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Floret Farm's discovering dahlias : a guide to growing and arranging magnificent blooms / Erin Benzakein with Jill Jorgensen and Julie Chai ; photographs by Chris Benzakein.

Benzakein, Erin, (author.). Chai, Julie, (author.). Jorgensen, Jill, (author.). Benzakein, Chris, (photographer.).

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LARL Cataloging LARL85136 (Text) LARL85136 New On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452181752
  • ISBN: 1452181756
  • Physical Description: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"Grow and arrange breathtaking dahlias to enhance every occasion. In this luxe compendium, world-renowned flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets to cultivating 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, including a simple-to-follow overview of the dahlia classification system, an A-Z guide with photos and descriptions of more than 350 varieties, and step-by-step how-tos for designing show-stopping dahlia bouquets that elevate any occasion. Full of expert wisdom and overflowing with hundreds of lush photographs, DISCOVERING DAHLIAS is an essential resource for gardeners and a must-have for anyone who loves flowers"-- Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

Erin Benzakein is a world-renowned flower farmer known for her lush, vibrant floral designs. She is the author of Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers, a New York Times bestseller, and Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, winner of the American Horticultural Society Book Award. Her work has been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes & Gardens, Sunset Magazine, the New York Times, Magnolia Journal, and Country 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 by Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes & Gardens, the San Francisco Chronicle, Gardenista, HGTV, and Sunset 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 for Floret Farm's Discovering Dahlias and Floret 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.

Subject: Dahlias.
Dahlias > Varieties.
Flower gardening.
Flower arrangement.
Dahlias.
Dahlias > Varieties.
Flower arrangement.
Flower gardening.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Illustrated works.

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