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Basic Floral Design
PART 1

Learn how to create the basic shapes and styles of floral designs—the building blocks for true creativity. 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. A section on cut flower care and handling is included, along with a text. Instructor: Mimi Cassick.

All programs are subject to change.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden strives to be a Garden for all and we are committed to offering diverse adult learning opportunities that are inclusive and accessible to all learners. If you would like to request an accommodation to support your participation in an adult learning opportunity at the Garden, please contact [email protected] or call 804-262-9887 x328 and we will make our best effort to help.

Register Member $335

Register Non-Member $357

Dates:
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Details

Basic Floral Design Arrangement

All floral materials provided; students need to bring sharp floral snips.

GES: FD, 10, required*

This class takes place over 5 sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 12
  • Tuesday, September 19
  • Tuesday, September 26
  • Thursday, September 28
  • Tuesday, October 10

*This class offers 10 hours of required credit toward the Garden Education Series: Floral Design Certificate.  Non-certificate students welcome.

About the Instructor

Floral designer Mimi Cassick has been creating designs for Richmond area clients for more than 30 years. She has worked independently and with Coleman Brothers Flowers and Vogue Flowers. She is currently with Magic Special Events. She has taught floral design at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for more than 20 years and is the primary instructor for the required courses in the Floral Design Certificate.