Floret Farm | Discovering Dahlias - A Guide to Growing and Maintaining Magnificent Blooms
By Erin Benzakein with Julie Jorgensen & Julie Chai | Photographs Chris Benzakein
A stunning guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous dahlia blooms from star flower farmer and New York Times bestselling author Erin Benzakein, founder of Floret Flower Farm.
In this inspiration-packed guide, celebrated farmer-florist Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets you’ll need for cultivating your own gorgeous dahlias. These cutting garden favourites are some of the most beloved flowers for arranging and come in a dazzling range of colours, sizes, and forms, offering enough variety for virtually every garden space and style.
Full of expert wisdom and overflowing with hundreds of breathtaking images, Discovering Dahlias is an essential resource and must-have book for anyone who loves flowers.
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
World recognised author: Erin Benzakein's gorgeous flowers are celebrated throughout the world. She is the star of Growing Floret, a documentary series premiering on Magnolia Network. Her book Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers was a New York Times bestseller and her first book, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, won the American Horticultural Society Book Award.
Filled with Wisdom: Overflowing with hundreds of lush photographs and invaluable advice, DISCOVERING DAHLIAS is an essential resource for gardeners and a must-have for anyone who loves flowers, including flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, florists, small farmers, stylists, and designers.
Beautiful to gift: This book is a beautiful present and a thoughtful gift for nature lovers, flower enthusiasts, flower farmers and gardeners.