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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. Rules of Floral Design for Beginners
Floral design doesnīt have any rules. Instead, itīs all about creativity and following your intuition.
2. Phlox as a Summer Cut Flower
The familiar phlox is sometimes used as a cut flower. Yet, these plants deserve to be used more frequently. When you need a change from daisy-like flowers during the summer, these are the answer.
3. Baby's Breath
Babyīs breath or gypsophila is a familiar cut flower. This filler flower is so common in the floral industry.
4. Snow Ball Viburnums Cut Flower of the Year
For 2010 the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers selected the snowball viburnums as the woody cut flower of the year.
Every kind of floral design has a story behind it. That of the tussie-mussie is especially compelling.
6. 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.
7. Decorating Bird Cages
Bird cages can serve as the ideal container for floral designs.
8. Herbs as Cut Flowers
Lavender, the most wonderful of herbs. What would summer be like without it? Itīs fragrance and beauty make it a perfect cut flower.
9. 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.
10. Flowers of Shakespeare
Sometimes thereīs a need for special kinds of floral arrangements. For a Shakespearan theme, here are some ideas.
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