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The Seed Growers Podcast

Jun 8, 2022

Helen Skiba of Artemis Flower Farm in Boulder CO sells cut flowers through farmers markets, wholesale, and a flower CSA. She also sells dahlia tubers and Dutch flower bulbs through her online store. She talks about how she integrates saving flower seed into her production field for on-farm use, how and why she chooses to save certain varieties, and EVERYTHING about dahlia tuber propagation and sales.

Mentioned in the show...

Helen's blog series on saving flower seeds 

Helen's blog post about dahlia tuber production and profitability

Dan’s Getting Ready For Seed Harvest workshop

The Treehouse Farm Collective on YouTube

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