Set Of Three Books
From Abies to Zea, this book contains simple, straightforward advice on how to select, care for and use both commercially grown and garden grown foliages. It is invaluable to florists, floristry students, flower arrangers and anyone who loves flowers.
It features over 140 foliages with information on availability, conditioning, vase life and it's uses in design and wedding work.
This unique publication is packed with straight forward information on how to care and condition over fresh cut flowers both at the florists shop and in the home. Florists, floristry students, flowers arrangers, brides indeed anyone who enjoys having flowers in the home will find this book invaluable. Filled with easy to follow care instructions, flower availability, colour range and vase life there are also tips on simple arranging plus their suitability for wedding work. Printed in paperback in a convenient A5 size and spiral bound for easy use this book has been specifically designed to fit into a college bag or workbox. An indispensable flower guide you'll not want to be without!
‘Houseplants A practical guide to their selection and care’
Following on from the Cut Flowers and Cut Foliage titles, Su Whale has laid out in the same easy to use way this houseplant book.
It features over 120 of the most popular green and flowering plants, Succulents, Cacti, Orchids and Bromeliads.
Arranged in alphabetical order of botanical names (with an index of common names at the back) each plant is photographed in full colour with comprehensive instructions on watering, light and temperature requirements, feeding, winter care and how to identify and deal with any problems.
To help the houseplant novice there are tips on houseplant care basics, followed by more detailed information on Bromeliads, Cacti, Ferns, Orchids, Palms and Succulents. There is advice on how to care for mixed planted designs, indoor bulbs and terrariums, plus a brief guide to composts and repotting. Two pages are devoted to the most common pests and diseases and there is a full glossary of botanical terms.
For the horticultural student, plant families and genus are included on each page, and the houseplants selected cover 95% of the current City & Guilds syllabus.