I’m so glad you mentioned that Scabiosa varieties revert to single flowers under stress. They are so carefree in our east Texas sandy loam that I use Zinnias as row markers in the orchard. See more ideas about Garden, Zinnia garden, Flower garden. Seeding intervals and growing tips for 19 different flower crops from Johnny's. The following spring, determined to have a more successful experience, I borrowed a thousand dollars from my Mom and ordered enough landscape fabric to cover my barely half-acre plot. Thanks!! What about water? To tell whether a zinnia is ready to harvest, use the “wiggle test.” Simply grab the stem about 8 inches (20 cm) down from the flower head and gently shake it. Are the holes in your dahlia spacer jig also 2.5”? THANK YOU ERIN!! This ultra-tight spacing is great for single-stemmed crops like lisianthus, flowering kale, and ‘Bombay’ celosia. We put up our high tunnel, 30×72 two years ago. These are hands down the most productive and floriferous zinnias I’ve ever grown. WOW! Lastly, if you find this information is helpful, I would love it if you would share it with your friends. Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the cheery flowers that bloom in nearly every bright color imaginable. It is a joy to see the pollinators flitting between Zinnia islands. I think I’m starting to see buds on my main stem but the plants are about 5-6 inches. Both the kids and the garden have grown rapidly, but that initial batch of landscape fabric is still in use and has been added to each season. Hi I’m starting a small flower farm with one acre this next season and seeing if I can handle more the next. I’m curious do you sow one seed per cell ? The plants look healthy and great, though. They make a bold statement when combined with acid green or deep maroon flowers and foliage. Great post! Bicolor novelties: These unique bicolor novelties are sure to catch the attention of everyone who sees them. And the thing we burn with are abour one meter long, so burning holes in the fabric is one of the few jobs we can do with our backs straight. My favorites are the single and semi-doubles in orange and red. But, I don’t quite understand the spacing for the landscape fabric. You can make your own with supplies from the hardware store, including a 2-inch hole drill and sheet metal. But I consider it quite an honor that she loves all of the flowers that I grow. I wish you the very best in all your blooming endeavors. It’s funny how I explain things to him…. I have the reference guide from the mini online 4 part course. We have isolated spots that get good sun in the summer, some of them invaded with comfrey. My Zinnias were the best ever this year but for the fact that one day I went out and the center stems had been hollowed out by a pest but there was no trace of any. I was able to get some great photos that year. ‘Benary’s Giant Carmine’ (pictured right) has raspberry-pink blooms; as they age the outer tips of the petals fade, giving blooms a multidimensional quality. love zinnias i just go by what you like never grew thembefore until last year. After reading the post and seeing all the beautiful varieties, I was inspired to try again. Flowers like zinnias, celosia, cosmos, and basil, which like warmer soil and added heat, thrive when planted into the fabric. Fantastic! Many gardeners in warmer parts of the world are able to successfully direct seed their zinnias straight into the field, but here in cool Washington we start our plants in 72-cell trays in the greenhouse 4 to 6 weeks before our last spring frost. Another Floret introduction, ‘Golden Hour’ is a beautiful collection of warm buff, honey, and soft apricot blooms started from two single plants we discovered in our fields. From what I have read it shouldn’t be too much of a problem but since there aren’t any guidelines here on emitter spacing, I was hoping some of you could let me know what you have done? Have a great season! I’ve always wanted to buy a torch! Thank you so much for all the wonderful information and photos that you provide I really appreciate it! When your zinnias are six inches tall, pinch off the growing tip with a thumbnail. Scabiosa-flowered types: I grew scabiosa-flowered zinnias for the first time in 2014, and they quickly became one of my favorite crops of the season. You site is beyond great! I buy the giant variety at Walmart. With music going and someone to help move the template, we are able to burn a 300-foot roll of fabric in about an hour and a half. My other varieties of zinnias were beautiful, so I couldn’t figure out what the problem was. This spacing is perfect for bulky varieties like bells of Ireland, celosia, amaranth, scented geranium, perilla, and lavatera. I grew flowers for the farmers market this summer, zinnias being one of them(one of my favorites). The cotton candy-pink blooms of ‘Benary’s Giant Bright Pink’ (pictured right) are as sweet as can be. One problem with the zinnias, was having the stems collapse only hours after cutting- every single flower. HARDINESS ZONES: Annual. Any advice would be appreciated! Vine spacing, 8 inches (20 cm) between plants and 12 inches (30.5 cm) between rows = 2 rows per bed, one on each side of the trellis. Have you ever had the need to clean the fabric due to pests or other problems? I have pink, magenta, red, orange and the rare yellow colors. PLEASE keep them coming. The mostly double and semi-double flowers of ‘Queen Lime Blush’ (pictured above) are a stunning blend of green and purple, unlike anything we’ve seen. I tried the pinching trick on almost all of mine. Choose flowers that are easy to grow and produce a lot of blooms. They are extremely easy to grow. PLANT SPACING: 9-12". Can’t wait to start cutting them and look forward to trying some of varieties you mention above. Featuring extra large blooms and long, strong stems, this easy-to-grow annual thrives in heat and is great for beginning gardeners. Thank you! Another great bonus is that fabric makes for a tidy, clean-looking garden. I am so curious as to how one shall harvest flowers that grow in netting? I tried Fertilome Triple action, and fertilized with fish emulsion. I tried Banarys Giant last year with ok success. Doing it by hand and being able to re-use it is huge. Thanks for all the info! I am growing the Zindarellas this year for the first time and I can’t wait! I was in the middle of laying down my landscape fabric when my staples and irrigation supplies arrived in the mail. Another question I am hoping you answer in this series (which I am loving) is how you handle perennials. Thank you so much! Getting very excited, love the anticipation of new beginnings!!! Thank you so much for your amazing posts. hi, I’m stating this year to be a flower farmer! Jan 6, 2020 - Explore Lisa Norton Photography's board "Zinnia garden", followed by 248 people on Pinterest. I live in Miami Florida and that means we are a unique micro climate with a 10B hardiness zone rating. Thank you for everything you all do to bring such ah-mazing flowers and information to beginning growers like myself. That spring, Chris burned close to 15,000 holes in landscape fabric, and I finally had a thriving and relatively weed-free garden. So thankful to hear that zinnias like the heat! Anyone know what the pest would be? The 12×12-inch (30 cm) spacing allows 4 rows per bed and is great for bulky growers like bells of Ireland and amaranth. I second this statement! Some folks do the burning right on top of the soil with the fabric already pinned down. So glad you enjoyed the post. I love Zinnias of all types and sizes and colors! The pictures are great and really help me to get a real idea of what I want to do and form the picture in my head! When we first started growing zinnias this closely together I was worried that they would be plagued by disease, but since they are grown in such rich soil, this hasn’t been a problem.Â, We succession sow zinnias every 2 to 3 weeks in order to have a steady stream of these beautiful blooms all summer long.Â, Here’s how it’s done: When plants are between 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30.5 cm) tall, take sharp pruners and snip the top 3 to 4 inches (7.6 to 10.2 cm) off the plant, just above a set of leaves. Hi Jessica– no, we do not use fabric with bulbs. Here’s how it’s done: When plants are between 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30.5 cm) tall, take sharp pruners and snip the top 3 to 4 inches (7.6 to 10.2 cm) off the plant, just above a set of leaves. They are such a cheerful flower. Flowers last a long time as a cut flower too. Spacing: 12” for optimal disease resistance. One of the largest-flowered varieties of zinnias available, ‘Benary's Giant Lime’ features beautiful broad blooms and an extremely high … SCIENTIFIC NAME: Zinnia spp. First off, we are super-excited about ‘Unicorn Mix’ (pictured above). Miniature flowered types: The old-fashioned ‘Lilliput Mix’ (pictured above) deserves a spot in every cutting garden. We love growing Zinnias here in South Florida. Hi Dave, Did pinching reduce the possible size of the zinnia blooms? ??? As always, I am so thankful for all the details you so freely shower upon us. I’m starting late but should get results back within two weeks. While the single blooms are pretty and unique, many folks have been disappointed by this fact. Would you recommend against this or do you have an opinion? Take care. I love your books and have been following you for a while. I get so excited and happy reading it all. Struggling with the concept of "selfing". Thank you. I have cut hundreds of flowers from the 80 or so seedlings. Thanks so much for sharing your expertise, time, and energy. Also I have Cheif series celosia in plug trays that have already started to bloom. Growing zinnia plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. I hav read “compost tea” a couple kf times now in your posts. Thank you for the great article! The flowers growing now are coming along well. Available in a brilliant rainbow of colors, these happy blooms are a must-grow for any flower lover. Here the fabric comes with a pattern that suites our spacing well, so we can burn without any template. Although that being said about using it for burning weeds, someone in England set his neighbors yard and gardens on fire using the “burning” method for killing weeds. Floret Flowers We are a small family farm in Skagit Valley, WA. So I turned my raised garden bed where I normally grow tomatoes into a zinnia patch this year. Again with the awesomeness! You can always depend on them to be beautiful. Thank you for your help! Thank you, thank you, thank you Erin! Choosing only a few varieties was almost excutiating but I want to grow a little of everything so I have to be choosy with my limited space. We had a hot summer (for us) last year and the Zinnias loved it. I grew zinnias last year and plan to grow them this year with some of your added tips! I am hoping these mix well in arrangements with my DA roses. Can’t believe I ever farmed without. I’m thinking of planting some, but I’m planting in the fall and I worry about their growth and spread overtime? Also known as the Blue Point zinnia (wh They are simply gorgeous, breathtaking! A couple of years ago I was online searching for specialty Zinnias and I found your story and your farm. Keep up the good work. Or is there no hope. I’m in one of the milder parts of Montana (Zone 3+ or 4-), but I’ve struggled starting them in the greenhouse and had the best luck direct sowing once it warms up. I can’t wait to start them… keep up the good work :). After reading this I want to grow fields of zinnias! pH: 6.3-6.8 preferred. We are really reading up on all of it. I grow them in Mogo . Hello there! Hi Marianne, Every year I grow with fabric mulch and the fight gets worse. Look forward to hearing from you! JOIN THE FLORET NEWSLETTER AND STAY IN THE LOOP ON ALL THE EXCITING HAPPENINGS HERE ON THE FARM. Living in the Flint Hills of Kansas, we knew zinnias would be top of the list, as we tend to have very hot windy summers. Of all the zinnias we grow, this might be my favorite. It is very helpful and I look forward to reading it and watching the videos. Anyone out there? Thanks. Thank you again for just the push I needed! Whoa- they revert to singles in stress? This signals the plant to send up multiple stems from below where the cut was made, resulting in more abundant flower production as well as longer stem length. If the stem is stiff and remains erect, it is ready to harvest. I’m in Albuquerque, NM and our extreme heat is difficult- out of packs of direct seeded zinnias last year, i got only one plant that grew and bloomed! Lol! Ver más ideas sobre flores, jardines, flores bonitas. Your spoon-petaled zinnia is a mutation, and a potential breeder of new flower forms. Fantastic! ? Oklahoma Series: These are hands down the most productive and floriferous zinnias I’ve ever grown. They tend to seed and transplant so easily…and even tolerate a tiny bit of neglect. Featuring extra large blooms and long, strong stems, this easy-to-grow annual thrives in heat and is great for beginning gardeners. The flower bed was small 4’x6′ near my driveway in Houston TX. I cannot wait to tackle this project, (on a smaller scale), hopefully this weekend! The easy to grow, heat-loving plants produce a bumper crop of sweet blooms on long, strong stems in shades of rose, carmine, orange, coral, white, yellow, and violet. I have a garden labyrinth and several of the paths are lined with zinnias each year to attract hummingbirds. Here on the farm we use six main spacing regimes. Was the only nutrients for the growth period added during bed prep and during seedlings when you used compost tea? Hello, I’m from Cambodia. The plant will produce two stems at that site. ), and then using landscape cloth, I’ll suppress the stuff. Yum. Zinnia Lilliput MixZinnia elegans This old fashioned mix deserves a spot in every cutting garden. I’ve noticed that that they seem to like the larger, single zinnias of all colors. Do you have any suggestions or resources? This is by far our most popular spacing, making up about 80 percent of our field, and is perfect for dianthus, zinnias, basil, frosted explosion grass, snapdragons, ageratum, bupleurum, and honeywort. We’ll have them in the shop starting January 6th for next season. Grr! I am excited to start my own small backyard garden in our new house! I hadn’t changed any of the cutting or sterilization methods, so now I’m clueless what made the difference. We do have a major issue down here in the south with Powdery Mildew, its so humid it has become a never-ending battle. We are always so innundated with weeds here in Georgia. What size of holes do you recommend? Your insight is wonderful! We’ve been growing ‘Macarenia’ for years and have found that people either love it or hate it. Considered a “cut and come again” variety, zinnias pe I love Zinnias. I’m going to pass that info on! I believe I read that they started growing their dahlias in fabric but then stopped, as it was too hot for them. ^_^. Before laying the fabric, we amend beds with compost and fertilizer, then lightly till and lay four lines of drip irrigation. Do you fertilize? Thanks for asking! ‘Benary’s Giant Deep Red’ (pictured left) is a rich ruby-red; the back of the petals have the slightest hint of purple, giving them a glowing, iridescent quality. I’ve reduced it but not eliminated it by watering via a drip line. We are starting small with a 1/2 an acre and building from there. Now we can begin in earnest to start preparing to plant at the end of March. Thank you, Erin, for all of this information. Saved by Floret Flower Farm. The information you give so freely to all of us is invaluable. Congratulations on your first year being a flower farmer! What is the trick to getting seedlings out of the 72 count cell trays? They’re starting to flower and the flowers are very small and petals minimal, hardly single in a lot of them. I’ve never grown zinnias before, but I just started a flat of the Queen Series today. If so have you seen them ‘grow out of it’, or otherwise recover? 09-feb-2020 - Explora el tablero de Adriana "Zinnias o calendulas" en Pinterest. So stunning and the sizes ranger from 2″ to nearly 4″ wide. or fertilization, etc.? Love this article! https://zacsgarden.com/how-to-start-a-garden/landscaping-fabric-and-weed-prevention/?preview=true. Just love them. Awesome post Erin! No matter what your needs are, there is definitely a zinnia for you. Does that sound right? Originally published in 2016; Updated in 2020. Here in Eastern Washington are summers are so hot, I think, sadly, I won’t try to grow this variety again. Question–you said you use the tractor bucket to pull up the fabric at the end of the season, do you pull the staples out with it, do they come out attached to the fabric or do you have to go through by hand? Thanks about showing how easy it can be to burn the pattern into the cover. Seeds of zinnia flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed. Great article. I can see I have my work cut out for me in the next few weeks, goodness so much to learn and it feels that the clock is already ticking down! Thank you so much for sharing your wealth of knowledge! Thanks a bajillion for sharing! Any ideas? I’m so glad you’ve found some zinnia varieties that you love! Jenna, it is seldom that I am in such admiration of someone who strikes out there to accomplish this type of goal, but girl, I’ve got to hand it to you, you and your team have did a fabulous job. I have been gleaning every tidbit of wisdom you have to share from your site as well as your book as I start my flower farming journey. We were able to find the DeWitt Sunbelt 6’x300′ shipped direct from the manufacturer through the Northern Tool online store. Looking at the templates 6×6, 9×9 and 12×12″ they seem to have the same size circles, is that right? You can learn more about our approach to intensive growing, including more about spacing, in my post How to Grow More Flowers than You Ever Thought Possible. In current shaky climate I am trying to save on greenhouse fuel, and in doing so fear I have some dampening off … but only on my most resilient little growers, my zinnias. Could you tell us also is this a 3.2 oz fabric or 4.1 oz. We doubled our 28 metre lengths of Landscape Fabric ,and then used our homemade metal Template / Burner ,to burn Two Holes at a time. Well, I did! Hi Erin, thank you for all of this, zinnias are my favorite. The sheet metal template with the wire pull will be this year’s addition, as well as more than 9×9 spacing. Zinnas are a favourite to grow in bulk in my gardens but unfortunately the fabulous range shown aren’t so available here. Sadly this means I can’t grow most anything from my native NW. Learn more about growing cut flowers, including tulips, ranunculus, anemones & dahlias, in this free four-part video series, Winner of the American Horticulture Society Book Award, I have seen a large bloomed short,under 2 ft plant,seems it has about 6-8 colors maximum,at the one residence,I asked and heard oh,I forgot where I got that pkt. So many fun varieties! Showed the template to burn the fabric to the hubby and he is on it!! Erin, thank you so much for these posts, they are so generous! Especially being stuck in my home I have so many seeds & I can’t wait to get busy. Unlike plastic, landscape fabric is reusable. It worked great for us this year. My collection is growing and maturing. Sow seeds ¼-inch deep and follow spacing directions on seed package. Seed Sources: Floret Flowers, TGW, Ivy Garth, Geo Seeds, Johnny’s. So, I haven’t had much success. The seeds for the varieties listed here are in our shop: https://shop.floretflowers.com/collections/zinnia. Last year I had s really difficult time with my zinnias initially. Adding a bit of bleach or hydrogen peroxide to the water keeps the water cleaner longer with ‘dirty flowers’. Any suggestions? The easy to grow, heat loving plants produce a bumper crop of sweet blooms on long strong stems in shades of rose, carmine, orange, coral, white, yellow and violet. There is an unbelievable number of zinnias to choose from in every shape, color, and size imaginable. I live in Cincinnati Ohio. I had no idea there were so many beautiful varieties until reading your blog and looking through your book. I tried numerous things, nothing seemed to help, but gradually the flowers started lasting a week or more. Proper plant spacing is a snap when the holes are preset. Thanks! Zinnia elegans. If so, do you take them up at the end of the season? Pinching: Lisa Mason Ziegler doesn’t pinch them, so I … Thanks for the tips about scabiosa varieties! I used fabric last year but this year I am going to use it even more and do some areas all fabric (dahlias), just picked up a 300′ roll and may get another. Use this cut-flower planting chart to establish a succession-planting schedule. I know you mention them in your posts, pictures, and bouquets. Why do you say to stay away from fuzzy bottomed fabric? I have ordered from you ever since and shared your farm and seeds with all of my own sisters and friends. Would 1″ holes do the trick? I thought I was not a zinnia fan.. I’m in Canada, not far from you, so should be able to follow your book easily. It’s ideal for wedding work, and floral designers love it! For example, if you’re looking for flowers in the peach-salmon range, look at how many choices there are! How do you control rodents? Hi! That’s exactly what I’ve been needing! Like every flower grown on our farm, we try to give them the best start possible. I’m hoping to grow the table flowers for my son’s September wedding. Thanks for your work and recommendation of landscape fabric. Preen or something? :) Last year my Zinnias that I planted in containers did not do as well as those that I planted directly in the ground? They come in a wide range of colors (12 total) and are known for their strong stems and good disease resistance. Hi Sarah, Awesome post! A great read! Do you cut it under the net and pull it up through? Shame! It’s a must-grow! We use a plywood template and a weed burner with a 2″ nozzle for most of our planting holes. I love Zinnias, so I appreciate this post. (Dahlia spacing, 12″ between plants and 18″ between rows = 2 rows per bed. SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Fertile soil rich in organic matter. 12×12-inch (30.5 cm) spacing = 4 rows per bed. May 6, 2020 - Explore Gytis Lietvaitis's board "Zinnia", followed by 115 people on Pinterest. Definitely a must-grow! Question–you said you use the tractor bucket to pull up the fabric at the end of the season, do you pull the staples out with it, do they come out attached to the fabric or do you have to go through by hand? I was so surprised at how well they did with so little care! Thank so much for sharing. Oxoo! Those little flowers really started a love of gardening in me! Should be here next week. How do you manually weed once the landscape fabric is down? And to provide additional nutrients through weekly seaweed tea. I can’t see you not cutting them to fit you plots, but I thought I’d ask. USES: Taller varieties make excellent cut flowers. We recently moved to a house with a smaller yard and so I have less space to plant in. I grow a lot of zinnias during the growing season. Wow, thank you for this. If you had to advise us on 5 to plant, which five would you suggest? It would give me all the zinnias I needed for church, a joy to look at from my home and all who pass by to enjoy too! Zinnia ‘Mazurkia’ Zinnia elegans This eye-catching gem is a new twist on zinnias and a Fleuroselect Winner. Hi ! I especially liked the template making directions to burn holes in fabric. Bottom row, left to right: ‘Señora’, ‘Lilliput Salmon’, ‘Oklahoma Salmon’. I have gardened all of my life, but I have always focused on vegetables and companion flowers like marigolds and nasturtiums. It’s important that the holes in the landscape fabric are burned, not cut. It’s been very frustrating trying to grow something billed as an easy, beginner flower in this climate- I’m in my 5th decade of gardening, but new to this climate! I am thrilled to hear that they grow so well here in Western Washington. Would it be best to give zinnias some shade in the afternoon? You’ve inspired me to try my hand at growing them! While plants themselves are compact, they churn out an abundance of stems for cutting from midsummer to early autumn. While weed suppression is our main reason for using landscape fabric, there are a few additional benefits worth noting. We are so pleased to offer this variety, treasured for its versatile creamy ivory color and pretty double blooms. I am hopeful that ours will last for 20-plus years too. Just wondering if I have some really infested land or if this a problem elsewhere. Start seeds f… I talk of Erin as if she and I hang out each day. We very nearly copied your ideas with the 9 ” spacing and it has turned out very nearly perfect. Grow Great Zinnias - Floret Flowers. My favorite is Benary Giant, and I love to mix them with snapdragons. I planted seeds years ago with success and I recently carefree planted some packets. The Queen and Bennary series have been brilliant. We always hope bouquets last a full week there. Filling it with soil etc. As the plants grow, they push up through the grid of netting and get the support they need. 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