The Farmer Bailey Blog

Floret on The Flower Podcast

Farmer Bailey is proud to sponsor The Flower Podcast, a deep resource of education and inspiration for flower farmers.

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WATCH: Lisianthus Forever

Think like a plant to grow your best Lisianthus ever!

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How to Prepare Plants for Extreme Cold Snaps

Cold weather on the way? Colder than you had hoped or planned for? Colder than you've seen in 30 years? Here are some tips to help your plants survive.

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Bloom Groups, Demystified

Bloom initiation in Lisianthus is a complicated relationship between day length, light intensity and temperature.

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Cultivating Winter with Helleborus Gold Collection

When it comes to using Hellebores as a cut flower, locally grown is always best.

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PANTONE Peach Fuzz 13-1023 in Flower Form

Is PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz the color of the year? 

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Sweet Peas & Friendship

An All-Star team of farmers gathered in Madeira for fellowship and a bit of work.

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WATCH: Growing Winterberry Holly, Snowberry, and Hydrangea

Farmer Bailey hosts Karl “Stick Man” Vahrmeyer Jr, expert grower of branches at Green Park Nurseries.

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WATCH: All About Bare Roots

For the first time, Farmer Bailey is providing a variety of bare root perennials and woody plants straight from Holland.

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WATCH: Bailey talks young plants with JP WIlliams

Whip up a cup of something nice, and join Farmer Bailey and young plant expert JP Williams for a Live chat. 

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WATCH: Preparing for Winter

Take a few steps to prepare your fall-planted plugs for their cold winter nap, and a bright spring bloom.

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Nigella Two Ways

Nigella is easy to grow, but so hard to get started!

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Chocolate Cosmos 'New Choco'

Lynn Resch of Fleurs du Bien shares her experience growing irresistible New Choco.

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WATCH: Mad for Mums on Instagram Live

Bailey welcomes Steve and Mandy of 3 Porch Farm to Instagram Live on Wednesday, October 4.

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3 Porch Farm Heirloom Mums

Extend your season and liven up autumn bouquets with Heirloom Mums.

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Why Buy Plugs?

Are plugs an expensive shortcut or an important input for a successful flower farm?

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New: Campanula 'Evergreen' from Tissue Culture

Act fast to add brand new Campanula 'Evergreen', 'Mont Blanc' and 'Kilimanjaro' to your farm.

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WATCH Troubleshooting Tricky Crops

Bailey thinks like a plant to troubleshoot common problems in cut flower crops like Asters, Cosmos, Snapdragons, Stock and annual Phlox.

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Growing Great Didiscus

When Christy Muck of Wild Blossom Hollow posted her glorious Didiscus harvest on Instagram, we had to reach out to learn more about how she did it.

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How to Plant Perennials in the Fall

Join Bailey on Instagram Live for an in-depth chat about Fall Planted Perennials, Wednesday August 23 at 9am PT/Noon ET/5pm GMT.

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WATCH: You, Me, and the ASCFG

Val and Bailey dive into the many reasons why all flower farmers should join the ASCFG, whose mission is education and connection.

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WATCH: Fight Burnout by Finding Fun in Flower Farming

We're pursuing pleasure while planting posies.

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Order Now for Fall Shipping

Your favorite cool season flower plugs are now restocked at farmerbailey.com. 

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