Cut Flower Growing for Beginners
Growing cut flowers from seeds for a beginners can be challenging.
With a variety of cut flowers to select from where do you even start.
Wells let’s get to the skinny on growing cut flowers from seed.
First you have to know which growing zone you are located in to have an idea on an estimated time of the year your first frost will come and when the last frost will be.
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Depending on the season some cut flowers grow best in cooler temperatures while others need more heat and direct sun.
Starting Cut Flower Seeds
Some of your seeds will need to start indoors so figure out if growing indoors will the trays stay on a counter on or on a grow rack with grow lights or near a window.
You also need to map out how much space you have for planting outdoors and prepare a layout of where each cut flower will grow.
Be sure to note that some cut flowers are taller than others and some may be more broad when growing.
In addition have a plan for a water source that is nearby. You can haul water but if you have irrigation set up or a hose nearby that just makes life easier!
Make sure you grow your cut flowers in a space that receives 6+ hours of sun each day and also in a space that has good soil and drainage.
Varieties of Cool Growing Cut Flowers
- Bells of Ireland
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