Floral Design Classes

Learn the art of floral design and flower arranging through hands-on workshops and demonstrations.  Courses include traditional and modern styles of floral art and instruction in a variety of settings, ranging from step-by-step classes to sophisticated workshops and programs.

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Class Schedule
April-August 2018

Basic Floral Design, Part 2 | April 17, 24, 26, May 1, 3

This class continues Mimi Cassick’s beginning class: expand your knowledge of composition, cut flower preparation, and mechanics for various types of arrangements.


Wedding Floral Design | May 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5

Instructor Mimi Cassick will cover the basic types of wedding arrangements from centerpieces to altar pieces, with tips for keeping your creations fresh for the big day.


Naturalistic Designs Workshop | June 7, 14

Playing off the ever-trending “modern farmhouse” craze, these two sessions explore arranging with the muted gray foliage of mulleins and eucalyptus intermingled with textural greens and seasonal garden flowers in both vegetative and naturalistic mass styles.  Instructor: Mary Garner Mitchell


Lunchtime Lecture: Who Needs Flowers? with David Pippin | June 13

David Pippin uses everything BUT flowers: foliage, sticks, fruits, veggies, berries, to create great summer looks and spark new ways of looking at the contents of your back borders and veggie bin.


The Nuts and Bolts of Floral Design | June 19, 21, 26, 28

Continue exploring elements and principles of design with instructor Mimi Cassick and how they apply in floral design. Learn how to plan floral designs or arrangements from how to choose your flowers and how many to buy, to how to create a theme.


Basic Floral Design, Part 1 | August 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

This course will introduce you to techniques and styles commonly used by professionals. Learn preparation techniques, how to create basic shapes, and how to prepare flowers for long-lasting arrangements.  Instructor: Mimi Cassick

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