Growing Cut Flowers for a Retail Market
Balet Flowers and Design
5041 Nelson Avenue Extension, Malta, NY (Saratoga County)
Sunday, July 25, 2 - 4 p.m.

Over the past decade, Balet Flowers and Design has become known
as a premier grower of cut flowers in the Saratoga Region.

Suzanne Balet grows over 100 varieties of cut flowers which she markets t
hrough the Saratoga Farmers' Market, for special events
such as weddings, and at a rapidly expanding farm store.

On this tour, learn about the tricks of the trade growing a diverse and productive
cut flower garden.  Topics will include growing requirements, variety selection,
adding perennials and shrubs, and basic bouquet design.

Directions:
Balet Flowers is located 6 miles south of Saratoga Springs.
Take exit 13 South off the Northway (Interstate 87).
At end of ramp turn onto Route 9 south and follow to first left, Malta Avenue Extension.
Turn left onto Malta Ave. Ext. and travel for about 1 mile
to the second left, Nelson Avenue Extension (County Route 64).
Turn left onto Nelson Ave. Ext.  Look for the greenhouse approx. 1.5 miles on the right.

Please contact the Regional Farm & Food Project at (518) 271-0744
or farmfood@capital.net (Subject: Farm Tours) for more details or to reserve your place.

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