OverviewBoth inspiration and practical information for any bride wanting to plan and grow their perfect wedding flowersFor anyone who wants to add a personal element to their wedding, care for the environment, and save money while they do it, Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers is a must-have book. Filled with gorgeous pictures for inspiration, and written in a friendly, no-nonsense style, this practical book makes growing and arranging your own wedding flowers both achievable and fun, whether you are a beginner or advanced gardener or flower arranger. It takes you through how to grow, cut, plan, and arrange flowers, seasonal planting plans for spring, summer, autumn, and winter weddings, and ideas for planted wedding flower arrangements. Step-by-step guides cover the bridal and bridesmaids' bouquets, flower crowns, wrist corsages and boutonnieres, table centerpieces, garlands, pew ends, and fresh- and dry-petal confetti. From jam-jar posies to elaborate arrangements, Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers has everything you need.
Reviews"Artisan flower farmer Newbery brings horticultural and agricultural logic to the process of farming flowers—planning, planting, growing, harvesting, and then arranging them—in a way that surprises and enlightens." —Publisher's Weekly on The Flower Farmer's Year
"Georgie has written an inspiring book for anyone who's ever wondered what it would be like to grow flowers on a commercial scale." —Constance Craig Smith, Daily Mail Weekend Magazine on The Flower Farmer's Year
"Georgie Newbery gives sound and cheery advice on growing, displaying and— if that is your bag—selling [flowers]." —Sunday Times on The Flower Farmer's Year
"This book describes how to plant, harvest and arrange blooms to reflect your own sentiment and style. Georgie Newberry inspires any bride to turn her flower dreams into a beautiful reality." —Debra Printzing, slowflowers.com
"As this inspiring book shows, a great deal of hard work and planning goes into growing beautiful flowers – and there's no one better to guide you through it than Georgie." —Constance Craig Smith, Daily Mail Weekend magazine
"Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers has been lovingly curated and is jam-packed with everything you would need to know about growing your own flowers for your wedding day, making it a great resource and reference point for any bride who has this in mind." —Charlie Burton, naturalweddingcompany.co.uk
"A unique and very special addition to both community and academic library collections, as well as being enthusiastically recommended for personal reading lists." —Susan Bethany, Midwest Book Review
"Daunting as such a task may seem, this book's delightful descriptions and photographs of seasonal flowers may convince any bride, groom, or parent-of-the-engaged to tackle the ambitious endeavor of growing flowers for a wedding." —Publishers Weekly
Author BiographyGeorgie Newbery is an artisan flower farmer and florist. She formerly managed the features department of American Vogue in Paris and is the author of several novels and The Flower Farmer's Year.