Monthly Archives: July 2014

Summer Professional Program 2014 Graduating Class!

FlowerSchool New York is pleased to present our Summer Professional Program 2014 Graduates! With our largest class to date, we have fourteen, professionally trained alums traveling out into the world! Four weeks of intensive classroom study and a 50 hour internship under their belts have prepared our students to work in flower shops or studios… Read more »

Consultation to Execution Event Design Series with Meredith Perez of Belle Fleur-June 23-25, 2014

FlowerSchool students were treated, again, to a special Event Series –Consulatation to Execution, given by Meredith Perez of Belle Fleur. Meredith is a very generous teacher who graciously imparts integral trade secrets on every aspect of the floral and event world operations. She began the series with a day-long lecture inspiring students with stories and… Read more »

Large Scale Branch Designs with Ariella Chezar-June 26, 2014

Ariella Chezar departed from her usual compote class this past June and instead gave us a plethora of branches, vines and locally sourced flowers. She used: Russian olive, Monkshood (Aconitum), Forsythia branches, Akebia vine, Pea vine, miniature Gladiola, Hydrangea, Queen Anne’s Lace and Lily Longiflorum. It was a large class with impressive arrangements from everyone…. Read more »

Beginner's Open Studio-August 14th! 5pm-6:30pm

This class is for students who are interested in floral design and want to try working with flowers. This studio class provides the opportunity to create a beautiful, seasonal arrangement while learning some tips and tricks of design. This is a great way to introduce yourself to FlowerSchool New York and dip your toe in… Read more »

Wild Flowers and Weeds with Lewis Miller-July 31st! 5pm-7pm

In the words of Constance Spry, “gone with the wheelbarrow” is a trend of the past. What was once looked at as ubiquitous plant material is now re-discovered by some of the best floral designers as being beautiful and dramatic. Cowslip, clover, porcelain vine and camomile combined with more cultivated flowers can create visual intrigue and depth that is… Read more »