Floral Design

This series of hands-on courses is taught by accredited floral design judges from the Garden Clubs of Ontario, and is suitable for both personal and professional interest. All courses marked with the floral emblem can be applied to the Floral Design Certificate. Course fees do not include flowers or supplies unless otherwise stated. Students must purchase these on their own at a cost of $50 to $60 per class. A material list will be e-mailed prior to the start date.

Floral Design is one of our most popular programs – here are some FAQ’s to see if it’s right for you!

Additional information about the program can also be found here.


ONE OFF COURSES
Date/Time Event
Thursday, August 9, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hand-gathered Bouquet Hand-gathered Bouquet

NEW! Jessica Gale, farmer-florist of Sweet Gale Gardens in Flamborough and proponent of sustainable floral design, will help you create a whimsical bouquet with local, organically-grown flowers. Materials included in the cost.

[PG18S38] Jessica Gale
Public $90; Members $72

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Monday, August 20, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Seasonal Urns Seasonal Urns

NEW! Jessica will help you create a stunning urn using late-summer flowers from her farm. She will also offer tips for eco-friendly floral design. Materials included in the cost.

[PG18S39] Jessica Gale
Public $90; Members $72

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FLORAL DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSES
Date/Time Event
Monday, June 18, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Classic Design Fundamentals I Classic Design Fundamentals I

This course is the prerequisite to all other courses in TBG’s Floral Design Certificate program. Learn the fundamentals such as how to select and condition flowers, how to use floral design equipment and how to achieve different types of designs.

[PG18S18] Lillian Taggart
Mondays, June 4 to 25, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Public $190; Members $155

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Date/Time Event
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Manipulating Foliage

Manipulating foliage in a design can create rhythm, interest, impact and abstraction. In this hands-on course, learn how to use techniques like rolling, plaiting, braiding and boondoggling on leaves such as aspidistra, flax and palm. A one-time materials fee of $80 will be due at the first class.

Prerequisites: Fundamentals I & II

[PG18S21] Ursula Eley
Wednesdays, June 6 to 27, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Public $190; Members $155

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Date/Time Event
Thursday, July 5, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Classic Design Fundamentals I Classic Design Fundamentals I

This course is the prerequisite to all other courses in TBG’s Floral Design Certificate program. Learn the fundamentals such as how to select and condition flowers, how to use floral design equipment and how to achieve different types of designs.

[PG18S30] Pat Ware
Thursdays, July 5 to 26, noon to 3 p.m.
Public $190; Members $155

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Date/Time Event
Monday, July 9, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Classic Design Fundamentals II Classic Design Fundamentals II

In this follow-up to Classic Design Fundamentals I, students gain a deeper understanding of traditional design and plant material as well as the importance of colour and colour harmonies. Discover a new design style each week: hand-tied bouquet, vertical line, Hogarth Curve and asymmetrical mass design.

[PG18S34] Lillian Taggart
Mondays, July 9 to 30, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Public $190; Members $155

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Date/Time Event
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Classic Design Fundamentals II Classic Design Fundamentals II

In this follow-up to Fundamentals I, you will gain a deeper understanding of traditional design and plant material as well as the importance of colour and colour harmonies. Discover a new design style each week: hand-tied bouquet, vertical line, Hogarth Curve and asymmetrical mass design.

[PG18S37] Margaret Taylor
Wednesdays, Aug. 8 to 29, noon to 3 p.m.
Public $190; Members $155

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