Lisa Mason Zeigler is an author, speaker, and renowned expert on cut-flower gardening. Lisa started flower farming in 1998 and she now produces over 15,000 stems a week From April through October from her one-and-a-half acre organic cutting gardens. The flowers from her farm, The Gardener's Workshop Cut-Flower Farm, are popular among florists and upscale grocery stores and Garden Share members in the Virginia area. Her seed catalog has 20,000 subscribers. The Gardener's Workshop website is a resource and teaching center for flower gardeners.
Lisa Ziegler takes cut-flower farming to a new level -
showcasing her passion for organic gardening and inspiring home
gardeners to embrace environmentally friendly living. Her farm is
as picturesque as it is productive; its a gardening landmark in
southeastern Virginia. Her new book now allows gardeners everywhere
to share in its beauty and purpose. - Kathy Van Mullekom, author of
the nationally published gardening column "Diggin' In"
In user-friendly prose, Lisa Ziegler fills a niche too long neglected... how to grow tough annuals that actually enjoy coloring those challenging gaps between seasons. Follow her sage advice in Cool Flowers for glorious blooms, just when the neighbors are dreading their garden's gray winter snooze or last wilting days of summer. - Linda Yang, author of The City Gardener's Handbook
Where was this book when I began gardening? Goodness knows, I needed help choosing the best annuals for my garden. Being a flower farmer, Lisa Ziegler knows her hardy annuals, those that can survive winter temperatures and light up the border in spring, and the ones that still perk up the garden come the 4th of July. - Dee Nash, author of The 20-30 Something Garden Guide