Wedding Workshop, Table Design with Christian Tortu-July 9, 2014

Christian wowed us again with a wedding table design that was both innovative and elegant. An old concept was made new with the use of grapes and monochromatic greens and whites. Three, narrow pillar candles were placed in a low cylinder vase to which grapes and sweet peas on the vine were added. With this... Read more »

Wedding Workshop, Wedding Bouquet with Christian Tortu-July 9, 2014

We kicked off our Summer series of classes with Christian Tortu with a bridal bouquet like no other! Using a soft and creamy palette, Christian created a dreamy bouquet that was lush, subtle and absolutely gorgeous. Creamy sweet peas on the vine, and a bow of white tulle finished off the rose and lisianthus bouquet... Read more »

Advanced Wedding Series with Robbie Honey-Sept 16th & 17th!

Learn the techiniques that are integral to wedding design with English florist, Robbie Honey! To learn more about this exciting series of four classes, please click here!

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 »

Combining Plants with Cut Flowers; A Garden for Your Table with Christian Tortu-July10th! 11am-1pm

Working with potted plants and cut flowers, Christian Tortu will show you how to create an intricate garden for your summer table. Quoting from Christian’s book,Sensational Bouquets, “He dared to put together unseemly combinations so that we could feel the emotion of a wild garden or a winding path.” In this class each student will create a garden... Read more »