The Flower Farmer by Lynn Byczynski
A must-read for anyone contemplating flower farming. A how-to manual to get your started.
Specialty Cut Flowers by Allan M. Armitage & Judy M. Laushman
My number one resource for variety by variety growing instructions.
Cool Flowers by Lisa Mason Ziegler
An excellent resources for growing early spring flowers
The Flower Recipe Book by Studio Choo
A beautiful book on design which I especially love because they use many flowers easily grown on the farm.
Groups & Associations
The Association of Speciality Cut Flower Growers
The trade association of flower growers. With an annual conference, a quarterly magazine and a robust message board, this group is an unmatched resource.
A place to find growers, and designers who use American-grown flowers, all over the U.S. You can also learn about the Slow Flower movement here.
The Painted Tulip / Waterbury Center, VT
Weatherlow Florals / Westport, MA
Meadow Wilds / New Paltz, NY
Old Friends Farm / Amherst, MA
Carolyn Snell Designs / Buxton, ME
Floriography / Albuquerque, NM
Love’n Fresh Flowers / Philadelphia, PA