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Floral Foundations

A Week-Long Introduction to Floristry

  • Starts 8 Jul
  • 1,800 British pounds
  • Sandycombe Road

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Service Description

Floral Foundations: A Week-Long Introduction to Floristry Welcome to Floral Foundations, our immersive week-long introduction to the art and craft of floristry at the Flower Academy in Kew Gardens. This comprehensive course is designed for beginners and enthusiasts who wish to delve into the enchanting world of floral design. Over the course of five days, you'll explore various techniques and styles, guided by our expert instructors from Zita Elze Flowers. Course Highlights: - Hand-Tied Bouquet Creation: Learn the fundamentals of creating stunning hand-tied bouquets, mastering the spiral technique to produce balanced and beautiful arrangements. - Flowers for the Home (Vase Arrangements): Discover how to design elegant vase arrangements to enhance your home, incorporating seasonal flowers and foliage for a professional touch. - Wreath Designs: Explore the timeless art of wreath making, perfecting both traditional and contemporary designs suitable for any occasion. - Introduction to Wedding Floristry: Gain insights into the world of wedding floristry, from sourcing the finest flowers to creating exquisite bridal bouquets, buttonholes, and hairpieces. A highlight of this module is an inspiring trip to the New Covent Garden Flower Market, where you'll learn about selecting the best blooms and understanding the flower supply chain. - Large Scale Pedestal Arrangement: On the final day, challenge yourself with a large-scale pedestal arrangement, perfecting your skills in structural design and dramatic floral displays. By the end of this course, you will have acquired a strong foundation in floristry, equipped with the skills and confidence to create stunning floral arrangements for any occasion. Join us at the Flower Academy in Kew Gardens for an unforgettable journey into the heart of floristry, and experience the exceptional artistry and expertise of Zita Elze Flowers. * All materials included * Refreshments, coffee, tea and nibbles will be provided during the day


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Contact Details

  • 303 Sandycombe Road, Richmond, UK


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