[Market-farming] Flower Bouquets

Todd Lister toddlister1 at gmail.com
Fri May 11 21:16:21 EDT 2012


Also,
Basil.
We grow four kinds strictly for the flowering greens for the bouquets.
Might be our most important flower crop. 60' double plants every 16" down a
36" bed.
Cinnamon
lemon
opal
sweet

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 9:11 PM, Todd Lister <toddlister1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> We're making bouquets tonight for tomorrows market.
> Zinnias lead the charge.
> Ageratum, snaps, bach buttons, gomphrena (globe amaranth), lavender,
> strawflower, echinacea, Foxglove, Opopeo amaranth, Black Eyed Susan  and
> celosia, we use Flamingo Feather
> Just about anything that grows in your zone.
> Todd.
>
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Carla Maness <manessfarm at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I picked our first flowers today, which I'm glad to have for Mothers Day
>> weekend at market, but as is typical for me, the only thing I have are
>> snapdragons. Buckets and buckets of snaps.
>> What other flowers would bloom at the same time as snaps? I do mixed
>> bouquets for my market, and obviously it's hard to make a mixed bok when I
>> don't have anything else to mix!
>> Any ideas, information, etc... is greatly appreciated so maybe I can plan
>> a little better for next year.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Carla
>> Perkins, OK
>>
>> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 8:20 AM, Vern and Amy <vaspencer at sisna.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I know others are having trouble with heat and drought.  It finally
>>> stopped raining last week and a cold front blew in for two days.  It was
>>> 20 degrees this morning.  The row cover in the hoophouse was starting to
>>> freeze laying on top of 100 flats of tomato and pepper starts.  I turned
>>> on a couple milkhouse heaters before the sun came up and sprinkled the
>>> cherry tree blossoms with the pre-drained hose to try saving them, too.
>>> Have a great day!
>>>
>>> Vern
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