Flowers & Foliage

The production and marketing of cut flowers and cut foliage is an opportunity for small farmers to operate a sustainable alternative enterprise. Fifteen to twenty years ago, specialty cut flowers and cut foliage became more important crops due to several reasons. More...

Cut Flowers: Production & Postharvest
Production, postharvest, and specific crops.

Cut Foliage: Production & Postharvest
Production, postharvest, and specific crops.

Marketing & Economics
Price and shipping reports, credit unions, business and market analysis, and statistics.

UF/IFAS Sites

Central Florida Extension Service: Lake, Orange, & Seminole Counties

Commercial Ornamental Plant Diagnostic Clinic--Mid Florida REC

Environmental Horticulture

Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN)

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

Indian River Research and Education Center

Mid Florida Research and Education Center

North Florida Research and Education Center

Statewide County Extension Offices

Tropical Research and Education Center

Volusia County Extension Horticulture

West Florida Research and Education Center

UF/IFAS Publications

Alternative Cut Foliage Crops for Florida’s Unique Climate (pdf)

State & Federal Agencies

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank

Bureau of Compliance Monitoring--FDACS

Farm Credit of Florida

Farm Service Agents (FSA)

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FL DEP)

Florida Farm Bureau

NRCS Florida Soil & Water Conservation Districts (links to all 67 Florida counties)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA Agencies and Offices

Ornamental Reports--USDA

Ornamental (Shipping Point) Trend Reports--USDA

Ornamental Wholesale (Terminal) Trend Reports--USDA

Ornamentals Retail Price Reports--USDA

Organization & Associations

Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers

California Cut Flower Commission

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

Herbs and Flowers Publications--ATTRA

Related Links

Apopka Foliage

Texas Specialty Cut Flowers

List of Supplies

Fertilizer Sources for Commercial Growers (pdf)

Suppliers of Commercial Horticulture Products and Pesticides for Florida Growers (pdf)

Suppliers of Organic Fertilizers & Pesticides(pdf)

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