Monday, June 22, 2009

Natchezian, John Burns, authors "Personally Yours"

John Grady Burns, a native of Natchez, Mississippi, currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia, recently staged a kick-off book signing for his newest publication, Personally Yours, during the Natchez Garden Club’s Party for Preservation, held at The Towers, home of Ginger Hyland and James Wesley Forde in Natchez.Burns graduated with a BS in Horticulture and Retail Floral Management from Mississippi State University where he studied under Professor Emeritus Ralph Null, internationally recognized leader in floral arts and retail floriculture. Upon graduation, Burns was selected to go to Washington, D.C., to work with the White House and Blair House (home of the Vice-President) as well as with several embassies and dignitaries.Since the 1980s, Atlanta, Georgia, has been home for Burns, his skilled floral designs and prestige attracting such famous clients and accounts as the Ritz Carlton Atlanta and the Atlanta Symphony. He has carved an impressive niche for himself as a premiere designer of weddings and special events. Formerly, Burns also has taught the art of floral design at Kennesaw State College and presently teaches at Halls Atlanta Floral Design School

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