Caring For Cut Flowers

Author: Rod Jones
Publisher: Landlinks Press
ISBN: 9780643066311
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Caring for Cut Flowers shows florists and growers how to make cut flowers last longer. While proper postharvest techniques will not magically transform poor quality flowers into first class material, a few basic, inexpensive techniques can maximise the vase life of good quality material.

The Play Of Daniel Keyes Flowers For Algernon

Author: Bert Coules
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435232931
Size: 76.76 MB
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The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. Many have large casts and an equal mix of boy and girl parts. This play is a dramatization of Daniel Keyes's story about a retarded adult who desperately wants to be able to read and write.

Edible Medicinal Flowers

Author: Margaret Joan Roberts
Publisher: New Africa Books
ISBN: 9780864864673
Size: 57.68 MB
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This guide brings together an extraordinary collection of over 80 flowers, trees and herbs that not only give a magnificent show in the garden, but also have remarkable healing properties and can be used in cooking and as cosmetic alternatives.

The Language Of Flowers

Author: Beverly Seaton
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813934532
Size: 51.62 MB
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The author traces the phenomenon of ascribing sentimental meaning to floral imagery from its beginnings in Napoleonic France through its later transformations in England and America. At the heart of the book is a depiction of what the three most important flower books from each of the countries divulge about the period and the respective cultures. Seaton shows that the language of flowers was not a single and universally understood correlation of flowers to meanings that men and women used to communicate in matters of love and romance. The language differs from book to book, country to country. To place the language of flowers in social and literary perspective, the author examines the nineteenth-century uses of flowers in everyday life and in ceremonies and rituals and provides a brief history of floral symbolism. She also discusses the sentimental flower book, a genre especially intended for female readers. Two especially valuable features of the book are its table of correlations of flowers and their meanings from different sourcebooks and its complete bibliography of language of flower titles. This book will appeal not only to scholars in Victorian studies and women's studies but also to art historians, book collectors, museum curators, historians of horticulture, and anyone interested in nineteenth-century popular culture.

Taylor S 50 Best Herbs And Edible Flowers

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395873359
Size: 65.39 MB
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Provides a description for fifty types of herbs and edible flowers, and discusses how to grow and how to use each

The Culture Of Flowers

Author: Jack Goody
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521414418
Size: 13.50 MB
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An analysis of the symbolic and transactional uses of flowers in secular life and religious ritual from ancient Egypt to modern times.

Flowers For Trade

Author: V.L.Sheela
Publisher: New India Publishing
ISBN: 9788189422516
Size: 53.57 MB
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The book is a classic covering flowers used in decoration of houses, offices, restaurants, hospitals and private places of rest and relaxation. For nature lovers, it is a paradise of colours, forms and shapes. Fragrant flowers, flowers for bouquet making, flowers for essences and bonsai are narrated to the enchantment of students and scholars as well. There are 21 chapters dealing with general topics in flower trade, standards, markets and global demand and supply. The specific chapters deal elaborately anthuriums, carnations, china aster, chrysanthemums, gerbera, gladiolus, helicorneas, jasmine, marigold, orchids, roses and tube roses. An exhaustive chapter on new cut flowers narrates recent introductions .The Japanese Bonsai is dealt in exquisite style. Research and development in this sector are separately dealt with. Future prospects, trends and globalised flower marketing are written for use of floriculturists. Modern technology of protected growing of flowers is informative. All the flowers indicated in the book are presented in colour photograph forms as well.

The New Book Of Wedding Flowers

Author: Joanne O'Sullivan
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579904654
Size: 42.46 MB
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Provides instructions for creating a wedding flower plan, including budget, arrangements, themes, and working with florists.