Slow Flowers movement

I love hearing about other cut flower growers and I know have mentioned my dream flower farm, Floret Flowers in Seattle, (or a walled garden – whichever comes first!) before.  The Slow Food movement has grown in recent years and there is even a West Scotland Slow Food movement.  In America there seems to be an upsurge in interest in locally grown flowers which mirrors some of the changes in Britain in recent years and I have heard the phrase Slow Flowers begin used over there.  Here is a podcast from Debra Prinzing who uses this term to describe locally grown flowers talking to some British Flower growers, including Gill from Flowers From the Farm.

And remember Spring is round the corner…


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