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Sustainable Production: Grower Resource List

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Compiled by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

Cut Flower Production


  • Growing for Market (trade publication for market growers)
  • Specialty Cut Flowers, 2nd Edition, by Allan Armitage and Judy Laushman
  • The Flower Farmer: an Organic Grower’s Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, by Lynn Byczynski
  • Fresh from the Field Wedding Flowers, by Lynn Byczynski
  • We’re Gonna Be Rich: Growing Specialty Cut Flowers for Market, by Frank and Pamela Arnosky
  • Local Color: Growing Specialty Cut Flowers, by Frank and Pamela Arnosky
  • Field Grown Cut Flowers: A Practical Guide and Sourcebook, by Alan Stevens
  • Postharvest Handling of Cut Flowers and Greens: A Practical Guide for Commercial Growers, Wholesalers, and Retailers, by John Dole, Robert Stamps, Alicain Carlson, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Lane Greer
  • The Hoophouse Handbook: Growing Produce and Flowers in Hoophouses and High Tunnels, edited by Lynn Bycznski
  • Floriculture: Principles and Species, by John Dole and Harold Wilkins
  • Flowers for Sale, by Lee Sturdivant
  • Cool Flowers: How to Grow and Enjoy Long Blooming Hardy Annual Flowers Using Cool Weather Techniques, by Lisa Ziegler
  • Woody Cut Stems for Growers and Florists: Production and Postharvest Handling of Branches for Flowers, Fruit, and Foliage, by Lane Greer and John Dole
  • The Insider’s Guide to Cut Flower Dahlias, by Lane Greer
  • Herbaceous Perennial Plants, 3rd Edition, by Allan Armitage
  • Ball Culture Guide: The Encyclopedia of Seed Germination, by Jim Nau
  • Ball’s Perennial Manual: Propagation and Production, by Jim Nau
  • Cut Flower Quarterly, ASCFG Newsletter; to subscribe, call ASCFG at 440-774-2887 or email

Organizations and Websites



General Supplies

Greenhouse Manufacturers

This document is a partial list of resources for growers and does not imply endorsement by North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, or North Carolina Cooperative Extension of any of the companies, products, or organizations listed.

Written By

Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production Call Debbie Email Debbie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center
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