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HOW TO                                           Symbolic of the harvest, wheat sheaves
                                              add height and drama to this extensive
Fan out the wheat as desired, as in a         collection of summery blooms. Perfect for
hand-tied bundle, and tie each sheaf with     a sideboard or arranged in multiples down
natural-colored paper-covered wire.           the center of a long farm table, this col-
                                              lection is joyful and exuberant, capturing
                                              the popular farm to table and field to vase

                                                 The design easily transitions from late
                                              summer into fall and welcomes your own
                                              custom additions of cuttings from the
                                              garden or field. The natural container
                                              continues the eco-friendly theme while
                                              complementing the botanical mix. sf

Insert wood picks into the floral foam.        MATERIALS: Wheat (Triticum) from Knud Nielsen
Place the sheaves of wheat over the picks     Company; ‘Moonlite’ carnations from Florigene
so that each pick extends into the binding    Flowers; weeping bottlebrush (Callistemon),
point, to stabilize the wheat.                variegated mock orange (Pittosporum tobira
                                              ‘Variegata’), and leatherleaf fern (Rumohra) from
                                              FernTrust; butterfly weed (Asclepias), yarrow
                                              (Achillea), button spray Chrysanthemums and
                                              black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia) from suppliers of
                                              your choice; Oasis Floral Foam Maxlife and Oasis

                                              Bind Wire (Natural) from Smithers-Oasis North
                                              America; Saddle Stitch Check Ribbon (Lime)
                                              from Reliant Ribbons Bows & Trims; ReCre-
                                              ations container (Field Straw) from Western Pulp
                                              Products Company.

While the natural bindings can be left as
is, for added interest, choose coordinating
ribbon and knot it around the binding point.

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