Learn how to extend the gardening season with fall, winter and early spring plantings of hardy annual flowers such as snapdragons, sweet William, sweet peas and others. These early spring and summer bloomers are essential for beneficial insects and make easy bouquets for your kitchen table. This program includes the how-tos of seed starting with soil blocking for flowers and vegetables.
Lisa Mason Ziegler is a commercial cut-flower farmer, author, and frequent speaker on cut-flower gardening. Ziegler’s sustainable and organic experiences have been gathered from everyday life on her cut-flower farm nestled in the city of Newport News, Va., since 1998. Her working 1-and-a-half acre cutting gardens produce more than 15,000 stems of flowers a week in season. Ziegler’s programs incorporate her simple methods that inspire and delight.
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