Join FlowerSchool in this fun workshop class to revel in the season and make your own winter wreath using harvested evergreens, juniper, dried fruits and berries. Celebrate the season and the senses with this fun holiday workshop. Seasonal libations will be served!
In this class students will create a beautiful holiday arrangement perfect to ring in the Christmas season. We will use highlights from the season that will certainly impress guests and loved ones. Each design will be wrapped as a gift to take home to give to your family and friends on this festive holiday. Seasonal treats and refreshments will be served!
Join FlowerSchool in this fun workshop class to revel in the season and make your own winter garland using harvested evergreens, juniper, dried fruits and berries. Celebrate the season and the senses with this fun holiday workshop. Seasonal libations will be served!
In this class bio-alchemist, Michelle Gagnon, will curate a special selection of botanical oils derived from flowers, herbs and spices perfect for this time of year. We will work with and discuss essential oils that are warming to the body, softening to the heart and offer aphrodisiac properties.
This 3-day Event Planning series is for florists, caterers, event planners or anyone planning an event. Students will learn the workflow, fundamentals and best way to realize a fully planned event. In this simulated project management course, we will show you how to plan an event from start to finish. You will meet your Client, and learn how to create layouts, timelines, and budgets, as well as the elements of design. You will also learn about vendor relations and get to meet real industry professionals.
The Conditioning Lab is a simulated design studio experience where students spend the entire day conditioning flowers for up and coming projects. Student will learn the best workflow to process flowers including how to check-in materials, prepping containers and conditioning different varieties of flowers depending on their needs and time of use.
This day-long field trip will help students visualize the techniques and trends of the floral industry. Here, students will visit different flower shop models in terms of size, design focus and specialties. The tour will highlight different workflow methods and atmospheres a business owner can evoke in their shop. The tour will stop at a local bistro for lunch.
The Beginners Open Studios are for people interested in floral design who want to try working with flowers and learn some very helpful tips and tricks. This studio class provides the opportunity to create a beautiful, seasonal arrangement while learning professional design basics. This is a great way to introduce yourself to the world of floral design, and take your creation home with you!
In this three-day course, students learn the full process of creating the overall floral design for a wedding. Students begin with creating storyboards, receive instruction in conducting consultations and creating proposals, how to purchase floral product and finally, creating the mock-execution of the event’s designs. Each student is required to develop their own wedding floral designs based on specific client requests and finishes with a mockup table decor and presentation to the “client.” This is a great opportunity for students to practice event production with specific client requests, budgets and of course, flowers.
Welcome to the Flower Shop Series! This two-day series will take students through the workflow of running and owning a flower shop in a simulated environment. Our production management program is intended for students who are interested in working in a flower shop, wrapping orders beautifully for delivery, managing workflows and having an authentic flower shop design experience. If you are interested in working toward a career as a florist, while being coached by seasoned professionals, or just enjoy making beautiful, lush floral designs, then this two-day program is for you.