Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Flowers and Foliage for Cutting

Author: Alan Titchmarsh

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448141583

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 6777


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

The Art of Floral Design

Author: Norah T. Hunter

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285414500

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 1578


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.

The Book of Fresh Flowers

A Complete Guide to Selecting & Arranging

Author: Malcolm Hillier

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671666673

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 6206


A comprehensive guide to creating flower arrangements, with suggestions on how to grow and buy the best flowers, as well as the techniques of the professionals

Arranging Flowers

Author: Show Me How Limited

Publisher: Show Me How DVD Books

ISBN: 1847640044

Category: Flower arrangement

Page: 64

View: 8051


This detailed introduction to flower arranging shows even a complete novice how to create eye-catching designs to suit different sorts of flowers and settings. Demonstrated by award-winning experts, it is full of practical hints and tips, as well as complete projects and beautiful design ideas.

Commercial Floristry

Designs and Techniques

Author: Sandra Adcock

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975348

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 1877


This lavish book covers the full range of commercial techniques for the florist. It introduces basic terms and equipment, advises on conditioning and care of fresh materials, and explains the elements and principles of design. Examining various celebrations and occasions, it demonstrates classic and contemporary designs with step-by-step instructions and over 600 full-colour photographs.Topics covered include: Wedding designs - wired, tied, glued, foam holders; designs for both carrying and wearing. Tied designs - mixed flowers, modern textured, gift wrapping, aqua packaging, and designs made with frames and pre-bought frames. Funeral designs - tied, environmental, formal-based designs, loose open designs in a variety of foam frame shapes. Arrangements for traditional and modern designs - symmetrical and asymmetrical, parallel and using colour foam, in a range of containers and baskets. Function decorating - both venue and place of worship designs. Seasonal designs - Easter, Hallowe'en and Christmas. This inspiring book is based on current floristry training programmes that support students and working florists alike.Covers the full range of commercial techniques for the florist and gives advice on buying and storing flowers, design and colour and transporting displays.Demonstrates how to create a wide range of floral designs with step-by-step instructions.Lavishly illustrated with approximately 600 colour photographs.Sandra Adcock is a qualified teacher, a holder of the Society of Floristry's National Diploma in floristry and a fellow of the British Florist Association.