This handbook is an indispensible guide for everyone who would like to grow cut flowers for a market. The book covers which crops can be grown, and goes into detail about the practical cultivation... More > techniques for annuals, perennials and shrubs for cutting.
The book offers numerous tips and helpful examples to make a success of small scale cut flower production, and the second half of the book covers all management aspects of the cut flower growing business: cultivation planning, labour planning and business planning.
This book is complete with an extensive range of appendices full of very practical and essential information about suppliers, tools and equipment, vase life expectancy, and real-life financial and business examples from an established cut flower farm.
With the information contained in this handbook you can begin your own cut flower growing business, and start supplying local florists and wholesalers with a wide range of feature flowers, fillers and foliage.< Less