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Picking the perfect peonies the top. "The feel of bud is the only thing indicating it is going to be harvesting time," said peony grower Wayne Floyd. "It's a little unnerving when you are not experienced like we are." Floyd runs Cool Cache Farms LLC in Kenai...
Export program makes the final cut

...established exporters based on the Kenai Peninsula, said Kenai Peninsula Farm Bureau Executive Director Amy Seitz. Wayne Floyd, who runs Cool Cache Farms in Kenai with his wife Patti Floyd, is a peony producer out of Kenai and member of the...
Wedding Show

...Peninsula's unique growing season is perfect for Peony cultivation, with blooms ready to ship July through September," said Wayne Floyd of Cool Cache Farms in Nikiski who donned a peony pink vest for the Wedding Show. For a list of all the vendors at...
'Weird winters' a challenge for peony growers

...Peony Market Cooperative offer support and resources to the swelling number of operations popping up around the state. Wayne Floyd, who runs Cool Cache Farms in Kenai with his wife Patti Floyd, is a member of the association, and one of 11 operations...
Too early to answer: Nikiski residents have questions about proposed LNG plant

...seems logical." Nelson said he wanted to follow up with Riddall after the meeting to further discuss the situation. Wayne Floyd said his property, where he and his wife Patti Floyd are developing a peony farm, will likely border the proposed...
School briefs

...visual arts; and Telon Fallon, literature. Please join us to celebrate the retirement of teachers Sherry Matson and Wayne Floyd. Together they have dedicated over 53 years to our children! The celebration will take place in the NNS library on...
School briefs the office at 776-2600. A retirement party is planned for Thursday in the NNS library for Sherry Matson and Wayne Floyd. The celebration will begin at 3:45 p.m. The public is invited to attend and share memories of these teachers...
Area peony farmers see blooming potential

...temperatures can drop to 20 degrees below. "Out of the darkness of Alaska comes the bright brilliance of the peonies," said Wayne Floyd, laughing and throwing his arms up. Floyd, co-owner of Cool Cache Farms, said he is excited. In September he...
Changing hearts, minds: First graduate of new program re-enters society

...Bible study recently, Sonny was the only one who crossed himself during prayers. Seven men sat around the table while Wayne Floyd, a volunteer who lives in Nikiski, led the session. He was talking about temptation. "Don't set foot on the path...
Around the District

...guitar pickers group formed during concert rehearsals and will accompany the song "Five Hundred Miles" on guitar. Wayne Floyd, fifth-grade teacher, and Brian Zinck, third-grade teacher, also will accompany on guitar, and Ann Krogseng...


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