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Getting started with cut flowers part 1: the why and how of it

publication date: Jun 1, 2019
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Until recently, I was a food farmer, plain and simple: if I couldn’t eat it, I didn’t care about it. But last spring I was looking for ways to increase sales to my existing customers. I figured that someone who already gets their week’s vegetables from me might spend extra to get a bouquet of flowers as well, so I could sell more with the same marketing energy. 

With that admittedly materialistic motivation I planted a couple of short beds of flowers. And from my first bouquet, I was hooked.


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