How to Make dried flower arrangements
This is a how to video on making dried flower arrangements. It is presented by John white along with Virginia podmenik, Master Gardener from southwest yard and garden show. John white and Virginia podmenik, Master Gardener from the Dona Ana co. walk us through the various types of plants used for dried floral arrangements. Virginia podmenik shares her garden collections for the dried floral arrangements. Mexican sage is an excellent plant to choose for dried floral arrangements. These are popular, easy to find in the nurseries, grow on partial shade category and take less time to maintain. They grow to 6 – 7 ft tall. These plants become woody after some time which is idle for floral arrangements. Lanaria growing mostly in the southern part of the states is another good plant to grow and can be used for floral arrangements. Lavenders are fragrant, long lasting and take less water ideal for growing in gardens. Pomegranates can also be used for dried fruit arrangements. Globe artichoke has a beautiful flower purplish flower makes it one of the beast garden plants. Red twig dogwood have a beautiful shade of red over winter is more colorful in dormant stage can be used for filling. Gypsophilia is another plant which does not require much care and has a spectacular flower and seed production which is also ideal for dried floral arrangements.