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April 9th 2014

New Book: Fresh from the Field Wedding Flowers

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As I shared in my most recent e-newsletter (sign up here if you are not yet on the list) when I’m not working in the garden, I’m cranking out new resources for fellow flower fanatics. One of those new resources is a little book focused on utilizing local flowers in wedding designs: Fresh from the Field Wedding Flowers

Print versions of Fresh from the Field Wedding Flowers came out a few weeks ago and I’m delighted to announce that it is now available as an e-book for the iPad, Kindle and Nook!

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This little gem is loaded with beautiful photos of wedding bouquets made by “farmer florists” and floral designers utilizing local, seasonal flowers.

Both the e-book and the print version of the book include:

  • Photo essays and practical tips for using locally grown flowers for DIY weddings
  • Quick tips on how to grow more than 100 varieties of flowers and foliage used in wedding florals
  • PLUS a bonus disc containing 75-minutes of video tutorials where I demonstrate how to create a classic European hand-tied bouquet, a large altar arrangement, a lush centerpiece and an adorable corsage and boutonniere.

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    I was thrilled to have the opportunity to collaborate with Lynn Byczynski, author of the amazing book The Flower Farmer to create this new resource.

    Lynn and I are both passionate about local flowers and were eager to create a basic design guide to support the growing local flower movement. This resource is specifically geared towards:

  • DIY brides and eco-conscious couples committed to having a greener wedding celebration;
  • Flower farmers and passionate gardeners seeking to develop basic floral design skills in order to
    utilize their flowers in essential wedding elements;

  • Floral designers interested in tapping the locally-grown trend and incorporating more local,
    seasonal blooms in their design work.

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    Fresh from the Field Wedding Flowers offers inspiring, yet practical and accessible ways to create beautiful magazine-worthy bouquets using sustainable,seasonalblooms. It is a must-have for your resource library.

    Be sure to connect with Fresh from the Field Wedding Flowers on Facebook to get updates, information on book related events and more! We’ll be rolling out some exciting special features related to the book later this spring that you won’t want to miss!

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    Finally, are you a fellow blogger? Want a chance to review the new book on your site? I’m inviting up to 20 bloggers to review the new book on their blogs AND receive an extra copy to give away to readers. Review copies are limited and demand is high, so please Apply today. PLUS one lucky blogger will be invited to be featured in an interview on my blog!

  • 15 Comments

    1. In A Vase On Monday – An English Garden | Peonies & Posies on

      […] been given two copies of a book Erin has recently published in collaboration with Lynn Byczynski. Fresh From The Field Wedding Flowers is all about using local seasonal flowers for events, in particular weddings. It is right up my […]

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    2. vikki marriott on

      Hi Erin, Could you let me know when the book will be available in the UK please.
      Best regards, Vikki (Mulberry House Flowers)

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    3. Charlene on

      Glad to found this blog. I’m actually working in a flower shop and our florist is also arranging wedding flower arrangements. This book would be very helpful!

      Where can I buy this ebook?

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    4. Matt Mattus on

      Congratulations guys! This looks amazing!

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    5. Tari on

      Wow, just in time. My son is getting married in August and his fiance’ wants field flowers and homegrown flowers for her bouquet and decorations. Thanks I’ll give her the links and info. Tari

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    6. Tricia Jones on

      Dear Erin and fellow contributors, I purchased the book the day it was available. Have already used it multiple times as resource. It is and will remain on the top of my very important stack of books! Love it… Thanks for all you do…

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    7. Lindsay on

      I just ordered mine last night! I can’t wait for it to arrive! As always, Erin, thank you for being my guiding light! I so appreciate your willingness to share your experiences with a budding (yes, pun intended) flower farmer. THANK YOU!

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    8. Viv on

      Beautiful bouquet!!! I know the book will be a success because from what I’ve seen ,– you pour your whole heart and soul in all that you do. It shows! Floret has opened my eyes to a world that I never realized was out there. Local Farmer-florists. When I was caught up in the wedding world, — I ordered everything in. That’s just what we all did here. I wish I’d known all these wonderful things earlier in my life. Semi-retired now, and going to try to grow and sell bouquets on the SMALL scale of things. Thanks, Erin. Again,–love what you’re doing!!!!!!!!

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    9. Carolyn McNeil on

      Hi Erin

      Is your lovely book available in South Africa yet? If not am I able to order online? Absolutely love your work, thank you for he ongoing inspiration.

      Love & light xxx

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      • Floret on

        Carolyn, you can order a digital copy and just download it, so no shipping issues : )

    10. Flori on

      This book seems to be an excelent advisor for start-ups in this kind of business. But I am sure we’ll find out also more about flowers! Thank you so much! <3 Flori.

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