Video: Harvesting a Cut Flower Garden
In this video, Kathleen of Primrose Hill Flower Company joins Kelly of Team Flower to discuss the best practices for Harvesting. You'll learn how much stem length to leave, whether or not to strip leaves at harvest, and if flowers should be open or closed when cut.
Tips for Harvesting Cut Flowers
- Cleanliness is key!
- Cut stems as long as possible
- Remove foliage, but do not leave foliage in the garden or the path
- Research and learn your blooms - each one is unique and may have specific harvesting instruction
For more information on growing and harvesting cut flowers, check out the Team Flower Foundations for Growing Cut Flowers class, available now!