[Market-farming] Flower Bouquets

Roots Farm karen at rootsfarm.info
Fri May 11 21:24:20 EDT 2012


Holy Red Basil and various Thai Basils are also gorgeous in bouquets and smell so wonderful, but start dropping leaves in about a week, as do the others Todd named.

Best wishes to all,

Karen

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On May 11, 2012, at 9:16 PM, Todd Lister wrote:

> 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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