Grow Your Own Cutting Garden Workshop Series

 

 

Join us for our popular Grow Your Own Cut Flower Workshop series. We hold this workshop series every spring. We will guide you through the basics of creating your very own small-scale cutting garden in your backyard. This workshop series is good for the novice as well as intermediate gardeners, we will cover the basics and dig deep on all things cut flowers.

 

Workshop Dates:

Early Spring (Check back in late winter for dates)

Location: Cross Street Flower Farm, 4 Jacobs Lane, Norwell

 

Class Descriptions:

Part 1: We will teach simple and fail-proof seed starting methods, tools, and supplies. We will go over our most prolific early summer cut flower varieties such as bachelor buttons, larkspur, pincushion flower, snapdragons, chinese forget-me-nots, sunflowers, and more. 

Part 2: In this second class, we will guide you through the basics of creating your very own small-scale cutting garden in your backyard.  We will focus on:

  • selecting a good site for your garden,
  • preparing the site
  • setting your garden up for success and low maintenance
  • demonstrate direct seeding, and weed prevention strategies
  • how to harvest your cut flowers

Part 3: Grow Your Own Dahlias -In this class, we will teach you everything you need to know to grow, divide, propagate and store your dahlias like a pro flower farmer.

Wear your gardening clothes and get ready to get your hands in the dirt. This class is hands-on. You will learn how to transplant seedlings, and we will demonstrate how to set up a low-maintenance cutting garden.


Topics Covered:

  • Garden Design For Blooms All Season
  • Garden Placement
  • Garden Preparation, Soils, and Tools
  • Best Summer Cut Flower Varieties for New England

Price listed is per class. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

All ticket sales are final- non-transferable, non-refundable.