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You have to get out there and plant now if you want flowers next spring!

publication date: Sep 1, 2001
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For the hard-working flower farmer, September may seem like the time for coasting. You’ve worked steadily since February or March, you’re tired, and your flowers are no longer as exquisite as they once were. But in your heart you know that you have to rally and start work on next year’s flowers.
In most parts of the country, now is the time to plant those crops that will bloom early next spring: Bulbs, biennials, perennials and cold-hardy annuals. Important crops such as larkspur MUST be planted now in most parts o t the country to provide adequate chilling.

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