82: Unlock the Secrets to Growing Stunning Flowers Year-Round in Polytunnels!

Send us a Text Message. It's Roz Chandler here with a special solo episode of The Cutflower Podcast. Today, I'll be diving into a topic that has sparked a lot of interest – growing flowers in a polytunnel. Whether you're a seasoned flower farmer or just starting out, this episode will provide valuable insights and tips on how to optimise … Read More

Seeds: Get Saving

Triptych of image showing seed pods of lupins, poppies and nigella.

Foxlgoves (Digitalis), lupins (Lupinus), honesty (Lunara annua), sweet rocket (Hesperis matronalis), poppies (Papaver) – all of these will be forming seed heads right now and if you have them in your garden or plot, it’s well worth saving and drying them to plant for another year. Over the next few weeks, these will be joined by sweet peas, sunflowers, Cosmos, … Read More

79: From Florist to Flower Farmer: Rozz Darlington’s Blossoming Journey

Send us a Text Message. In this episode, we explore the incredible world of flower farming with Rozz Darlington, the owner of Rosaline’s Flowers and The Flower Paddock in Cheshire. Rozz shares her journey from being a florist to becoming a flower grower, highlighting the difficulties she faced during Brexit and the pandemic. She discusses the challenges of maintaining quality … Read More

78: From Pig Farming to Culinary Fame: Marcus Bean’s Inspiring Journey

Send us a Text Message. Welcome to The Cutflower Podcast! Hi everyone, Roz Chandler here, and welcome back to another inspiring episode of The Cutflower Podcast. I'm thrilled to have you join us today because we have a truly remarkable guest, Marcus Bean. Marcus is a private chef, presenter, hospitality consultant, author, and owner of a cookery school. Today, he … Read More

76: Natural Solutions: Gardening Without Chemicals

Send us a Text Message. If you’ve been following our Instagram this week, you might have noticed our battle with aphids. So, I thought it would be helpful to share some more details of biological control in gardening. Biological control involves the use of natural enemies to tackle garden pests. From introducing predators to employing pathogenic nematodes, we explore how … Read More

74: Maximise Your Flower Farming Potential: Dive into Roz Chandler’s Growth Club Masterclass Today!

Welcome, to another blooming episode of the Cutflower Podcast! I'm absolutely delighted to share some exciting insights from my recent masterclass session on flower farming. If you're passionate about cultivating blooms and building a flourishing business in the floral world, you're in the right place. So, grab your favourite cuppa and let's dive into the wonderful world of flower farming … Read More