Top Ten floraldesign Articles

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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. Book Review for Living With Flowers
Nico De Swert is no ordinary floral designer. He really does approach floral design as if it were an art form. He even does preliminary sketches of the works he hopes to achieve.

2. Revolutionary Wiggy Flowers
If you´re interested in cutting edge design, the designer to watch is Catherine Conlin of Wiggy Flowers.

3. Russian Sage and Other Top Performing Cut Flowers
When it comes time to select plants for your cutting garden, the best choices are award winning ones, such as Russian sage.

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.

5. Tussie-Mussies
Every kind of floral design has a story behind it. That of the tussie-mussie is especially compelling.

6. Angelonia as a Cut Flower
Cool season cut flowers like snapdragon don´t grow as well during the heat of summer. That´s where the angelonia comes in handy. This is also known as summer snapdragon. These plants have a distinctive fragrance somewhat like grape soda.

7. 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.

8. Rules of Floral Design for Beginners
Floral design doesn´t have any rules. Instead, it´s all about creativity and following your intuition.

9. Cyclamen as a Cut Flower
For special floral designs during the cooler months of the year, cyclamen can´t be beat.

10. Pumpkin-on-a-stick
Pumpkin-on-a-stick is one of the most spectcaular fall florals you can imagine.

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