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Learning to grow flowers under cover

publication date: Dec 1, 2012
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hoophouse bouquetOur little farm is situated in damp, foggy and ultra-rainy western Washington. Some years the sun won’t make an appearance for months, literally. Springs are cool and long, and unless you have a ton of bulbs or greenhouses, cash flow doesn’t really start until the field flowers wake up in June. But by March my inbox is already full of notes from excited customers, ready to begin another flower season with us. When demand is at its peak, we seem to never have enough flowers to go around.

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