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Community Event

Grow a Cutting Garden at Home

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
13:00 to 14:30

At home

Nationwide, there has been a big shift in floral trends. Brides, romantics, and home-decorators are opting for farm-fresh sunflowers, dahlias, and zinnias over imported roses and carnations. You can grow excellent cut flowers in your own home garden. We will discuss what makes a good cut flower then look at groups of possible plants for blooms June through September. We will look at perennials, annuals, bulbs, things to plant in the shade, herbs for fillers and more.

This mini-workshop will be taught by Betsy Busche, owner of Spongetta’s Garden in West Winfield, NY. She grows her flowers on multiple properties totaling just under an acre. She sells her bouquets through multiple outlets including a CSA, farmer’s market, retail stores, and directly from her home studio. She also offers arrangements and bulk flower buckets for events such as weddings and parties. Betsy is a Delaware County native, and credits the 4-H program for her lifelong love of plants, sewing, and cooking. Visit her website to learn more about her and her beautiful blooms.

Registration is limited to 40 to keep the session fun and interactive, to register, click “find tickets” or use this link