If garland was a dessert, it’d be your grandmother’s apple pie. Always there at the holidays, always delightful, but never much different than the year before. This season, add a contemporary twist to familiar tradition with new mixed garland and creative displays.
Rob Plattel shows seminar students at Flower School New York how to employ normally unused parts of plants to support an arrangement.
Our online editor attends a class taught by florist Ariella Chezar and share some of Chezar's tips for creating a natural, full but loose centerpiece. Chezar favors a more relaxed style of arranging that is inspired by the way plants grow in the garden and is a move away from the tightly bundled style of flower arranging.
Now that Labor Day is behind us and the kids are heading back to school, Katherine Anderson of Marigold and Mint creates a number of late summer flower arrangements with three favorite flowers of the season: sunflowers, zinnias, and dahlias.