Everyone loves fresh flowers, and this book presents the finest details on over 200 different flowers: how to grow them, how to cut them, how to care for them, and how to preserve them. There are even sections on flower arranging and in fact the book is filled to the brim with all kinds of information that deals with every imaginable aspect of fresh cut flowers. Filled with illustrations and magnificent colour pictures, new ideas about fresh cut flowers, how to (or not to) handle them, explanations, ideas, the history of fresh cut flowers… this is a must have for amateur floral arrangers, garden buffs, students of floristry, florists, in fact for everyone who loves their garden and fresh flowers! It is also an informative resource for florists in training, brides who are planning their wedding flowers, and anyone who likes floral arrangements.
Gregory Milner is considered to be one of Australia’s most respected and admired florists and educators. A third generation floristry expert, he has spent his working life teaching others about the joy of flowers. Today he is the principal of the nationally accredited RTO, Marjorie Milner College. Gregory is a past Chairman of Interflora Victoria/Tasmania and RMIT, and was inducted into the Floristry Hall of Fame in 1999.