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Welcome spring into your home with floral designer Betty Ann Galway! With step-by-step guidance, Betty Ann will help you design a fresh floral tablescape to adorn your dining room table. While having fun designing, you will learn principles and elements of floral design, gaining an understanding of why components are chosen and how their placement creates a pleasing design. Betty Ann will also share “tricks of the trade,” so you learn how to set any arrangement up for success in stability and longevity.

Fees: Member $78, Non-Member $93

All programs are subject to change. Pre-registration through our website is required.

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.

Friday, May 31, 2024
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Event Details

Please bring floral clippers, wire cutters, (gloves & apron if preferred), water bottle, dish towel/rag and a large sturdy box for transport (large dishpans work well).

GES: FD, 1.5, elective*

*This course provides 1.5 hours of elective credit for students in the Garden Education Series: Floral Design Certificate. Non-certificate students are welcome. All levels welcome.

About the Instructor

Betty Ann GalwayBetty Ann Galway, AIFD, CFD, is a certified floral designer with a true passion for flowers and sharing this joy with others. She is an inducted member of the American Institute of Floral Design (AIFD) and is an AIFD Certified Evaluator and Judge. Previously, she worked at the Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG), where she retired after 13 years as the Adult Education Director. In 2005 she launched the Floral Design Certificate Program at NBG. Currently, Betty Ann is freelancing mainly as a design instructor; she has worked in several floral shops and has had her own floral wedding business. She enters in many flower shows and is an Accredited Master Judge through the Federation of Garden Clubs. Since 2010, her floral interpretations of the arts have been displayed in Richmond during Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ “Fine Arts and Flowers” events, and in Norfolk at the opening of the Virginia Arts Festival at Chrysler Hall and at Virginia Stage Company’s performances. Betty Ann is a member of Floralia, Richmond Designer’s Guild, Shenandoah Design Guild, Creative Floral Arrangers of the America, Thoroughgood Garden Club and the National Capital Area, Shenandoah and Tidewater Judges’ Councils.