JULY 21, 2017
9:00am - 2:00pm
Eastern Shore Barrier Island Center
7295 Young St., Machipongo, VA 23405
THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY AND REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Free Two-Part Workshop & Complimentary Lunch
GROWING CUT FLOWERS FOR PROFIT
FUELING THE ORGANIC FLOWER GARDEN
Join us for this special free presentation by nationally renowned cut-flower gardening expert Lisa Ziegler.
LEARN THE SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL FLOWER GARDENING:
* Get started with low investment
* Who is buying cut flowers
* Added value crop for vegetable growers
* Soil blocking: English seed-starting method
* Garden without chemicals
* What flowers to grow
* Improve soil health
* Warm- and cool-season plants
Lisa Mason Ziegler is a cut-flower farmer, author, and nationally recognized speaker. Lisa has been farming since 1998; her urban three-acre farm produces thousands of stems of flowers each week in season. She has sold her flowers to Colonial Williamsburg, florists, supermarkets, through her CSA programs, and at farmer’s markets. Lisa’s books, DVDs and programs incorporate her simple methods that inspire and delight. Bonus: Lisa’s own “Gardener’s Workshop” tools, seeds and supplies for sale during the event!
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact Susan Cheek (804-720-5539 / firstname.lastname@example.org) or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.