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Here are the top ten articles for the Floral Design Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Growing Statice in the Cutting Garden
For both fresh and dried floral designs, statice is often considered a staple. It is possible to grow different kinds of statice in the cutting garden.
Pumpkin-on-a-stick is one of the most spectcaular fall florals you can imagine.
3. Rules of Floral Design for Beginners
Floral design doesn´t have any rules. Instead, it´s all about creativity and following your intuition.
When I first became interested in floral design, proteas were still a novelty. Now they´re generally available on a year-round basis.
5. Baby's Breath
Baby´s breath or gypsophila is a familiar cut flower. This filler flower is so common in the floral industry.
6. Curly Willow Stems in Floral Design
If I could only grow one shrub for use in floral arrangements, I know exactly what that would be--the curly willow.
7. Caladiums as Floral Greens
All sorts of foliage add beauty to floral arrangements. They fill various roles, such as adding mass to designs. Depending on the type chosen, they can also provide color, texture, and contrast. One of my favorite greens during the summer months happens to be the caladium.
8. Globe Amaranth as a Cut Flower and Everlasting
Globe amaranth or Gomphrena has become a favorite summer floral material within the last few decades. Now, numerous varieties of this cut flower and everlasting are available.
9. Some Perennial Daisies for Cut Flowers
While many daisies are annuals, there are some excellent perennial ones as well. Here are just a few that make great cut flowers.
10. Fleurs Bella
In the field of floral design, Bella Meyer has many admirers. This artist has chosen flowers as a medium for her artistic indeavors. Her website Fleurs Bella presents highlights of her work.
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