Today is 2/14/2021! Valentine’s day… Woohoo! Well, today I am sharing with you the best flower gardening books.
This will be a comprehensive and detailed list of the top-rated flower gardening books.
Our team has done a thorough research and compiled this colorful list. Additionally, the book blurbs will be availed plus more news on flowers.
For this reason, make sure you read through the complete list. And yes, don’t leave before you buy a book or two.
Flowers come in various colors and three categories: focal, filler, and greenery.
The colors include but are not limited to: white, purple, pink, blue among others.
Flowers are given and elaborate a sign of symbolism in many cultures
A rose is given as a sign of:
- Beauty or love
- In consolation when a person passes on
- When a new baby is born to signify happiness
- Used as a bouquet in social functions.
- In weddings, they are used to decorate the church
- They are used in bridal parties
- Used as a lightning decoration in a house
- In funerals, they are used to reflect gratitude and sympathy
- They are used in churches to symbolize peace and love
- They are also used as medicine or herbs
Other flowers have various symbolisms and medicinal value as well.
This list is not in any certain order. But, these are the most read flower garden books in the world.
I do hope that you will enjoy our list of the best flower gardening books.
Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
Cut Flower Garden is an instructional and inspirational book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season.
It is a beautiful guide that shares so much on how to grow, harvest and arrange gorgeous blooms year-round.
As a reader, you will come across vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use the blossoms to create showstopping arrangements.
This great book caters for all levels of gardeners. You will learn;
- Tips for growing a variety of spaces and flowers
- Growing different flowers in different climates
- Step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands
- Airy centerpieces, and romantic floral décor for every season
This book can be a great gift to flower lovers, farmers and enthusiasts…
Floret Farm’s Discovering Dahlias: A Guide to Growing and Arranging Magnificent Blooms
This great book is designed for those who loves flowers, including flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, florists, small farmers, stylists, and designers.
In this book, the author – Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets to growing, cultivating, and arranging gorgeous dahlias.
Additionally, these flowers come in a range of colors, forms, sizes, and varieties and is one of the most loved flower variety.
In these pages, readers will discover:
- Expert advice for planting, harvesting, and arranging garden-fresh dahlias
- A simple-to-follow overview of the dahlia classification system
- An A–Z guide with photos and descriptions of more than 350 varieties
- Step-by-step how-to’s for designing show-stopping dahlia bouquets that elevate any occasion
This book is a beautiful present for Mother’s Day and a thoughtful gift for nature lovers, flower enthusiasts, and gardeners.
Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers: Designing Gorgeous Arrangements for Every Season
This is another great addition to our Best Flower Gardening Books list.
You will Learn how to buy, style, and present seasonal flower arrangements for every occasion inside this book.
With sections on tools, flower care, and design techniques, Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers presents all the secrets to arranging garden-fresh bouquets.
This book is a gorgeous and comprehensive guide to everything you need to make your own incredible arrangements all year long.
Including, harvesting flowers from the backyard or shopping for blooms at the market. You will learn:
- An A–Z flower guide with photos and care tips for more than 200 varieties
- Simple-to-follow advice on flower care, material selection, and essential design techniques
- More than 25 how-to projects, including magnificent centerpieces, infinitely giftable posies, festive wreaths, and breathtaking bridal bouquets
This is a great book to have in your books collection and gift to a close friend as well.
Floriography: An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers
Floriography is a full-color guide to the historical uses and secret meanings behind an impressive array of flowers and herbs.
The book explores the coded significances associated with various blooms, from flowers for a lover to flowers for an enemy.
The language of flowers was historically used as a means of secret communication during the 19th century.
This especially in Victorian England and the U.S., when proper etiquette discouraged open displays of emotion.
Researched and illustrated by popular artist Jessica Roux, this book makes a stunning display piece, conversation-starter, or thoughtful gift.
Peonies: Beautiful varieties for home and garden
Peonies popularity went beyond bridal bouquets in 2016. Their gramming power was so huge that they were crowned as “the new Avocado”
Well, Peonies have always been a favourite with gardeners and cut-flower fans alike though this has changed and the flower now is loved by so many people.
First outlining the history of the peony, Peonies is then split into chapters Pure, Dramatic, Romantic and Fragrant, and includes over 50 beautiful varieties as well as detailing when they bloom, their size, and, of course, what they’ll look like.
A great book worth your time.
The Posy Book: Garden-Inspired Bouquets That Tell a Story
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower’s Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, Revised and Expanded
Propagating Plants: How to Create New Plants for Free
The Complete Gardener: A practical imaginative guide to every aspect of gardening
Hydrangeas: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden
Cool Flowers: How to Grow and Enjoy long-blooming Hardy Annual Flowers Using Cool Weather Techniques
Flower: Exploring the World in Bloom
Flower Color Guide
In Bloom: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Lush Florals
Color Me Floral: Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season
Houseplants: The Complete Guide to Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Indoor Plants
Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers
Vegetables Love Flowers: Companion Planting for Beauty and Bounty
The Complete Language of Flowers: A Definitive and Illustrated History
Gardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces
Crepe Paper Flowers: The Beginner’s Guide to Making and Arranging Beautiful Blooms
The Cannabis Gardener: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Vibrant, Healthy Plants in Every Region
Pruning and Training, Revised New Edition: What, When, and How to Prune
The Flower Recipe Book
Gardening Under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers
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Which flower below do you love the most?
ACACIA: the flower is yellow in color. It is soft and tender, thus should be handled with care.
Growing up to 7 feet in height, this flower does and grows in a well-sheltered place away from the fog and the mist.
BALLOON: this flower is blue, white, and pink in color. It has medicinal value and is present throughout all the seasons of the year.
CALENDULA: well, the flower is orange, yellow and green in color.
Attaining a height of up to 12 inches and because of its robust nature, this flower does well in direct sunlight.
DECUMARIA: A great flower, it is cream in color. It grows well in the summertime.
It is a down falling plant and also a good climber. It can grow to a height of 30 feet.
ECHIUM flower is white, purple and blue in color and can grow up to a maximum of 6 feet tall and a spreads to a length of 10 feet.
A favorite of pollinators like bees, this flower does well in direct sunlight.
ACONITES flower is yellow in color and has a sweet honey fragrance scent. It does well in partial shade and well drained soils.
The temperatures range between 4-9 degrees. It grows to a height of between 0.25 to 0.5 feet. It flourishes in spring and are also deer resistant.
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