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Cover of: Floriculture | Dr. Charles P. Griner

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Floriculture Designing & Merchandising, 2nd Edition, was written to introduce students to the career possibilities in the floral industry and to provide basic instruction in the techniques of floral design and merchandising. It will also be useful to those students with avocational interest. Everyone can enjoy making floral arrangements for their home. - Preface.

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Floriculture
Designing & Merchandising
2 edition

Published November 9, 2000 by Cengage Delmar Learning in Albany, NY .
Written in English.

First Sentence

To explore careers in the retail flower business.

Table of Contents

Exploring careers in the retail flower business
The history of floral design
Principles of design
Selection of cut flowers and greens
Conditioning and storing cut flowers and greens
Mechanics and supplies used in floral design
Selecting wire and wiring flowers
Selecting ribbons and tying bows
Boutonnieres and corsages
Bud vases
Circular arrangements
Triangular arrangements
Line arrangements
Constructing wreaths
Holiday arrangements
Wedding flowers
Sympathy flowers
Drying flowers
Arranging permanent flowers
Selecting indoor plants
Decorating potted plants
Pricing strategies
Selling in the flower shop
Displays
Delivery
Professional organizations
Appendixes. Cut flowers
Cut foliages
Dried materials
Foliage houseplants
Permanent flowering potted plants
Temporary flowering potted plants
Flower arrangement rating scale
Floral design-related web sites
Suggested ideas for supervised agricultural experience
The interior uses of plants
Glossary

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xix, 516 p., [8] p. of plates
Number of pages
584
Dimensions
9.2 x 7.4 x 1.1 inches
Weight
2.4 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL8063355M
Internet Archive
floriculturedesi00grin_549
ISBN 10
0766815609
ISBN 13
9780766815605
Library Thing
3197287
Goodreads
5940156

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