Excerpt from Floret's peony farm field trip:  We saw row after row of fully blown peonies, sparkling in the late day sun. Getting to know local growers, seeing their farms and hearing their passion for growing is a life altering experience. Years and years of hard work, love and dedication all in full bloom before your eyes. You’ll never see flowers the same way again. #farmerflorist

Peony Paradise. A visit to North Field Farms

Excerpt from Floret's peony farm field trip: We saw row after row of fully blown peonies, sparkling in the late day sun. Getting to know local growers, seeing their farms and hearing their passion for growing is a life altering experience.

Drying flowers from the Natural Bridges Farm

A visit to Natural Bridges Farm where the Homeless Garden Project helps give people training and hope.

After planting two rows of sweet peas, Erin Benzakein was handing her blooms out to whoever would take them. Little did she know, this would be the start of her flower business.

Flower Lovers: Start Planning Your Trip to This Flower Farm ASAP

Erin Benzakein of Floret Flower Farm is inspiring a new generation of florist-farmers with hands-on workshops at her farm in Washington’s lush Skagit Valley.

Often referred to as the rose of the spring, ranunculus have become one of the most popular wedding flowers in recent years. These tender bloomers need extra protection from cold temperatures, but if carefully tended, they will produce an abundance of lush, textural blooms throughout the later half of spring.

How To Grow Ranunculus

Often referred to as the rose of the spring, these tender bloomers need extra protection from cold temperatures, but if carefully tended, they will produce an abundance of lush, textural blooms throughout the later half of spring.

Today on the blog I'm sharing my secrets for How-to Grow More Flowers: Than You Ever Thought Possible. If you find it helpful, please share it with your friends! http://www.floretflowers.com/2016/02/how-to-grow-more-flowers-than-you-ever-thought-possible/ #Farmerflorist #flowers #gardening

How-To Grow More Cut Flowers Than You Ever Thought Possible

The trials of a sweet pea addict.   Floret grows more than 100 different sweet pea cultivars and hundreds of other cut flower varieties on a tiny 2-acre plot.

The Trials of a Sweet Pea Addict

The trials of a sweet pea addict. Some shots of just a few of the 100 varieties of sweet pea growing at Floret Flower Farm.

information on flower farming as a small business, how to sell flowers, types of flowers to grow and equipment needed for flower farming.

Grow Flowers for Profit - Organic Gardening

You can grow flowers for profit using these helpful tips, includes information on flower farming as a small business, how to sell flowers, types of flowers to grow and equipment needed for flower farming.

Pictures of roadside Flower Stands - Bing Images...to sell your peonies....<3

In Appreciation of Local Fresh Cut Flowers

Cut flowers are one of the highest-grossing crops per acre. Create a debt-free farm and surround yourself with beauty by following this expert advice.

Profitable, Small-Scale Flower Farming - Organic Gardening

Cut flowers are one of the highest-grossing crops per acre. Create a debt-free farm and surround yourself with beauty by following this expert advice.

There are so many different types of flowers from around the world. This list offers some of the most popular that have their own spectacular features.

163 Beautiful Types of Flowers + A to Z With Pictures

“Sales” can often feel like a dirty, five-letter word that can be awkward, not just for those being sold to, but for the salesman as well. In today’s world — one filled with plenty of self-starters an

Life & Business: Erin Benzakein on Being the Face of Your Business (Design*Sponge)

Life & Business: Erin Benzakein (Floret Flower Farms) on Being the Face of Your Business

Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden

Harvest & care tips for 10 heat-loving summer blooms

Book Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, And Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms by Erin Benzakein

Love all these garden roses + anemones + parrot tulips from http://www.flowermuse.com for a DIY bouquet

Make This: Giant DIY 'Flower Blocked' Bouquet

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