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Post Harvest Science & Secrets

Post Harvest Science & Secrets

Instagram Live Post Harvest Science and Secrets with Farmer Bailey


Have you ever cut perfect blooms, only to have them flop, snap, or wilt a day later? Wondering when to cut a new crop for maximum vase life? Join Farmer Bailey on Instagram Live this Wednesday, May 10 for a short class on the science and secrets of post harvest care. 

Broadcasting Live via the Farmer Bailey Instagram page from Madeira island, Portugal at Noon ET/ 9am PT/ 5pm GMT, Farmer Bailey will give a crash course on how to handle the most popular cut flowers, covering everything from:

    • Goals of Post Harvest Care
    • Correct Harvest Stage
    • Importance of Cooler
    • Importance of Hygiene
    • What Kills Flowers
    • Choosing the Right Solutions
    • Ethylene Treatments 
    • Overnight Conditioning
    • Burning Stems
    • Cutting Underwater

As always, Bailey will answer viewers' questions at the end of the session.  We welcome your questions via Comment below, or if you prefer to remain Anonymous, to email us anytime at The only silly question is the one that goes unasked.  We welcome your suggestions for future Instagram Live topics!  

If you cannot attend the Live session, check the Farmer Bailey Blog and Instagram page later this week for the video recording of Post Harvest Science & Secrets.  For the entire It's Five O'Clock Somewhere with Farmer Bailey educational video series, visit our YouTube Channel.  Thanks for tuning in! 

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