Hunter, Norah

Plant & Wildlife Sciences

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2126  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-2437

Adjunct Faculty

Curriculum Vitae

MS and BS degrees in Horticulture from Brigham Young University. Involved in national floral and interior plant organizations. Have served on several national education boards within both the floral and interior plant industries. Taught floral design and interior plants classes for 37 years at BYU. Authored several floral books including a new 3rd edition of The Art of Floral Design which is published and used throughout the US and also in the global market.
 Teaching Interests
Floral Design and Interior Plants and Landscapes
 Research Interests
Postharvest vase life of cut flowers; environmental conditions on interior plants
  • MS, Horticulture; Landscape Design, Brigham Young University, 1992
  • BS, Horticulture; Landscape Design, Brigham Young University, 1983
  • AA, General Education, Ricks College (Brigham Young University Idaho), 1981

  • National Education Board Member, Interiorscape Industry Coalition IIC, 2008-Present
  • Owner and Freelance Designer, Norah's Wildflowers, 1992-Present
  • Author, Researcher, Editor, Delmar Cengage Learning, Clifton Park, New Yourk, 2008-2012
  • Author, Researcher, Editor, Delmar Thomson Learning Inc,, Albany New York, 1997-2000
  • Author and Floral Designer, Florist Review Enterprises, Tokeka, Kansas, 1992-1995
  • Author, Researcher, Editor, Delmar Publishers, Inc. Albany, New York, 1991-1994
  • National Education Board Memeber, Redbook National Floral Association, 1991-1994
  • Floral Designer, Reams Floral Shop American Fork, Utah, 1985-1988
  • Floral Designer, San Ramon Valley Florist, San Ramon, California, 1980-1982
  • Floral Designer, Morris Floral and Fabrics Rexburg, Idaho, 1979-1981

Academic - Post-Secondary
  • Professor/Adjunct Faculty/Teaching Faculty, Brigham Young University, 1983-Present

  • PIA Plantscape Industry Alliance, 2003-Present
  • American Academy of Florists, 1997-Present
  • Society of American Florists, 1997-Present
 Honors and Awards
  • College of Life Sciences-Brigham Young University : Part-Time Faculty Award
  • BYU 2005 Annual University Conference : Part-Time Faculty Excellence Award
 Courses Taught

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Fall 2018
  • PWS 112: Floral Design Section 001, 002, 003, 004, 005
  • PWS 213: Interior Plants & Landscapes Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 030
Summer 2018
  • PWS 112: Floral Design Section 001, 002
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 023
Spring 2018
  • PWS 112: Floral Design Section 001, 002
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 025

Selected Publications


Hunter NT. History of the American Florist (History of Funeral flowers). SAF (Society of American Florists) & AAF (Academy of American Florists). Phoenix, AZ. 1997 .

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