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Letter from the Editor: Winter flowers

publication date: Aug 1, 2004
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Winter growing is something new for us. We have always assumed that it wouldn’t pay to grow flowers in winter because of the cost of heating the greenhouse. But we’re going to test that assumption. Over the years, we have found that our assumptions are not always true - for example, we assumed our most valuable crop was tomatoes because that’s what we had in the greatest quantity. But when the numbers were crunched, it turned out that lettuce was just as important.



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