Introduction 1 General information and advice 2 Colour 3 Caring for cut flowers 4 Preparing flowers for use 5 Handheld arrangements 6 Container arrangements 7 Wedding floristry 8 Funeral floristry
Recognised by the floral industry as Australia's leading floristry educator, Gregory Milner has extensive commercial floristry and teaching experience which he gained in Australia and abroad. He is a qualified national and international judge and holds a Bachelor and Masters in Education. Gregory is highly respected, having demonstrated, lectured and judged all around the world, including decorating and presenting his skills to heads of state and royalty. As a third generation florist, Gregory is extremely passionate about sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience to assist others in their learning journey. He was inducted into the Floristry Hall of Fame in 1999 in recognition of his extensive experience and contribution to the floral industry. Over the past thirty-five years, Gregory has written six flower arranging books, produced numerous instructional DVDs and run highly successful floristry businesses. His new book, The Skill of Flower Arranging, is unique in explaining all aspects of floral design in a straightforward manner. Gregory is the President of the Australian Association of Floral Designers (AAFD) and a past chairman of Interflora (Tasmania and Victoria), representing the floral industry on several boards at state and federal levels. He is the principal of Marjorie Milner College (established by his late mother in 1946), a nationally accredited and a highly regarded Registered Training Organisation. Gregory, and his students, have won numerous floristry competitions throughout Australia across several decades.