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From the Author of A Year in Flowers, a New York Times bestseller.
A stunning guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous dahlia blooms from celebrated farmer-florist and New York Times bestselling author Erin Benzakein, founder of Floret Flower Farm.
World-renowned flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets to growing, cultivating, and arranging gorgeous dahlias. These coveted floral treasures come in a dazzling range of colors, sizes, and forms, with enough variety for virtually every garden space and personal preference, making them one of the most beloved flowers for arrangements.
In these pages, readers will discover:
- Expert advice for planting, harvesting, and arranging garden-fresh dahlias
- A simple-to-follow overview of the dahlia classification system
- An A–Z guide with photos and descriptions of more than 350 varieties
- Step-by-step how-to’s for designing show-stopping dahlia bouquets that elevate any occasion
Expert Author: Erin Benzakein’s gorgeous flowers, are celebrated throughout the world. Her book Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers was a New York Times bestseller and her first book, Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden, won the American Horticultural Society Book Award.
Filled with Wisdom: Overflowing with hundreds of lush photographs and invaluable advice, DISCOVERING DAHLIAS is an essential resource for gardeners and a must-have for anyone who loves flowers, including flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, florists, small farmers, stylists, and designers.
Beautiful Present: This book is a thoughtful gift for nature lovers, flower enthusiasts, and gardeners. The colorful, flower-forward package pairs perfectly with a bouquet of flowers, seeds, or a vase.
"Each paper product was created with the hopes of inspiring flower lovers to grow the garden of their dreams." - Floret Farm
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Condition : NEW
Hardcover Book: 224 pages of how-to | approx. 500 Full colour photos
Author: Erin Benzakein (Jill Jorgensen/Julie Chai/Photographer Chris Benzakein)
Publisher: Chronicle Books (18th March 2021)
Dimensions: 18.4 x 25.4 x 21.6 cm
Ethical check: Paper/card, Sent local, Eco packaging
About the Author
Erin Benzakein is a world-renowned 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 Homes & Gardens, Martha Stewart, Living, Sunset, Country Living, Organic Life, Magnolia Journal The New York times and more.
She farms, designs, writes and lives from her home in Mt Vernon, Washington's scenic Skagit Valley, with her husband, Chris, and their 2 children.
- Erin's First Book, Cut Flower Garden, Received Winner of the American Horticulture Society Book Award.
- Erin's second Book, A Year in Flowers, was a New York Times bestseller.
Jill Jorgensen is the Creative Director at Floret, where she oversees all new product and content creation while helping bring fresh ideas to life. She has a rich background in writing, floral design, and event planning.
Julie Chai is a gardening writer and editor. She has been featured by Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes & Gardens, the San Francisco Chronicle, Gardenista, HGTV, and Sunset Magazine, where she was the senior garden editor.
Chris Benzakein is the photographer behind the vibrant floral images for Floret Farm’s Discovering Dahlias and Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers. In addition to managing the day-to-day at the Farm, Chris is constantly documenting the brilliant beauty of the farm’s flowers through his camera lens. Chris lives in Mount Vernon, Washington, where he farms alongside his wife Erin and their two children.
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