The Business of Flower Farming

The Gardener's Workshop

March 27, 2018

08:00 am - 05:00 pm

The Gardener's Workshop
20 Miller Road
Newport News, Virginia 23602
United States

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Suzanne Frye

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The Business of Flower Farming – $395
In this workshop Lisa shares how, she became the premier cut-flower farmer for the local floral trade from her small urban farm. This one-day intensive workshop includes growing on a small space, being profitable, and how-to have a life beyond farming.


  • Who is buying local flowers.
  • How one person can manage a half-acre garden to be profitable.
  • Setting up the garden for the lowest maintenance.
  • How-to produce thousands of stems each week in season.
  • 3-seasons of field grown flowers.
  • How to be a 5-day a week flower farmer.
  • See how to make beds by hand, with a tiller and a tractor.
  • Pathway care, seed starting, installing netting and other flower farming chores.

Workshop date:

March 27, 2018, 8am to 5pm. Includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks. March 26, 6pm to 8pm we invite you to join us for a casual dinner to meet and greet on the farm.