Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
By Erin Benzakein, By Julie Chai, Photographs by Michele M. Waite
From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season. This beautiful guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year-round gives readers vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create showstopping arrangements. With irresistible photos of Erin's flower farm that showcase exquisite blooms, tips for growing in a variety of spaces and climates as well as step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands, airy centerpieces, and romantic floral décor for every season, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden informs and entices gardeners of all skill levels.
Size: 7 1/4 x 10 in
Pages: 308 pp
Erin Benzakein is a florist-farmer and founder of Floret Flower Farm. She lives, farms, and writes from her home in Washington's scenic Skagit Valley.
Julie Chai is a writer and editor, and the senior garden editor at Sunset magazine. She lives and gardens in Los Altos, California.
Michèle M. Waite is a photographer based in Bellingham, Washington.