Tuesday, May 12, 2009

A helpful beginner's guide to flower arranging

Arranging flowers is something that many gardeners try from time to time, but it can be tricky to do with real style.

Try this

6 comments:

  1. thank you for this video Emily, I got a good laugh out of it.

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  2. Bilbo is in Canada

    http://hereontheprairies.blogspot.com/2009/05/welcome-to-winnipeg.html

    Go check him out and leave a comment. I want him to come visit you!

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  3. In the past very often one of the head gardeners duties was to arrange the flower displays in the big house. These days its more akin to 'Bill & Ben', when the gardener goes off to lunch the owners of the big house come out themselves and make off with his plants and flowers. Not that I mind as it saves me a job that I wouldn't relish anyway.

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  4. I love this clip.

    For years I hated having to put flowers in a vase because I was so self-conscious about making a mess of it. Now I feel strongly that people should do it however they like (or can!) and enjoy it. I do find flowers from the garden more fun to do than bought ones - I love pottering about looking for things that might go nicely. Usually I do just a tiny posey and find that less intimidating.

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  5. That was funny. I arrange flowers like that. Becca

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