The Flower Cutting Garden Workshop will teach your group traditional and permaculture approaches to raising a vibrant, colorful, productive cut flower garden. It starts with a tour of the organic ifarm gardens. This includes our established permaculture garden and 1/2 acre of speciality cut flowers. The tour can also include our hoop house, herb processing facilities, and compost system if the group desires.
Following the tour, we will demonstrate the process of preparing a flower bed with a no-till method called “sheet-mulching”. This is a skill that is essential to permaculture and can save a gardener both time and money while improving the soil and earth. After the demonstration, the group will head into our restored 19th-century farmhouse for a presentation on cut flower gardening. It will include:
Permaculture Topics will include: