Author(s): COLEMAN RONA
Floristry is the art of wiring and designing with flowers and foliage. This book is a practical guide to the art, designed to appeal to both the professional florist and to enthusiastic flower arrangers. The main body of this text consists of a season by season guide giving advice on the availability of materials and suggesting ideas for special occasions that occur during the relevant month. There are also notes on the design and construction of bridal flowers and sympathy tributes. All essentials of the craft are covered, including information on how to choose plants, conditioning and caring for flowers, wiring and other techniques, and hints on how to buy flowers, both wholesale and retail.
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The florist's shop; floristry equipment; conditioning the flowers; wiring methods; design and colour; flowers for spring designs; wild flowers; special occasions in spring; weddings; flowers for summer designs; flowers as gifts; summer weddings; flowers for autumn designs; imported exotics; spcial occasions in autumn; sympathy flowers; flowers for winter designs; special occasions in winter; dried flowers; green and flowering plants.