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 (flôr′ĭst, flŏr′-)
One in the business of raising or selling flowers and ornamental plants.

[Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see bhel- in Indo-European roots + -ist.]

flo′rist·ry n.


(Professions) the art or skill of a florist; the flower trade
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Through this competition we have been able to stimulate floristry projects by providing a unique experience for them, so that their products will be on display at one of the most famous caf`s in Al Hazm Mall," she added.
com)-- North Shropshire College (NSC) Level 2 Floristry Certificate students, Linsay Farthing and Heulwen Morris-Haywood have been busy adding some extra colour to the Oswestry Campus in time for Valentine's Day.
In "Urban Flowers: Creating Abundance in a Small City Garden" Carolyn Dunster (who trained in floristry with Jane Packer and now works as a florist and planting designer, running her business, Urban Flowers, from her home in north London) shows aspiring gardeners what to grow and how to use their own blooms, leaves and berries in a range of indoor displays and hand-tied bouquets.
Floristry certainly provides that, and the thrill of unpacking boxes of gorgeous blooms is one of which we never tire.
THREE Northumberland floristry students won Harrogate Flower Show Oscars after giving a truly flowerful performance.
Melissa, a mother of two, was a former student at South Tyneside College, where she studied floristry.
The 29-year-old clinched top place in the Higher Floristry category - a prestigious award won by her colleague and friend Charlotte Baker two years ago.
HERE I am, 15 years after my journey into floristry started and now I have two shops and three members of staff.
SKELMANTHORPE On Monday, July 21, members of Skel-|manthorpe Wives' Group were treated to a demonstration and talk about floristry by Alex Gracey of Skipton.
Top floristry student was mum-ofthree Catherine Ann Hughes, Mold, while Countryside Management student Tom Day won Llysfasi's Forestry and Conservation Student award.
Zoe Rowlinson, 19, has been named the 'Best in the UK' in floristry after winning Gold at the WorldSkills UK National Competitions at The Skills Show 2013.
I'm a keen flower arranger and I'd like to turn this into a small floristry business - problem is I don't know where to start.