Author: Vanessa Gilbert

Publisher: Jo Jarvis

ISBN: 9780955304309

Category: Floristry

Page: 190

View: 6485

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Author: Alan Titchmarsh

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448141583

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 8982

We all enjoy having fresh flowers in the home, but they can sometimes be costly and the range is often limited. In this inspiring guide, Alan Titchmarsh shows how to grow a vibrant selection of plants to use in arrangements: flowers of many shapes, sizes and colours, and foliage, berries and seedheads too. With a little planning, you can have something beautiful in your home every day of the year. * A–Z directory of Alan’s recommended plants for cutting * Ideas for arrangements and planting plans for cutting plots * Tips on choosing the right plants for your garden * Expert advice on cutting and preparing flowers and foliage * Seasonal recommendations and ideas for special occasions
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Author: Barbara Coates

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780864175458

Category: Gardening

Page: 92

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Practical advice for florists, gardeners and commercial cut flower growers, covering soil preparation, combating pests and diseases, preserving cut flowers, marketing and exporting. Includes lists of popular and lesser known exotic and native flowers and foliage. Indexed. The author has written two previous books, 'Flower Arranging Australian Natives' and 'Flowering Arranging for Weddings'. She currently grows and markets her own cut flowers and foliage.
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Author: Norah T. Hunter

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285414500

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 8921

Since its first appearance, The Art of Floral Design has become the definitive standard in teaching design techniques. In-depth and illustrated in full color, it offers comprehensive information on the principles and mechanics of flower arranging, basic flower anatomy, and arrangement styles for all occasions. This well-written text combines theory and practice to familiarize readers with the basics and guide them through more advanced floral techniques. This book is sure to remain on your reference shelf throughout your career in floral design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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How to Produce and Use Branches for Flowers, Fruit, and Foliage

Author: Lane Greer,John M. Dole

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 0881928925

Category: Gardening

Page: 512

View: 6718

Explains how to select, cultivate, and handle a variety of popular woody stem plants, with detailed profiles of one hundred genera used for cut stems, with information on key characteristics and applications, production guidelines, and tips on techniques including pruning, forcing, and coppicing.
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A Reference to Cut Flowers and Foliages

Author: Pat Diehl Scace

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766815728

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 264

View: 3554

This comprehensive resource serves as a pictorial guide to over 500 different types of cut flowers, foliage, and dried materials for all levels of floral designers. It offers a complete guide to the botanical and common names, pronunciation, family name and related flowers, colors and availability, and the unique properties of each flower. This valuable guide includes information from such sources as the Holland Flower Council, California Cut Flower Commission, and the Society of American Florists. This beautiful full-color flower guide will inspire creativity in all designers who use flowers as a medium.ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENT:Image Library (ISBN# 0-7668-1573-0).Call Customer Support to Order.
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Step-by-step Instructions for Everyday Designs

Author: Teresa P. Lanker

Publisher: Florists' Review

ISBN: 9780971486089

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 159

View: 9839

Advance your basic skills or offer valuable training to apprentice designers with our latest volume, which is filled with techniques and how-to's to inspire you and help you excel at the art of flower arranging. Industry veteran Teresa P. Lanker, who for more than 20 years has taught floral design and marketing at The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, shares her expertise as author of this definitive guide. The design methods featured have proven especially successful among floral design students with little or no expertise. Flower recipes and step-by-step instructions walk you through the basics, and variations show you how to expand on your knowledge with more advanced designs. We've also included entire chapters on proper packaging of flowers, working with balloons and creating a perfect commercial display. A comprehensive flower glossary and care and handling appendix help you choose and condition flowers for optimal use. With more than 500 photos, this book leads you through every step in the process with easy-to-follow how-to's. Learn the tips and tricks of the floral trade, and master the fundamentals of floral design, all while working through the lessons at your own pace.
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An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, 2nd Edition

Author: Lynn Byczynski

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 160358076X

Category: Gardening

Page: 284

View: 6132

The domestic cut flower business has experienced a renaissance in the past decade, thanks in large part to the first edition of The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower’s Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, which helped thousands of small growers start successful businesses. This newly expanded and thoroughly revised edition will be equally as influential for novices and experienced growers alike. With the cut flower business growing at record rates, demand is at all time highs, challenging growers to take advantage of new techniques to prolong the harvest. New sections on utilizing greenhouses, recommendations for flower cultivars, and post harvest handling growers throughout all of North America will help improve their bottom line. Also updated is the acclaimed resource directory, complete with sources of seeds, plants and supplies, and expert information on organic production under the National Organic Program. For the beginner and backyard gardener, there is an extensive section on the basics—variety selection, soil preparation, planting, cultivation, harvest, and floral design. For the commercial grower, The Flower Farmer includes information about larger-scale production, plus advice about selling to florists, wholesalers, supermarkets, brides, at farmers markets, and more. Also includes revised profiles of successful growers offering behind-the-scenes insight into the operation of some of the cutting edge flower farmers in the country. Because of the extensive revisions and enhanced content, this new edition of The Flower Farmer is essential reading for those already in the flower business, as well as those who dream of growing flowers for enjoyment or profit.
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a step-by-step guide to decorating your home with flowers

Author: Mary Newnes

Publisher: E P Dutton

ISBN: 9780525244103

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 5971

Shows fifty-four flower arrangements, lists containers, equipment, foliage, and flowers for each grouping, and provides step-by-step instructions
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Author: Rod Jones

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 9780643066311

Category: Science

Page: 191

View: 3974

Shows florists and growers how to make cut flowers last longer.
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How to Grow and Use the Fragrant Herb

Author: Ellen Spector Platt

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811743276

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 7862

New full-color photos. Growing and using in the garden. Instructions for a variety of crafts and potpourris plus recipes for entrees, sides, and pastries.
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Author: Peter Henderson

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 1429012919

Category: Gardening

Page: 340

View: 9203

""Peter Henderson's 1892 comprehensive guide covers the growing of all manner of florist-quality plants, for both amateur and professional gardeners, and includes advice on how to become a florist.""
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Author: The National Gardening Association,Bob Beckstrom,Karan Davis Cutler,Kathleen Fisher,Phillip Giroux,Judy Glattstein,Michael MacCaskey,Bill Marken,Charlie Nardozzi,Sally Roth,Marcia Tatroe,Lance Walheim,Ann Whitman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118053168

Category: Gardening

Page: 744

View: 5836

"God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures." --Sir Francis Bacon National surveys show that gardening has become the most popular, least exclusive hobby nationwide. From the balconies of Manhattan to the patios of Malibu to the backyards of Chicago, anybody with a few square feet of earth is doing their best to make their little corner of the world more gracious and beautiful. And the best thing is, you really don't have to be born with a green thumb to give life to a glorious garden. Anybody can do it with a little coaching. Which is where Gardening All-in-One For Dummies comes in. Puzzled by pruning? Baffled by bulbs? Can't tell a hosta from a hyacinth? Don’t worry! This all-in-one reference delivers the know-how you need to transform your little patch of the outdoors into a blooming paradise. Drawing upon the expertise of the National Gardening Association, it gets you up to speed on: Basic gardening skills—from understanding your microclimate to using gardening tools to managing pests and common plant diseases How to design, plan and build a garden landscape that reflects your unique sense of style Selecting, planting and maintaining stunning roses Building a raised bed for your perennials and making them bloom in any climate Choose, grow and maintain annuals From amaryllis to spider dahlias to wood tulips—coaxing beauty from homely bulbs Enjoying nature’s bounty by growing you own vegetables and herbs A veritable encyclopedia of gardening, this Gardening All-in-One For Dummies is an indispensable resource for novices and experienced gardeners alike. It brings together between the covers of a single volume seven great books covering: Gardening Basics Garden Design Roses Perennials Annuals Bulbs Vegetables and Herbs Your one-step guide to a beautiful garden, Gardening All-in-One For Dummies shows you how to experience the “purest of human pleasures” in your own backyard.
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Inspired florals for home, gifts and gatherings

Author: Florence Kennedy

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1911595326

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 8338

Florence Kennedy offers a unique, modern approach to flower arranging: Breaking away from the stiff structure and formality of traditional floral displays, her floristry style is practical, accessible and achievable. In Flowers for Everyday Living, Florence shows how to create stylish flower arrangements at home. Divided into four main chapters – Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter – the projects are inspired by the comely joys of home, friendship and family gatherings, and are all constructed using seasonal flowers and foliage. Explained step-by-step, the easy-to-follow projects range from simple hand-tied bouquets and vase arrangements, to floral chandeliers, wedding decorations and festive garlands and wreaths. All the core skills are covered, from sourcing your blooms, choosing your hues, working with wire and floral foam and conditioning both flowers and foliage. Florence's stylish collection of seasonally inspired projects and hard-earned know-how will help complete beginners, flower enthusiasts and florists looking for new ideas. Flowers for Everyday Living is the must-have book for anyone who loves having flowers in their home and revels in sharing them with others.
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Author: Mary Jane Vaughan

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 9780881924121

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 145

View: 2877

An essential reference for amateur and professional flower arrangers and florists, The Complete Book of Cut Flower Care lists nearly 250 types of flowers and foliage grown throughout the world for cutting. Each plant type featured in the book is illustrated, with detailed descriptions providing information on time of availability, expected vase life, and care requirements. The author discusses such important topics as the methods of commercial distribution of flowers, common problems to avoid, and the use of dried flowers. Armed with this book, professionals and home consumers will have all the information they need to bring out the best from their flowers.
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a first textbook for student flower designers

Author: Rona Coleman

Publisher: N.A


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 6808

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