Floral design education


Skills Development - basic to advanced

Basic Training Classes and Workshops for retail floristry

  • new to the floral industry? I'll provide workshop eduction to get you started!  Classes suitable for entry level work in a flower shop.
  • On location - training at your shop.  Are you a new flower shop owner? - I will provide training for your and your staff - no travel required!  
  • Take a workshop - I regularly facilitate basic floral design education at my own workshops, and those hosted by industry partners.  
    (see Florists Supply, Mar. 12 - 16, 2018, Edmonton AB, Canada) 

Intermediate and Advanced 

  • further education in all areas of retail floral design including sympathy, wedding and events.
  • customizable to your specific needs and interests - get exactly what you want!

Floral Design Experiences

experiences for the general public - Just for fun

  • Workshops for anyone - no experience necessary! Open to the general public.
  • hosted in local facilities with refreshments professionally catered
  • 3 hrs duration

Professional Floral Designer re-boot - A pause from the everyday

  • an escape from the day to day grind
  • re-discover your passion 
  • return to work refreshed, inspired and ready to rock your business again!

Catalyst for Creativity Series

Discovery Experiences for floral artists and professionals

Be inspired in true workshop setting where simple concepts and limited materials become the foundation for group brainstorming and the Catalyst for Creativity.

  • Experiment and Explore as you work on a project of your choice
  • Discover through discussions - exchange findings with fellow designers
  • Be inspired by the shared journey 
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Luxury Creative Design Retreats

  • Weekend creative design experiences in a rustic natural setting.
  • Escape and explore artistic floral design in a premium creativity reboot retreat - renew your passion in breath-taking natural surroundings
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  •  2 and 3 day Weekend retreats - accommodation available on-site.
  • Enjoy being in nature and designing with natural materials.

floral design - and more!

  • yoga and meditation by certified yoga instructor, life coach, and meditation practictioner, Wayne Porterfield
  • health and nutrition talk with certified dietician, Sharon Wright
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