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

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. 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.

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

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

6. Fifty Flowers-a Premier Source for Fresh Flowers
Fifty Flowers is a premier source for fresh flowers.

7. Contain Those Flowers
Almost anything works as a container for cut flowers. It may be metal, glass, plastic, or even an old boot--so long as it is waterproof.

8. Milkweed and Other Top Performing Cut Flowers
For 2011, you can choose from some wonderful award winning cut flower varieties. Here are details on several of those.

9. Disease Resistant Roses for the Cutting Garden
The easiest roses to grow are disease resistant varieties. For the cutting garden, I recommend the following roses.

10. A Bountiful Harvest
Autumn is traditionally thought of as the harvest season. our own gardens are a wonderful source of floral materials for the fall season.

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