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Are You a Good Fit for Floristry?
Are You a Good Fit for Floristry?
Working with flowers appeals to a wide range of people, but not everyone is suited to a career in floristry. This questionnaire helps readers determine if their skills…...
Arranging Flowers in a Vase
Arranging Flowers in a Vase
Add instant glamour and style to any room with a simple vase of flowers....
Choosing Vases
Choosing Vases
Your flowers should always complement or contrast with a vase - never clash!...
Create Longer Lasting Floral Displays
Create Longer Lasting Floral Displays
Achieve longer lasting floral displays by following the three Cs of flower arranging: choosing the flowers, conditioning the flowers, and containing moisture for the…...
Creating a Basic Bouquet
Creating a Basic Bouquet
Bouquets are fairly simple and quick to make once you've mastered the technique. Practice makes perfect!...
Finishing Touches for a Floral Arrangement
Finishing Touches for a Floral Arrangement
What makes a finishing touch is very subjective but it should make your work stand out from everybody elses....
Flower Arranging: Colours and Meanings
Flower Arranging: Colours and Meanings
Creating a flower arrangement depends on a harmony of colours and scents, but the colours of the flowers also convey strong messages....
Growing Fresh Herbs
Growing Fresh Herbs
Herb pots make a great addition to any florist's stock. Adding extra instructions on containers, soil, watering and uses for fresh herbs will help customers feel more…...
How to Create a Floral Head Dress
How to Create a Floral Head Dress
Floral head dresses allow women to add flowers to their outfits without having to sacrifice their clothing or a free pair of hands. Carlands, combs, clips and…...
Keeping Flowers Fresher for Longer
Keeping Flowers Fresher for Longer
Once flowers are cut they have a limited lifespan to remain fresh and pretty. There are some things that can be done to extend the life of cut flowers, however.…...
Stylish Flowers for the Home
Stylish Flowers for the Home
Flowers are only stylish if used stylishly. Think about how you create a display and if it suits its surroundings...
Use Inspiration from a Flower Show
Use Inspiration from a Flower Show
Flower shows offer both exhibitors and guests a wealth of inspiration for their own flower care and floral arrangements. This article discusses the inspiration that…...
Working With Silk Flowers
Working With Silk Flowers
Working with silk flowers, also known as "permanent botanicals", is a great way to add to an existing floristry business. Understanding the advantages and…...
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