Grow your own Wedding Flowers
How to grow and arrange your own flowers for all special occasions

By Georgie Newbery

Grow your own Wedding Flowers
Hardback, 224 pages £19.99
Published: 19th November 2015
ISBN: 9780857842534
Format: 255mm x 205mm

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Published: 19th November 2015
ISBN: 9780857842589
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Published: 19th November 2015
ISBN: 9780857842657
Category: GARDENING, COMPOSTING & AGRICULTURE, GREEN LIVING & SELF-SUFFICIENCY

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“As this inspiring book shows, a great deal of hard work and planning goes into growing beautiful flowers – and there’s no one better to guide you through it than Georgie.” - Constance Craig Smith, Daily Mail Weekend Magazine

"As with her earlier volume, The Flower Farmer’s Year — an indispensable guide to setting up a flower-growing business — the information is detailed, precise and easy to understand. The author shows how to sow, grow and arrange the entire floral display, down to the last stem." - Jane Powers, The Sunday Times, Ireland

By growing your own wedding flowers you can add a personal element to your special occasion, while caring for the environment and saving money at the same time. Filled with gorgeous pictures, this friendly, no-nonsense book makes growing and arranging your own flowers achievable and fun.

Whether you’re growing for a wedding or for a birthday, festival or other celebration, Georgie’s cheerful advice takes you through everything you need to know.

Step-by-step guides cover:

  • Planning, growing, cutting and conditioning your flowers
  • Spring, summer, autumn and winter weddings
  • Flower craft for special occasions, including buttonholes, bouquets, centrepieces, garlands and flower crowns.

From jam-jar posies to elaborate displays, Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers explains how to grow and create beautiful arrangements and make your special day unique, without costing the earth.

“This book describes how to plant, harvest and arrange blooms to reflect your own sentiment and style. Georgie Newberry inspires any bride to turn her flower dreams into a beautiful reality."

- Debra Prinzing, Slowflowers.com

“As this inspiring book shows, a great deal of hard work and planning goes into growing beautiful flowers – and there’s no one better to guide you through it than Georgie.”

- Constance Craig Smith, Daily Mail Weekend Magazine

"As with her earlier volume, The Flower Farmer’s Year — an indispensable guide to setting up a flower-growing business — the information is detailed, precise and easy to understand. The author shows how to sow, grow and arrange the entire floral display, down to the last stem."

- Jane Powers, Sunday Times Ireland

"To quote Georgie Newbery from the chapter relating to the use of flower food during preparations, ‘You are looking for life, growth and a field of flowers in every posy dancing a celebration of your wedding day’. To me this sums up a key message from this wonderful book, that is to take another look at locally grown flowers and seriously consider growing your own, if the idea appeals to you then this book will be essential reading in order to achieve great results, providing you get your copy well in advance of the big day so you have time to follow the advice and guidance given by Georgie."

- Chris Allen, The Gardening Times

"If you like a challenge and are prepared to follow some simple guidelines then it’s possible to save a fortune both on wedding flowers and on air miles. You’ll have the satisfaction of creating something really beautiful and personal for a very special day."

- Sue Berger, Backlane Notebook

"Should you buy this book? Well of course you should. There are only a handful of books worth buying on the subject of growing and cutting flowers and this is one of them."

- Benjamin Ranyard at Higgeldy Garden

"Consider this book an investment if you have a wedding to plan for; otherwise, flower arrangers should draw inspiration from the suggestions in the book using wildflowers, hedgerow, cutting patch and what's in the garden already.  I think this is a book that will be both a brilliant winter read and an excellent reference.  I give it a big thumbs up and might just have to rethink my whole seed list for next year."

- Caro Shrives

"Even experienced gardeners would find growing perfect flowers for a wedding daunting. There is a high chance you could find yourself weeping over a bed of wilting annuals a week before the big day. I am confident, however, that this book will get you through to the wedding with bucketsfull of blooms to show for your efforts."

- Tamsin Hope Thomson, The English Garden

"Daunting as such a task may seem, this book’s delightful descriptions and photographs of seasonal flowers may convince any bride, groom, or parent-of-the-engaged to tackle the ambitious endeavor of growing flowers for a wedding."

- Publishers Weekly

"Daunting as such a task may seem, this book’s delightful descriptions and photographs of seasonal flowers may convince any bride, groom, or parent-of-the-engaged to tackle the ambitious endeavor of growing flowers for a wedding."

- Publishers Weekly

"It isn’t just however, a book about how to grow flowers, with Georgie’s extensive experience in wedding floristry she provides invaluable advice required to ensure every step of the process runs smoothly and is realistic with the challenges that can arise."

- Charlie Burton, The Natural Wedding Company

“ This book helps you every step of the way, from choosing, to planting, to cutting and arranging ... The photography is gorgeous and the real weddings featured are full of so much pretty.”

- Phoebe, SoYou'reGettingMarried.com

“An excellent guide to growing seasonal, eco-friendly flowers for that very special day. Newbery writes in a way that’s both chatty and yet reassuringly authoritative, offering tips on everything from selecting the finest varieties to how best to avoid any Bridezilla-style meltdowns. ”

- Fionnuala Fallon, The Irish TImes

Georgie Newbery

Georgie Newbery is an artisan flower farmer and florist, supplying cut flowers direct to customers from her smallholding in Somerset. Georgie set up and runs her own business and is a leading authority on growing cut flowers. She also runs courses on growing and arranging cut flowers, and on marketing via social media for fellow growers.

Image (c) Heather Edwards



Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 224 pages
ISBN: 9780857842534
Format: 255mm x 205mm

Binding: Electronic book text
ISBN: 9780857842589
Format: EPUB

Binding: Electronic book text, 224 pages
ISBN: 9780857842657
Format: PDF

BIC Code: WFW, WJW, WMPC
BISAC Code:  CRA010000, GAR004000, REF024000
Imprint: Green Books

References & Resources:
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