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The value of a single peony root to fresh cut flower growers

The value of a single peony root to fresh cut flower growers

Posted by Walt Krukowski on Dec 28th 2019

What is the value of one peony root for a fresh cut flower grower?If you are an aspiring market grower considering planting peonies for profit, these may be some useful numbers. Let’s keep in mind, pe … read more
Peas and Oats!

Peas and Oats!

Posted by Walt Krukowski on Aug 14th 2019

One of the most frequent reasonings I hear to use toxic herbicides like Round-Up, is that “there is no other way to control perennial grasses”. That is not true. The primary reason for herbicide use i … read more
Cover Crops for Market Growers : Part 1

Cover Crops for Market Growers : Part 1

Posted by Walt Krukowski on Dec 28th 2018

Cover crops are indispensable in the pursuit of creating a farm that is both ecologically and economically sustainable. One of the great challenges in farming is to create cost effective producti … read more
Rewards and Reach

Rewards and Reach

Posted by Walt Krukowski on Dec 15th 2018

In the last blog post, I wrote about “Why I Farm”, and previous to that, discussed the concept of “Staying in Touch With Nature”. Today I’d like to touch base on the subject of ‘Rewards and Reach”.As … read more
Why I Farm

Why I Farm

Posted by Walt Krukowski on Dec 8th 2018

I am privileged and thankful to have the opportunity to talk with people from many walks of life. Whether at the local Farmer’s Market, on the phone with floral designers, chatting online, or travelin … read more