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The Flower Farmer's Year : How to grow cut flowers for pleasure and profit.

Author: Georgie Newbery
Publisher: Chicago : UIT Cambridge Ltd., 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Flower Farmer's Year is a light, entertaining look at how to plant, maintain, and keep evolving a productive cut-flower garden. Whether you want to devote a corner of your garden to a stand of sweet peas and some cosmos, take up flower production for gate sales, or make a livelihood from cut flowers, Georgie Newbery will take you through everything from planning your garden to budgeting and marketing. With  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newbery, Georgie.
Flower Farmer's Year : How to grow cut flowers for pleasure and profit.
Chicago : UIT Cambridge Ltd., ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georgie Newbery
ISBN: 9780857842350 0857842358 9780857842343 085784234X
OCLC Number: 893739887
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword; INTRODUCTION Why grow cut flowers?; CHAPTER ONE Getting Started; CHAPTER TWO Annuals; CHAPTER THREE Biennials; CHAPTER FOUR Perennials; CHAPTER FIVE Bulbs & corms; CHAPTER SIX Shrubs; CHAPTER SEVEN Roses; CHAPTER EIGHT Dahlias; CHAPTER NINE Sweet peas; CHAPTER TEN Herbs; CHAPTER ELEVEN Wildflowers; CHAPTER TWELVE Cutting, conditioning & presenting cut flowers; CHAPTER THIRTEEN Hedgerow Christmas; CHAPTER FOURTEEN Starting a cut-flower business; CHAPTER FIFTEEN Where to sell. CHAPTER SIXTEEN Marketing & social mediaAfterword; APPENDIX 1 The flower farmer's year planner; APPENDIX 2 Plant names; Resources; Index; Also by Green Books; About Green Books.

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Grow your own gorgeous flowers that fill your house with scent. Look after the planet by reducing your blooms' air miles.  Read more...

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"With such a friendly writing styl, it is easy to imagine cutting your home-grown blooms in the morning and delivering them to the local florist, with the author at your side. [...] For those who Read more...

 
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