Flowering in the North Conference

Flowering in the North Conference- Portland, ME



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Program Description

Flowering in the North will take place January 22nd & 23rd, 2018 in the East Bayside Neighborhood of Portland, ME. This winter meeting is all about sharing knowledge about Zone 5 growing, wholesaling, retailing, and designing with farm fresh flowers.

Monday Topics

  • Harvest and Post-harvest Efficiency
  • Growing Dahlia, Peony, Anemone and Ranunculus
  • Growth and Evolution, Scaling Up
  • Shoulder Season High Tunnel Production
  • Floral Design

Tuesday Topics

  • Soils as the Foundation
  • Employees and Interns: Honing Your Management Skills
  • Innovative Equipment
  • Instagram vs. Reality
  • Varieties and Ordering: Succession Planting

*Light morning snacks, beverages, and lunch are included on both days.

Accommodations: A block of rooms is reserved at the Portland Holiday Inn by the Bay under “Flower Growers’ Conference.”

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Lynne Hazelton at 207.781.6099 or 800.287.1471 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

Program Details


January 22nd & 23rd, 2018


East Bayside Neighborhood of Portland, ME.

Contact Name

Lynne Hazelton, UMaine Extension Staff

Contact Email



UMaine Extension, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Assoc., and Assoc. of Specialty Cut Flower Growers

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Two-Full Days $110, One-Day Monday Only $75, One-Day Tuesday Only $75


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