Introduction to Floristry and Floral Design

Throughout the year
5 weeks
Balliol Road Campus

Course Details

This course is designed to teach learners the basics of floristry, with an introduction to the tools used, care and conditioning of plant materials, the Principals and Elements of Design and a selection of different types of floral design, using flowers available at varying seasons throughout the year. This course may be taken throughout the year, so that students have an opportunity to use flowers available in the different seasons.

Topics vary depending on the time of year the course is studied. But topics and modules can include:

  • Posy design
  • Line arrangement
  • Hand tied aqua bouquet
  • Sympathy single-ended spray
  • Contemporary arrangement
  • Table topiary design
  • Types of buttonhole – wired
  • Twin designs
  • Oval table centre
  • Decorative posy pad

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