ASCFG Events Calendar

Ask an Expert: Breeding Unique Zinnias


Join us for the April 2023 Ask an Expert session, taught by zinnia expert Tiffany Jones of Blomma Flower Farm. Attendees can expect an overview of how to get started breeding zinnias, including the overall process; how to determine the breeding goal(s); and discover surprising details like the magic of “green seed” as well as […]

Longterm Subzero Storage of Specialty Cut Flowers


Part of the ASCFG Research and the Flower Farmer Webinar Series!  Dr. John M. Dole, North Carolina State University Jennifer Kalinowksi, North Carolina State University   Event Details Dr. John […]

Reminder: The Cut Flower Quarterly Submission Deadline

The Cut Flower Quarterly is the only periodical dedicated to informing growers about the production, postharvest care, and marketing of cut flowers. Are you contributing an article or a feature to the next issue? Or do you wish to purchase an advertisement or sponsor an event? All submissions for the Summer Issue are due on […]

Ask an Expert: Cultivating Native Species in Cut Flower Farming


Climate change, species decline and ecological breakdown brings renewed attention to what farms grow and how they grow them. One big question growers face is how do my crop and production choices affect my environment? And are there changes I could make to minimize negative impacts or even create positive ones? In this presentation, Matthew Dell […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: Farm Lot 59

Farm Lot 59 2714 California Ave., Long Beach, CA

Quick Details Host: Sasha Kanno Address: 2714 California Ave., Long Beach, California Website: Date and Time: May 23, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Attendance Cap: Limited to 100 attendees. Lunch included. From the Host Farm Lot 59 is a 501(c)3 working urban farm that specializes in growing rare and unusual varieties of […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: CA & J Farm

CA & J Farm 5620 East River Road, Foster, VA

Quick Details Host: Jean Howard Address: 5620 East River Road, Foster, Virginia Website: Date and Time: May 31, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. -- 5:00 p.m. Attendance Cap: Limited to 50 attendees. From the Host We are an example of all you can do with only five acres! We opened in 2017. We are an […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: Leap Frog Flower Farm

Leap Frog Flower Farm 4919 Miller Road, ,, Earlysville, VA

Quick Details Host: Liz Faucher Address: 4919 Miller Road, Earlysville, Virginia Website: Date and Time: June 1, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon Attendance Cap: Limited to 25 attendees. From the Host I have been growing for 5 years. My method until recently has been mostly “throw it against the wall and see what […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: Harmony Harvest Farm

Quick Details Host: Jessica Hall Address: 201 Little Run Road, Weyers Cave, Virginia Website: Date and Time: June 8, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Attendance Cap: Limited to 75 attendees. Lunch included. Details coming soon! Register SPONSORED BY

Ask an Expert: Growing Superb Celosia — Strategies and Tips


Join us for the June 2023 Ask an Expert session, taught by Laura Beth Resnick of Butterbee Farm. Laura Beth grows celosia a million different ways: Inside, outside, pinched, not pinched, many successions, and lots of varietals. During this talk, Laura Beth will focus on the different approaches used at Butterbee Farm, the end goal of […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: Vashon Peony Co.

Vashon Peony Co Wax Orchard Rd SW, Vashon, WA

Quick Details Host: Tinuviel Lathrop Address: Wax Orchard Rd SW, Vashon, WA 98070 Website: Date and Time: Tuesday, June 13, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Attendance Cap: Limited to 125 attendees. From the Host Vashon Peony Co. is a climate-forward farm located on Vashon-Maury Island near Seattle, Washington operating on 12 acres of Preservation […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: Butterbee Farm

Quick Details Host: Laura Beth and Jascha Resnick Website: Date and Time: July 21, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Attendance Cap: Limited to 20 attendees. From the […]