Garden Bouquets and Beyond: Creating Wreaths, Garlands, and More in Every Garden Season

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Rodale Books, Feb 2, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
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Suzy Bales sums up garden arrangements like this: "Life is best lived in sync with the seasons." She brings a new angle to four-season garden bouquets—gather the blooms, but don’t overlook the leaves, branches, and vines you find in the off-season. Her fresh-from-the-garden arrangements celebrate the ever-changing landscape and feature unique combinations of flowers and foliage for floral creations in every style.

Lifelong gardener and lifestyle writer Bales also takes on the role as inspirational designer to educate gardeners about the latest research on conditioning individual garden flowers, how to care for them immediately after cutting, and the length of time they can be expected to last. Garden Bouquets and Beyond: Creating Wreaths, Garlands, and More in Every Garden Season has compiled complete instructions for prolonging the bloom.

 

 

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Great book full of wonderful ideas!

User Review  - sweetpea407 - Borders

Flower arranging ideas for all seasons! What a great idea. So glad I bought this book I had to buy another one to give as a gift. Makes a wonderful reference book and full of inspiring ideas. Read full review

Awesome Book...

User Review  - bonjoy - Overstock.com

... more than what I expected. Beautiful ideas that are realistically useful. I will be grabbing this even to decorate my interior. Many color combinations I wouldn't have dreamed of. As usual, Overstock had prompt shipping and excellent packaging. ... Read full review

Contents

PART i
12
PART 2
152
Sources
206
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About the author (2010)

SUZY BALES is the author of 14 books and countless articles on gardening.

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