Constance Spry Creative Ideas in Floristry and Flower Arranging

Constance Spry Creative Ideas in Floristry and Flower Arranging

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This is a guide covering all aspects of floristry and flower arranging. It is aimed at both the professional florist and the amateur flower arranger and includes information on the growing and propagation of plants, arranging techniques and flowers for special occasions.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 193.04 x 246.38 x 22.86mm | 771.1g
  • PAVILION BOOKS
  • Batsford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 32 colour photographs, 50 line drawings
  • 0747026122
  • 9780747026129

Table of contents

Part 1 Growing plants for decoration: plant propagation; containers for plants; window boxes and patios; pot plants; a guide to plants for house decoration. Part 2 Fresh flowers for the home: the individual touch; backgrounds and room interiors; cutting and preparation; vase contents; holding flowers in position; flower tubes. Part 3 Wires and wiring: types of wire; wiring techniques; flowers for wiring. Part 4 Dried and artificial flowers: dried flowers; artificial flowers; artificial decorations. Part 5 Flowers for special occasions: planning and procedures; church flowers; weddings; flowers for Christmas; the flower festival; funeral flowers; Royal events. Part 6 Guidelines for the professional florist: shop orders; presentation bouquets; window dressing; planning and setting up a demonstration of floristry.show more