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The Flower Book

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Published: 07 Feb 2017

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The Flower Book explores 60 flowers, bloom-by-bloom in stunning portraiture. Lush macrophotography allows readers to see the details of each featured flower up close, from the amaryllis in spring, snapdragon in summer, and dahlia in fall to tropical wonders such as orchids and more.

Intimate portraits of each flower include quick-reference profiles with tips for choosing the best blooms, care for cut stems, arranging recommendations, colors, shapes, and even growing tips to transform the home, from yard to tabletop.

Gorgeous photographs throughout spotlight 30 sample floral arrangements that show how to design and build custom floral arrangements using featured blooms. Plus, a step-by-step techniques section walks beginners through the basics of foliage and fillers, bouquets, and arrangements to make this book as practical as it is beautiful.

The Flower Book celebrates all the wonderful qualities of flowers-their sheer beauty, infinite variety, and power to evoke admiration-bloom by exquisite bloom.

Author Bio:

Rachel Siegfried set up her flower farm Green & Gorgeous in 2008 and has been running it ever since. Located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Green & Gorgeous provides a local, seasonal, and natural alternative to more commercial suppliers. There she and her partner Ashley grow seasonal flowers that she arranges for weddings and special events. They also run floristry and gardening courses for enthusiasts and professionals. Rachel imparts her distinctive, natural style on all of her arrangements, and considers her work an expression of her love for flowers.

ISBN: 9781465445483 Pages: 224
Size: 250.825 x 301.625mm

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The Flower Book explores 60 flowers, bloom-by-bloom in stunning portraiture. Lush macrophotography allows readers to see the details of each featured flower up close, from the amaryllis in spring, snapdragon in summer, and dahlia in fall to tropical wonders such as orchids and more.

Intimate portraits of each flower include quick-reference profiles with tips for choosing the best blooms, care for cut stems, arranging recommendations, colors, shapes, and even growing tips to transform the home, from yard to tabletop.

Gorgeous photographs throughout spotlight 30 sample floral arrangements that show how to design and build custom floral arrangements using featured blooms. Plus, a step-by-step techniques section walks beginners through the basics of foliage and fillers, bouquets, and arrangements to make this book as practical as it is beautiful.

The Flower Book celebrates all the wonderful qualities of flowers-their sheer beauty, infinite variety, and power to evoke admiration-bloom by exquisite bloom.

Author Bio:

Rachel Siegfried set up her flower farm Green & Gorgeous in 2008 and has been running it ever since. Located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Green & Gorgeous provides a local, seasonal, and natural alternative to more commercial suppliers. There she and her partner Ashley grow seasonal flowers that she arranges for weddings and special events. They also run floristry and gardening courses for enthusiasts and professionals. Rachel imparts her distinctive, natural style on all of her arrangements, and considers her work an expression of her love for flowers.

ISBN: 9781465445483 Pages: 224
Size: 250.825 x 301.625mm

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