Cut Flower Garden - Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
*Winner of the 2018 American Horticulture Society, Book Award.
Welcome to the glorious world of Floret Farm, where hundreds of flower varieties grow and thrive to produce show-stopping arrangements. Here, star flower farmer Erin Benzakein shares her insights on planting a cutting garden of your own - wherever you live.
Learn the secrets to her airy and lush arrangements, including how-tos for spectacular bouquets, garlands, and wreaths to show case your gorgeous flowers.
Featuring planting, cultivating, and harvesting advice: for more than 175 flower varieties along with tips to preserve their freshness from fields to centre piece, this book has everything you need to start planning your garden and the stunning arrangements that will keep your home bright and blooming year after year.
A stunning flower book: This beautiful gardening book and 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 and cut flowers to create show-stopping arrangements. It makes a beautiful gift for any occasion, for friends, loved ones and gardening lovers alike!
Equal parts instruction and inspiration - a flower gardening book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breath-taking arrangements organised by season. Find inspiration in this beautiful flower book. A gardening book for Beginners, Floral Design and Flower Arranging:-
- 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 centrepieces, and romantic florist design and décor for every season.
Condition : NEW Item
Hardcover Book: 200 Halftones& Colour, 308 pages of ‘how-to’
Author: Erin Benzakein with Julie Chai / Photographer Michele M. Waite
Publisher: Chronicle Books, 13 Mar 2017, San Francisco, United States
Dimensions: 19 x 2.9 x 26.2 cm
Ethical check: Paper/card, Sent local, Eco packaging
About the Author
Erin Benzakein is a florist-farmer and founder of Floret Flower Farm and is known for her lush, vibrant, romantic floral designs. She pushes the limits of what can be used in bouquets, which led to her winning the Martha Stewart American Made award for Floral and Event Design. Also, a winner of Better Homes & Gardens blogger award. Erin trials an enormous selection of unique varieties each season on her small-scale, high-intensity farm, and her work has been featured in numerous books, websites, and magazines including Matha Stuart, Living, Sunset, Country Living, Organic Life, and more.
She farms, designs, writes and lives from her home in Mt Vernon, Washington's scenic Skagit Valley, with her husband and 2 children.
Her second book A Year In Flowers made the coveted New York Times Bestseller List, making #6 in the Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous category.
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