Show Mom How To Grow Her Own Cut Flowers Year-Round!
Description: In her new book - The Cut Flower Patch - Writer and Horticulturalist Louise Curley shows gardeners how to create an economical and environmentally friendly cut flower patch that will provide material for gorgeous and fragrant displays year after year. From planning out plots, selecting tools and choosing plants, to cutting, arranging and displaying blooms, Curley covers all aspects of the successful cut flower patch. There is advice on what to grow - from favorite hardy annuals and biennials to spring and summer bulbs to foliage and fillers added for balance. With sowing, planting and cutting calendars, instructions on how to support your plants and tips on weeding, deadheading, pests and feeding, The Cut Flower Patch is the complete guide to growing, maintaining, and arranging beautiful cut flowers all year, every year.