The Cut Flower Patch is a vibrant book with a wealth of appealing photographs and great ideas for flower arranging, complete with invaluable tips for the reader on how to best show off your flowers.
Louise Curley includes a chapter on specific flowers she recommends for growing, cutting and using in flower arrangements, as well as detailed recommendations on when to plant the particular flower, what growing conditions it needs, the height it will grow to and when they are ready to pick. The instructions are clear cut and informative and Louise also includes a chapter about which foliage and fillers she recommends growing and cutting, along with step-by-step instructions on how to grow flowers from a packet of seeds. Furthermore, the book stresses the importance of good maintenance and support for your garden. The Cut Flower Patch's final chapters focus on reaping the rewards of your garden patch, looking at how to cut your flowers and arrange them.
This insightful book demonstrates the delight of filling your home with fresh flowers from your garden. It is both practical and beautifully illustrated. You will be inspired to grow your own cut flowers all year round.
The Cut Flower Patch: Grow your own cut flowers all year round by Louise Curley, published by Aurum Publishing Group, is available to buy from all good bookshops, RRP £20.00.