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The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers

By: Lynn Bycznski

288 pages, 30 col and b/w photos, 95 illus

Chelsea Green

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #86157 | ISBN: 0930031946
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NHBS Price: £19.95 $24/€22 approx

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A very comprehensive guide, with professional advice including an extensive appendix that features over 95 recommended flowering plants, complete with specific growing information, essential and complete information on harvest and post-harvest handling of flowers to encourage long-lasting beauty and freshness, and a multitude of marketing options, from pick-your-own operations and farmers' markets to selling directly to florists, supermarkets, and wholesalers. An excellent companion for both the professional and amateur flower farmer.

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Lynn Byczynski is publisher and editor of a monthly news letter Growing for Market. She also operates Wild Onion Farm in Lawrence, Kansas, where she resides with her husband and two children. For more information, please visit the website of Growing for Market

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