Seminar #2 – Feb 10, 2022, 2:00 PM Pacific / 4:00 PM Central
“Anything About Everything Peonies” Peony Cut Flower Production with Michelle Ovans
Have you ever wondered where your purchased flowers come from and how they are grown? Join Michelle Ovans, owner of Ovans Peony Farm, for a look at how peonies are grown for the Floral Industry and learn more about the Slow Flower movement to promote sustainable, farm to vase approach to fresh flowers.
Michelle Ovans, Ovans Peony Farm
The owner of Ovans Peony Farm, Michelle Ovans, is a specialty cut flower grower. She is a member of the American Peony Society, Wisconsin Peony Society, Association Of Specialty Cut Flower Growers and a Graduate of the Floret Cut Flower Grower School and the UW Wisconsin’s Cut Flower Grower School. Her first peony farm was started in Merrill Wisconsin in 2009 and has relocated to Beaver Dam in 2019 where she has planted over 1,500 peonies with around 90 different varieties. The farm specializes in growing florist grade cut flowers for florist, Do-It-Yourself brides and the wholesale flower market. In 2021 she joined with the City of Beaver Dam to host the Art & Peony Festival.
CPS Winter Seminar Series
Seminars are free for CPS members.
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