Create a Garden Bounty Centerpiece: From the Arboretum Gardens to Your Table (100-07-26-14)
Saturday, July 26, 9:30 a.m. - noon
Ashley Fox, in-demand floral designer and former Arboretum horticulture educator
Using cuttings you gather from the Arboretum and a premium selection of locally grown flowers and vegetables, you'll create a fitting centerpiece for a relaxed dinner with friends or one to simply enjoy on your own. This class will give you invaluable tips on the care of processing flowers from your garden to get them ready for design work, including when and how to clip and what to do with them when you bring them inside to keep them fresh for many days. All supplies included in this make-and-take class. Leave with new floral preparations tricks and hints, a refined sense of layering and form, and confidence in being able to create additional arrangements at home. You'll receive everything you need to create a finished arrangement with a florist value around $100! All materials provided. Includes Arboretum admission.