Floret Farm's cut flower garden Grow, harvest & arrange stunning seasonal blooms

Erin Benzakein

Book - 2017

Welcome to the world of Floret Farm, where hundreds of flower varieties grow and thrive to produce show-stopping arrangements. Here, star flower farmer Erin Benzakein shares her insights on planting a cutting garden of your own - wherever you live. Learn the secrets to her airy and lush arrangements, including how-tos for spectacular bouquets, garlands, and wreaths to showcase your gorgeous flowers. Featuring planting, cultivating, and harvesting advice for more than 175 flower varieties along with tops to preserve their freshness from field to centerpiece, this book has everything you need to start planning your garden and the stunning arrangements that will keep your home bright and blooming year after year.--COVER.

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Subjects
Published
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books [2017]
Language
English
Main Author
Erin Benzakein (author)
Other Authors
Julie Chai (author), Michèle M. Waite (photographer)
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
308 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
ISBN
9781452145761
  • Introduction
  • Basics
  • Laying the Foundation
  • Planning & Getting Started
  • Assess & Define Your Site
  • Perform a Soil Test
  • Design Your Plot
  • Do the Math
  • Decide What to Order
  • Take Advantage of Succession Planting
  • Maximize Small Spaces
  • Digging In
  • Go Organic
  • Feed Your Soil
  • Water Well
  • Manage Weeds
  • Get Planting
  • Essential Techniques
  • Starting Seeds 101
  • Supporting Your Flowers
  • Pinching
  • Caring for Cut Flowers
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Gardening Tools
  • Florist's Toolbox
  • Spring
  • Awakening to New Possibilities
  • Spring Tasks
  • Spring Bloomers
  • Biennials
  • Daffodils
  • Delicate-Fiowered Bulbs
  • Flowering Branches
  • Hardy Annuals
  • Iceland Poppies
  • Lilacs
  • Peonies
  • Ranunculuses
  • Sweet Peas
  • Tulips
  • Spring Projects
  • Lilac Infusion
  • Spring Flower Crown
  • Sherbet Butterfly Bouquet for Mom
  • Summer
  • Welcoming the Abundance
  • Summer Tasks
  • Summer Blooms, Edibles & Foliage
  • Cosmos
  • Dahlias
  • Fragrant Leaves
  • Fruits & Foliage
  • Lilies
  • Perennials
  • Roses
  • Snapdragons
  • Tender Annuals
  • Vegetables
  • Zinnias
  • Summer Projects
  • Dahlias en Masse
  • Summer Sunset Bouquet
  • Hand-Tied Market Bouquet
  • Autumn
  • Completing the Harvest & Putting the Garden to Bed
  • Autumn Tasks
  • Autumn Blooms, Edibles & Textural Stems
  • Black-Eyed Susans
  • Cabbages & Kales
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Fruiting Branches
  • Grains & Pods
  • Ornamental Grasses
  • Perennials
  • Pumpkins, Squash & Gourds
  • Sunflowers
  • Vines
  • Autumn Projects
  • Autumnal Wreath
  • Dutch Still Life
  • Vincent van Gogh
  • Winter
  • Settling into Winter Stillness
  • Winter Tasks
  • Winter Berries, Blooms & Foliage
  • Amaryllises
  • Berries & Blooms
  • Branches for Winter Forcing
  • Evergreen Cuts
  • Hellebores
  • Paperwhite Narcissuses
  • Winter Projects
  • Welcoming Wreath
  • Indoor Garden
  • Lush Garland
  • Resources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index