Author(s): Sarah Raven
EXPERT ADVICE FOR A YEAR OF BEAUTIFUL CUT FLOWERS Plan now to harvest armfuls of cut flowers all year round using Sarah Raven's tips, techniques and projects. * Find success with 50 carefully chosen cut flowers from a vast array of annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs, roses and trees * Follow expert advice to sow, grow, cut and keep all of Sarah's favourite varieties * Use one of the three bespoke planting plans for a large cutting garden, a smaller cutting patch, and within a mixed boarder * Establish key dates for sowing, staking, harvesting and propagating using helpful monthly checklists * Learn techniques for conditioning, displaying, preserving as well as prolonging the vase-life of your arrangements * Keep you plants and your cutting garden in good shape from January to December Creating a cutting garden is a long-established way of growing cut flowers and Sarah Raven is the UK's leading expert. Writer, cook, broadcaster and teacher, Sarah runs cooking, flower arranging and gardening courses from her farm in East Sussex.
"Beautifully presented" Press Association 'Month by month, Sarah's journal discusses the wide range of plants that are perfect for growing your own blooms. Jam-packed with top notch-advice and bespoke planting plans, we especially love her monthly to-do projects.' The Laura Ashley blog
SARAH RAVEN, writer, cook, broadcaster and teacher, is an expert on all things to grow, cut and eat from your garden. She runs cooking, flower arranging and gardening courses from her farm in East Sussex and is the author of several books on gardening, including The Cutting Garden, which won the Garden Writers' Guild Award for Best Specialist Gardening Book in 1993. She also writes for national newspapers and magazines and is a presenter on BBC Gardeners' World. Sarah is married to the writer Adam Nicolson and has two daughters and three stepsons. They live at Perch Hill Farm in East Sussex.