Growing And Arranging Garden Flowers
Author: Sarah Raven
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Limited
Perfect for everyone who loves flowers and wants to fill the house with color and scent. This practical and inspirational book shows how to create glorious flower arrangements throughout the year using flowers and foliage that can be grown in your own garden.
Author: Sarah Raven
Publisher: Random House
Grow Your Own CUT FLOWERS distils everything Sarah Raven has learnt in five years of testing and cultivating the best possible cut flowers for growing at home. If you want to grow your own cut flowers, there could be no better guide in the world. The book ties-in with an eight-part five-minute mini-series on Gardeners World in spring 2002. Grow Your Own CUT FLOWERS is for the flower arranger who wants to grow their own flowers, but has never gardened before, and for the gardener who knows how to grow their own flowers, but wants ideas to fill a house with their harvest. It demystifies the world of floristry, giving away all the insiders' tips on sowing seed, conditioning flowers and making simple, but stylish arrangements a tied bunch, a large vase, a table centre and more elaborate party flowers. No alarming terms, complex procedures or slabs of wordy text here Grow Your Own Cut Flowers is written more like a cookery book with recipes than a traditional gardening book. Illustrated with over 250 striking colour photographs by Jonathan Buckley, Grow Your Own Cut Flowers is stylish and inspirational as well as practical and accessible. THE AUTHOR WILL UNDERTAKE TO AMERICANIZE THE TEXT FOR ANY CO-EDITIONS.
Plants for Gorgeous Bouquets All Year Long
Author: Rob Proctor
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Provides details on more than five hundred of the best flowers for cutting and arranging and includes tips on forcing, cutting, drying, and conditioning flowers.
Author: Anne Moyer Halpin,Betty Mackey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Provides illustrations and information on cultivation, color, and ease of growth for flowers that will bloom all season
Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
Author: Erin Benzakein
Publisher: Chronicle Books
#1 Amazon Best Seller — Welcome to the farm! The Cut Flower Garden: Erin Benzakein is a florist-farmer, leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement, and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm in Washington's lush Skagit Valley. A stunning flower book: This beautiful guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year-round provides readers with vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create show-stopping arrangements. Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season. Find inspiration in this lush flower book: Irresistible photos of Erin's flower farm that showcase exquisite blooms Tips for growing in a variety of spaces and climates Step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands, airy centerpieces, and romantic floral décor for every season If you liked Paris in Bloom, you'll love Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden.
Growing and Using Your Own Cut Flowers
Author: Linda Beutler
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
An accomplished gardener and florist, Linda Beutler offers unique insights into creating inspired floral arrangements and growing the plants that go into them. Creative uses for plants in your garden; techniques for harvesting and preparing cut flowers; "bouquet basics"; and arrangements for special occasions are included, with detailed descriptions of more than 200 outstanding plants.
An A to Z of All Things Floral
Author: Anna Day,Ellie Jauncey
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Anna Day and Ellie Jauncey are not your average florists. Friends first and business partners later, they formed The Flower Appreciation Society when they realised they shared a love of all things floral and a frustration with the formal arrangements preferred by many traditional florists. The bouquets and accessories they create in their London studio are relaxed, natural and breathtakingly beautiful - and packed full of seasonal blooms from local markets. In this, their first book, they will take readers on incredible, meandering journey through an A to Z of blooms - from Anemones to Zinnias and everything in between. If you're a bride-to-be doing your own wedding flowers or have ever wondered why your tulips just won't stand up straight, The Flower Appreciation Society has all the tips, tricks and wonderfully creative ideas you could ask for. Includes: Anemones and Appreciation, Bouquets and Bees, Colours and Corsages, Delphiniums and Daisies, Edible flowers and Events, Foliage and Forget-me-Nots, Garlands and Gardens, Headbands and Hydrangea, Insects and Irises, Jasmine and Jam jars, Kit and Kitsch, Lily-of-the-Valley and Latin names, Mother's Day and Markets, Narcissus and Nature, Old wives' tales and Orchids, Peonies and Posies, Quick tips and Questions, Roses and Romance, Scents and Seasonality, Tulips and Thyme, Urban legends and Unloved blooms, Vases and Valentines, Weddings and Wild flowers . . . And Xylem, Yarrow and Zinnia
Die besten Anbautipps und die schönsten Gestaltungsideen fürs ganze Jahr. Für Balkon, Beet und Blumengarten
Author: Margrit De Colle
Publisher: Löwenzahn Verlag
HOLEN SIE SICH BUNTE FREUDE INS HAUS - MIT BIO-BLUMEN AUS DEM EIGENEN GARTEN! Sie möchten Ihr Zuhause mit frischen Blumen schmücken, Freunden eine Freude bereiten oder Feste mit saisonaler Blütenpracht besonders schön gestalten? Die Slow-Flower-Expertin Margrit De Colle zeigt in ihrem Handbuch mit viel Leidenschaft und bodenständigem Knowhow, wie Sie mit guter Planung und den richtigen Tipps das ganze Jahr hindurch die farbenprächtigsten Blüten vor Ihrer Haustüre ernten können. ANLEITUNGEN FÜR BALKON, GARTEN UND BLUMENFELD & TOLLE IDEEN FÜR IHRE BLUMENDEKORATION Ob im Topf auf dem Balkon, einer kleinen Fläche im Gemüsebeet oder in einem großzügigen Blumenfeld - ausführlich beschreibt die Gartenexpertin, was im Jahreskreislauf zu tun und worauf bei Sortenauswahl, Aussaat, Düngung, Pflege und Standort besonders zu achten ist. Leicht verständlich erklärt sie die wichtigsten Kriterien für gute Schnittblumen und stellt zahlreiche heimische Sorten ganz genau vor. In einem praxisnahen 1 x 1 der Floristik verrät sie außerdem, wie sich Blumen, Gräser und Zweige am besten arrangieren lassen - von üppigen Sommerblumensträußen bis hin zu herbstlichen Kränzen und wunderschönen Tischdekorationen. Lassen Sie sich inspirieren und verzaubern - und füllen Sie Ihr Haus das ganze Jahr über mit den prächtigsten Farben und himmlischsten Düften Ihrer Lieblingsblumen! - das umfassende Handbuch für Gartenneulinge und Profis - nachhaltige, saisonale und frische Blumen anbauen, schneiden und arrangieren - vom Vorfrühling bis in den Winter - zahlreiche praxiserprobte Pflegetipps - für gesunde und schöne Blumen - Wissenswertes zu Trockenblumen und essbaren Blüten - alles über Bewässerung, Kompost, Gründüngung und Mulch - genaue Anleitungen zum Binden von natürlichen Blumensträußen, Kränzen und Arrangements - über 500 wunderschöne Farbfotos
Buying, Growing, Cutting, Arranging - A Beautiful Reference Guide to Selecting and Caring for the Best from Florist and Garden
Author: Cecelia Heffernan
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
A guide to buying, cultivating, caring for, cutting, and arranging flowers with information on flower varieties, vase life, color, and scent.
How to Select, Grow & Enjoy
Author: Pamela Harper,Fred McGourty
Discusses the various ways of using perennials and offers advice on the care of more than 250 perennial plants
Author: Sarah Raven
This diary combines Sarah Raven's expertise in growing and arranging cutlowers with Pia Tryde's photographs. The spreads show plant portraits of theerfect flowers to grow in a cutting garden and inspirational arrangements ofibrant home-grown flowers and foliage.;Informative captions explain how toreate wonderful contemporary arrangements at home, celebrating each seasonf the year with the best cut flowers from your garden.;Presented in weeklypreads, each with a full-page photograph, the diary includes national andeligious holidays as well as astronomical information and a three-yearalendar.
An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers
Author: Lynn Byczynski
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
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.
Growing & Arranging Flowers
Author: Outlet Book Company Staff,Pamela Thomas
Category: Technology & Engineering
Provides step-by-step instruction for planting, growing, and harvesting flowers, and then demonstrates how best to use them in the home
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.