Fall Floral Design Workshop Series

Zen Artistry arangement with flower and bamboo
Sunday, October 3 | 1:00-3:00pm
Zen Artistry Floral Design Workshop

This is a non-credit, hands-on, on-site Fall 2021 floral design workshop led by master floral designer Melissa Palmer. Learn about Japanese floral design and its principles while making a beautiful Zen-like floral arrangement that will be sure to impress! Participants will also receive Buddha heads to adorn their arrangements with as well.

  • Materials provided.
  • $90 per person.
  • No prerequisites required.
  • Open to ages 18+.
  • Register by September 19.
  • Spaces are limited!

 

a floral arangement on a countertop
Sunday, November 14 | 1:00-3:00pm
Traditional Williamsburg Thanksgiving Floral Design Workshop

This is a non-credit, hands-on, on-site Fall 2021 floral design workshop led by master floral designer Melissa Palmer. Celebrate all things Fall by creating the traditional “S” curve floral and fruit arrangement for your dining table that will be sure to impress! Learn how to create this time-honored design using pomanders, fruit, flowers, DelVal evergreens, and more for a uniquely different, low-lying design for your holiday table. The history of pomanders will also be explored.

  • Materials provided.
  • $110 per person.
  • No prerequisites required.
  • Open to ages 18+.
  • Register by October 31.
  • Spaces are limited!

 

a wreath
Sunday, December 5 | 1:00-3:00pm
Festive Wreath Floral Design Workshop

This is a non-credit, hands-on, on-site Fall 2021 floral design workshop led by master floral designer Melissa Palmer. Make a beautiful wreath that will be sure to impress for your front door or your table as a centerpiece using pinecones, eucalyptus, cinnamon sticks, dried orange leaves, magnolia leaves, DelVal evergreen, and more! Participants will also learn how to dry orange slices and create beautiful eyelit designs on magnolia leaves.

  • Materials provided.
  • $95 per person.
  • No prerequisites required.
  • Open to ages 18+.
  • Register by November 21.
  • Spaces are limited!

 

About the Instructor

MELISSA PALMER trained under Gregor Lerch in Germany and attended the Boerma Institute in the Netherlands in Dutch Master Design. She owns her own business, Florum Flowers and Petaling Posies, and specializes in beneficial insects, is a Master Bee¬keeper and Mason bee specialist. She teaches classes in floral design and beneficial insects at Longwood Gardens and is a frequent speaker at the Philadelphia Flower Show and teaching at Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

See Melissa in action Here!

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