Floret Farm's Discovering Dahlias: A Guide to Growing and Arranging Magnificent Blooms

Category: Book
By (photographer): Benzakein, Chris
By (author): Benzakein, Erin
With: Chai, Julie
Series: Floret
Subject:  CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Flower Arranging
  GARDENING / Flowers / General
  GARDENING / General
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Published: March 2021
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 10.08in x 7.52in
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$ 35.95
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*A stunning guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous dahlia blooms from celebrated farmer-florist andNew York Times bestselling author Erin Benzakein, founder of Floret Flower Farm.

World-renowned flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets to growing, cultivating, and arranging gorgeous dahlias. These coveted floral treasures come in a dazzling range of colors, sizes, and forms, with enough variety for virtually every garden space and personal preference, making them one of the most beloved flowers for arrangements.

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

Expert Author: Erin Benzakein's gorgeous flowers are celebrated throughout the world. Her bookFloret Farm's A Year in Flowers was aNew 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 Present: This book is a beautiful present for Mother's Day and a thoughtful gift for nature lovers, flower enthusiasts, and gardeners. The colorful, flower-forward package pairs perfectly with a bouquet of flowers, seeds, or a vase.
Biographical NoteErin Benzakein is a world-renowned flower farmer known for her lush, vibrant floral designs. She is the author ofFloret Farm's A Year in Flowers, aNew York Times bestseller, andFloret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, winner of the American Horticultural Society Book Award. Her work has been featured inMartha Stewart Living,Better Homes & Gardens,Sunset Magazine, theNew York Times,Magnolia Journal, andCountry Living. She lives in Mount Vernon, Washington, with her husband, Chris, and their two children.

Julie Chai is a gardening writer and editor. She has been featured byMartha Stewart Living,Better Homes & Gardens, theSan Francisco Chronicle, Gardenista, HGTV, andSunset Magazine, where she was the senior garden editor.

Jill Jorgensen is the Creative Director at Floret, where she oversees all new product and content creation while helping bring fresh ideas to life. She has a rich background in writing, floral design, and event planning.

Chris Benzakein is the photographer behind the vibrant floral images forFloret Farm's Discovering Dahlias andFloret Farm's A Year in Flowers. In addition to managing the day-to-day at Floret, Chris is constantly documenting the brilliant beauty of the farm's flowers through his camera lens. Chris lives in Mount Vernon, Washington, where he farms alongside his family-including his wife Erin and their two children.