New York in Bloom leads you on a beautiful floral tour of the metropolis—past stylish floral studios and corner shops overflowing with fresh-cut blooms, through bustling flower markets, to blooming trees and lush public parks.
“A magical and unexpected look at New York, this book is lovely and brilliant—a true triumph.” ―Laura Dowling, former chief floral designer at the White House
“Every page of this exquisite book beckons you to buy a plane ticket to New York and see it for yourself.” ―Carla Coulson, author, Paris Tango and Italian Joy
With sumptuous photography, the unexpected, softer side of New York is revealed by juxtaposing floral beauty with exquisite botanical details found in the city’s iconic architecture. Author and photographer Georgianna Lane includes:
- Parks and gardens
- Floral studios
- Market flowers
- Floral displays
- Field guides to locating and identifying common spring blooms
- A list of recommended locations and vendors
- A tutorial on how to create your own New York–style floral bouquet
- And more!
Lane writes in her introduction, “So here is my humble ode to this fantastic, maddening, beautiful, demanding, ultimately rewarding, and indefinable city—a blooming tribute in words and images, composed to the heavenly notes of birdsong and illuminated by the light of the dreams of every person who calls this metropolis home.”
For anyone who loves New York City, beautiful flowers, and world-class photography, New York in Bloom is a gorgeous gift and an essential addition to one’s library of fine books.
former chief floral designer at the White House and author of Floral Diplomacy at the White House, Laura Dowling
“A magical and unexpected look at New York, this book is lovely and brilliant—a true triumph.”
author and photographer of Paris Tango and Italian Joy, Carla Coulson
“Every page of this exquisite book beckons you to buy a plane ticket to New York and see it for yourself.”
author of Hemingway’s Paris and Hemingway’s Havana, Robert Wheeler
“Georgianna Lane has given us a bountiful and effervescent garden that brilliantly dots the landscape of the city that never sleeps.”