Some of my favorite Instagram profiles are the ones that are filled with flowers. There are so many flower books out there that are not only pleasing to the eye but carry unparalleled knowledge in the field of fresh-cut flowers.
Here's a roundup of my favorites.
The Flower Color Guide
This is my go-to flower guide when picking the right colors and creating imaginative combinations. This book is organized by color and celebrates the individual flower and their diversity.
This goes wherever I go and is one of the best easy-to-use reference books for flower types, seasonal availability, and color spectrum.
Created by the famous duo behind New York's leading floral design studio, Putnam & Putnam.
The Flower Recipe Book
It's a cookbook for flower arrangements. Each flower recipe provides an ingredients list (kind of blooms, how many, structure, etc.) step-by-step instructions, and absolutely stunning pictures on how and where to place each stem.
Use it for an at-home flower arrangement workshop.
This book is packed with flower care tips and tricks and all kinds of unconventional recipes.
Cut Flower Garden
An absolute dream for anyone who would like to have their very own flower garden. You will find everything you need to know about growing, harvesting, and arranging stunning seasonal blooms.
Follow Erin Benzakein - Floret Founder of Floret, a family-run flower farm & seed company to enjoy the jawdropping beauty of this world.
The Flower Chef
This is your everyday recipe book for creating organic and beautiful arrangements. Simple arrangements for any skill level, it includes everything from buying flowers to prepping them and caring for them, common flower arrangement techniques and the works.
The Flower Workshop
Love flower photography then this is the book for you!
The Flower Workshop includes dazzling arrangements that go beyond merely pretty and into realms of the dramatic, the unexpected, and sometimes even the magical.
Take your flower game to the next level and create something mystical.
Japanese Ikebana for every Season
So, you think you've nailed that quintessential flower arrangement and are up for a new challenge?
Well, look no further. Beautiful flowers in tasteful containers is the essence of Ikebana.
This book demystifies the ancient art form by presenting 53 stunning arrangements appropriate for each season of the year. All of the arrangements can be created in a few minutes at home using available flowers and plants from your garden or from your local florist.