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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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Organisers say the course is ideal for anyone who would like to learn basic techniques in flower arranging so why not go along and decorate your very own seasonal wreath to adorn your front door?
Floral night fundraiser ON May 20 Ruthin Committee of North West Cancer Research is inviting horticultural enthusiasts to join them at Ruthin Rugby Club on Pavilion Cae Ddol, Lon Fawr, from 7pm for a masterclass in flower arranging to help raise funds for the charity.
They then went forward to a Yorkshire regional final JS*81640239 | A demonstration of flower arranging boosted funds for the Newsome-based Northern Lights Drum and Bugle Corps.
com)-- Jane Cowan, the Flower Arranging tutor from North Shropshire College's (NSC) Shipley Campus, is representing the College at a Flower Festival in Snowhill, Wolverhampton.
It's the first time the country will host the event, which is dubbed the Olympics of flower arranging.
Entries are now open for the inaugural Moseley Community Flower Arranging competition, which includes themes such as Flowers from a Summer Garden, Moseley Market Day and Summer Holidays.
Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle is working with Katherine's Florists to treat women to a three course lunch and flower arranging demonstration in the restaurant's ornate Banquet Hall on Tuesday, May 7.
Plants grow to 50-60cm and their abundant yearly flowers are popular in flower arranging.
In order to improve your chances of gaining employment it is worth doing a course in flower arranging or basic floristry at a college, joining a local flower arranging club or even offering to work as a volunteer in a florist.
Nick Grounds, a national demonstrator for the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS), will be giving tips and advice on flower arranging as part of monthly demonstrations held by the ladies at the local flower arranging club.
A former stonemason who became a builder, he has a number of passions, including flower arranging.
But it seems that the humble bouquet may be doing more harm than you might think - as new research shows that flower arranging is fuelling the decline of an exotic plant on the other side of the world.