Who’d’ve thunk it—a Bindweed Farm Flower Growing School? Given the great reception of Deadhead: The Bindweed Way To Grow Flowers, Ralph and Jeriann are scheduling a Growing School on their farm in 2018 for beginning and intermediate growers.
If you've been dreaming of starting your own cut-flower farm or are ready to make the jump from hobby/master gardener to cut-flower farmer, we are here to help you. The Spring session is a two day farm intensive May 17-18. We envision a maximum of eight students to allow for hands on tutoring. (We love getting our hands dirty and can't wait to get you in up to your elbows!) While the full curriculum list has yet to be finalized, this session will coincide with the goings-on at the farm providing lots of hands on stuff. Once each class has been filled we will work with you and your needs/concerns to tailor the session.
Planning your farm (layout & logistics)
Planting (plugs & seeds)
Weeding (tips & tools)
Processing and Post Harvest Care
Applying irrigation—underground drip tape
Cost of the Spring session is $500. You can hold your spot by submitting $50 to Deadhead Cutflowers, with the full amount due April 1. Contact Deadhead at 208-785-4687, email firstname.lastname@example.org or via our website Deadheadcutflowers.com for more information or to register. (To prevent unfair and direct competition, a non-compete form will be required that precludes selling within 150 miles of Blackfoot, Idaho. Sorry if this prevents anyone from attending.)