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A conversation about sustainable cut flower growing and designing between two passionate Canadian growers, Heather and Clara, who are trying to figure it out.

The Sustainable Flowers Podcast Heather & Clara

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 39 Ratings

A conversation about sustainable cut flower growing and designing between two passionate Canadian growers, Heather and Clara, who are trying to figure it out.

    Dahlia Cuttings with Dr. Hammett!

    Dahlia Cuttings with Dr. Hammett!

    Back in September 2021 Dr. Hammett published a series of comprehensive instagram posts about taking cuttings from dahlias.  We just had to follow up with him and, as always, he was so generous about chatting with us about his methods. 
    His series of posts on instagram are an absolute must if you are interested in taking dahlia cuttings - his first post on this was September 7, 2021 and proceeded through the fall. Find them all here:  Dr. Hammett's Instagram 
     
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Heather's son Callum, and the challenging job of audio editing done by the uber-talented Laura Eccleston.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    U-Pick flowers and intimate on-farm events with Jen from Farm Fresh Florals

    U-Pick flowers and intimate on-farm events with Jen from Farm Fresh Florals

    This week we caught up with Jen Gruninger the vibrant woman behind Farm Fresh Florals, a successful u-pick flower farm and intimate event venue located just SW of the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  Jen generously shares details of her journey developing her farm and business and the things she's learned along the way. 
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Heather's son Callum, and the challenging job of audio editing done by the uber-talented Laura Eccleston.

    • 1 hr
    Most profitable flowers in our 2021 seasons

    Most profitable flowers in our 2021 seasons

    Talking about our most profitable flowers in 2021 this week.
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Heather's son Callum, and the challenging job of audio editing done by the uber-talented Laura Eccleston.

    • 51 min
    Field Notes Week 45

    Field Notes Week 45

    oops-- glitch in schedule-- only field notes this week
     
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Heather's son Callum, and the challenging job of audio editing done by the uber-talented Laura Eccleston.

    • 15 min
    Sustaining your body: A conversation with physiotherapist and yoga teacher, Angela Plaquin

    Sustaining your body: A conversation with physiotherapist and yoga teacher, Angela Plaquin

    This week we had the opportunity to talk with Heather's physiotherapist and yoga teacher, Angela Plaquin of Elevation Health (physiotherapy) and Merge with Ang (yoga).  Ang has such a deep, thoughtful approach to physicality and we had a delightful, thought provoking conversation about how to approach our physical sustainability. 
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Heather's son Callum, and the challenging job of audio editing done by the uber-talented Laura Eccleston.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Fall Ranunculus

    Fall Ranunculus

    Heather shares a comprehensive summary of her fall ranunculus procedure and results.
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Heather's son Callum, and the challenging job of audio editing done by the uber-talented Laura Eccleston.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Thanu23 ,

Great growing info for Canadian farmers

I’ve learned a lot from listening to this podcast and I like how they are open to talking about difficult topics from crop failures to cultural issues. Great inspo for new and seasoned growers.

- Thanu

Lexiefossil ,

Peonies

Love your show! Can you share 2 or 3 of your favourite peony varieties? Thanks, Tammy

Bmpsk ,

Mistik Acres

Just found your podcast through following Joanne on IG. I will be catching up on previous issues now.

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