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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. All materials provided; students need to bring sharp floral snips. Instructor: Mimi Cassick

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Register Member $312

Register Non-Member $340

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - Tuesday, August 24, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Event Details

Basic Floral Design ArrangementGES: FD, 10, required*

This class takes place over five Tuesday and Thursday sessions:

August 10

August 12

August 17

August 19

August 24

*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 is currently with Vogue Flowers. 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