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In this course, participants will explore the elements and principles of design and floral techniques such as focal area, grouping and basing with floral designer Mimi Cassick. In each step-by-step class, you will create designs including an asymmetrical design, a contemporary spray, a crescent-shaped design, a horizontal centerpiece and a naturalistic landscape design. This course’s emphasis is on specific placement of materials and how they pull the viewer’s eye through the design, using the elements and principles of design and floral techniques. All materials are supplied except for floral snips. All arrangements are yours to take home.

Fees: Member $338, Non-Member $360

All programs are subject to change. This class is cancelled.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - Tuesday, April 23, 2024
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Event Details

Basic Floral Design Part 2 Mimi CassickThis course takes place over 5 Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 pm:

  • March 26
  • April 2
  • April 9
  • April 16
  • April 23

GES: FD, 10, required*

*This course offers 10 hours of required credit for the Garden Education Series: Floral Design Certificate. Non-certificate students with some floral design experience 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, Vogue Flowers and 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.