resources/time to getting those successions done, it needs to be a top...

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#290: Ask A Florist with Ellen Frost

#290: Ask A Florist with Ellen Frost

Today’s episode features a takeover of our popular weekly live Q&A session on Instagram, normally called Ask a Flower Farmer. This one, however, we called Ask a Florist, and it featured guest hostess Ellen Frost of Local Color Flowers in Baltimore, MD. Ellen is a...

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#88 – Growing Peonies as Cut Flowers

#88 – Growing Peonies as Cut Flowers

Searching for the perfect focal flower to star in your spring bouquets? Wondering how to grow, harvest, and store peonies to ensure loads of luscious blooms with the longest possible vase life? Today, Lisa and Layne discuss the ins and outs of growing herbaceous...

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#289: Happy Spring or Not?

#289: Happy Spring or Not?

I don't know about you, but I am always anxious about spring. A lot is riding on it, right? Weather, seed sowing issues, never enough help, everything seems urgent, netting-netting-netting... seedling care, and then bedmaking, planting, and harvesting starts. What I...

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#87 – Cover Crop Basics

#87 – Cover Crop Basics

Looking for ways to suppress weeds and improve your soil? Wondering what cover crops are and if you should incorporate them into your farm or garden? Today, Lisa and Layne discuss the ins and outs of cover cropping. They cover what cover crop is and why it is used,...

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#288: Dave Dowling’s March Q&A, Ask A Flower Farmer

#288: Dave Dowling’s March Q&A, Ask A Flower Farmer

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:...

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#287: Flower Farming Mythbusters (Encore)

#287: Flower Farming Mythbusters (Encore)

Don’t allow these things to hold you back from pursuing your flower farming business dreams. No acreage, tractor, or greenhouse? No problem. I didn’t have any of those during the first decade of my flower farm. Originally aired 9/27/22 Mentions ⁠Association of...

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