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The Flower Arranging Expert
     

The Flower Arranging Expert

by D. G. Hessayon
 

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The Flower Arranging Expert is one of the books in the Expert series written by the world’s best-selling gardening author.

There are so many beautiful books on flower arranging, with the authors showing you examples of their work. The purpose of The Flower Arranging Expert is not to try to inspire you with the style of a particular expert - it

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The Flower Arranging Expert is one of the books in the Expert series written by the world’s best-selling gardening author.

There are so many beautiful books on flower arranging, with the authors showing you examples of their work. The purpose of The Flower Arranging Expert is not to try to inspire you with the style of a particular expert - it sets out to put you on the road to becoming your own expert.

The basic principles, the containers to buy, the plants to choose, the way to use colour, and so on. Then there are the step-by-step guides to the various basic styles - some old-fashioned and others contemporary, some you will love and others you will hate … this book does not make the choice for you.

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“There are a number of books on the market, but the most useful for practical advice is The Flower Arranging Expert by Dr D G Hessayon.” Your Garden

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ISBN-13:
9780903505413
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Series:
Expert Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.34(d)

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Dr Hessayon is the world’s best-selling horticultural author - his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies. He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture. He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of ‘60 Truly Great Elizabethans’ because “he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides”. He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as “the top-selling living author of the 1990s”. He has been honoured at the National British Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
The Expert style is hard to define. According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society “Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access”. According to The Times “he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout”.
 
There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world. The House Plant Expert  has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S and Russia.

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