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Floral design is the art of using materials and flowers found in nature to create a pleasing and balanced composition for the enjoyment of people. // Flower Anatomy Flowering plants are heterosporangiate (producing two types of reproductive spores) and the pollen (male spores) and ovules (female spores) are produced in different organs, but these are together in a bisporangiate strobilus that is the typical flower. ...

This art is arguably as old as mankind. Culture of Ancient Egypt already features refined floristry. Ancient Egypt as a general historical term broadly refers to the civilization of the Lower Nile Valley, between the First Cataract and the mouths of the Nile Delta, from circa 3200 BC until the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 BC. As a civilization based on irrigation, it is... Jump to: navigation, search Floristry or flower arrangement is an art of creating bouquets and compositions from flowers, a variety of floral design. ...

The most well known variety of floral design is flower arrangement (or floristry), ikebana in particular. Ikebana represents the Oriental style of floral design, which features simplicity and purity of lines and colors. In contrast, European style features mass and color richness and variety. Ikebana arrangement Ikebana (Japanese: 生花, literally living flowers) is the Japanese art of flower arrangement, also known as kadō (華道 or 花道)—the way of flowers. In contrast to the decorative form of flower arranging in western countries, the Japanese flower arrangement creates a harmony of linear construction, rhythm, and color. ...

A popular variety is creation of composition from dried herbs.

The art of floral design includes making wreaths, floral bows, garlands, etc. A wreath is a ring made of flowers, leaves, and sometimes fruits, used as an ornament, hanging on a wall or door, or resting on a table. ... Rosettes are small, circular devices that are presented with a medal. ... Garland is the name of two places in the United States: the city of Garland, Texas the town of Garland, North Carolina Garland is the surname of some notable individuals: John of Garland, medieval English grammarian, fl. ...

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Floral Design Magazine | Floral Arranging (1293 words)
This is the SAME floral design magazine that we send to literally 1,000s of regular people -- with no special education or experience -- who have used it to start "fun" hobbies or further develop already successful florist businesses that give them MORE ideas and fresh inspiration than they ever dreamed possible...
And it's the SAME floral design magazine our "experts" (who just put in a bit more elbow grease) have used to develop lessons to teach their floristry and flower arranging classes...
Over 90% of them were 'regular' people who simply subscribe to floral design magazine to start and grow a successful flower arranging career of their very own.
Floral Design School - Flower Arranging Classes - Canadian Institute of Floral Design (308 words)
Each of the Canadian Institute of Floral Design’s instructors, directors, board and faculty has a minimum of 20 years of floral shop practices and design experience and make themselves available to CIFD students.
The Introductory Business Management course for the Professional Retail florist program is a companion to the foundational design instruction and helps the student who may be considering a floral management position or the floral entrepreneur a ‘behind the scenes look’ at the day to day operation of a retail florist department or store.
The floral industry is linked very closely to trends in interior design and reflects and interprets these same trends through the use of color, form and the integration of organic materials.
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