Request for consultation

Thanks for your request. You’ll soon be chatting with a consultant to get the answers you need.
{{formPostErrorMessage.message}} [{{formPostErrorMessage.code}}]
First Name is required. 'First Name' must contain at least 0 characters 'First Name' cannot exceed 0 characters Please enter a valid First Name
Last Name is required. 'Last Name' must contain at least 0 characters 'Last Name' cannot exceed 0 characters Please enter a valid Last Name
Institution is required.
Discipline is required.
Why are you contacting us today? is required. 'Why are you contacting us today?' must contain at least 0 characters 'Why are you contacting us today?' cannot exceed 0 characters Please enter a valid Why are you contacting us today?


FLORICULTURE: DESIGNING AND MERCHANDISING, 3E will provide your students with a comprehensive introduction to the floral design industry. Written in a concise, easy-to-follow manner, FLORICULTURE: DESIGNING AND MERCHANDISING, 3E includes step-by-step instructions, complete with illustrations and material lists for dozens of projects. Projects in this book are built around low-cost materials that help to maintain a budget and suggestions are included on how to incorporate native materials to further reduce costs.

Dr. Charles P. Griner, Colquitt County High School (Retired), Moultrie, GA

Charles P. Griner is a leader in the development of the original curriculum in Horticulture for the State of Georgia. He retired from Colquitt County High School, Moultrie, Georgia after 40 years in education. In 1978, Dr. Griner was named Colquitt County High School’s Teacher of the Year and was Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Alumni Association’s Educator of the Year in 1997. He is also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from National Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association in 2003 and was elected to the Georgia Agricultural Education Hall of Fame in 2004. Dr. Griner has taught numerous workshops in Floral Design for Horticulture teachers and has taught numerous winners in state floral design competitions. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, a Master of Education Degree, and Educational Specialist Degrees in Agricultural Education from The University of Georgia. He earned a Doctorate Degree in Vocational Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Now in full color. The beauty of the art of floral design can be truly appreciated with full color photos to help illustrate design principles and techniques.
  • Features new class projects throughout the book, such as contemporary freestyle designs, evergreen wreaths, Easter centerpiece, and wedding bouquets.
  • Contains updated material throughout the book such as styles of flowers and the prices of material and adds a section on fertilizers to the chapter on selecting indoor plants.
  • Includes step-by-step projects that include illustrations to guide your students.
  • Includes a flower arrangement rating scale that enables your students to evaluate their own design.
  • Includes job seeking skills that help your students explore career opportunities.
  • Includes information on using the Internet to market flowers that introduces your students to this important tool.
1. Exploring Careers in the Retail Flower Business.
2. The History of Floral Design.
3. Principles of Design.
4. Selection of Cut Flowers and Greens.
5. Conditioning and Storing Cut flowers and Greens.
6. Mechanics and Supplies Used in Floral Design.
7. Selecting Wire and Wiring Flowers.
8. Selecting Ribbons and Tying Bows.
9. Boutonnieres and Corsages.
10. Bud Vases.
11. Circular Arrangements.
12. Triangular Arrangements.
13. Line Arrangements.
14. Constructing Wreaths.
15. Holiday Arrangements.
16. Wedding Flowers.
17. Sympathy Flowers.
18. Drying Flowers.
19. Arranging Permanent Flowers.
20. Selecting Indoor Plants.
21. Decorating Potted Plants.
22. Pricing Strategies.
23. Selling in the Flower Shop.
24. Displays.
25 Delivery.
26. Professional Organizations.

Textbook Only Options

Traditional eBook and Print Options

{{collapseContainerClosed['detail_0'] ? 'Show More' : 'Show Less'}}

  • ISBN-10: 1133479774
  • ISBN-13: 9781133479772
  • STARTING AT $20.99

  • ISBN-10: 1435489357
  • ISBN-13: 9781435489356
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $185.75
  • RETAIL $246.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.


Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781435489332
The Instructor’s Manual contains the answers to the end of chapter questions.

Computerized Test Bank

ISBN: 9781435489349
This resource provides the Instructor’s Manual and a computerized testbank. The Instructor’s Manual contains the answers to the end of chapter questions. The testbank consists of multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer/discussion style questions.