FLORAL DESIGN

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Skill Level:    A = All Levels      B = Beginner     I = Intermediate/Advanced        

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Member, $15 Non-member $25
Presenter: Louesa Roebuck, co-author of Foraged Flora

A gorgeously photographed new take on flower arranging using local and foraged plants and flowers to create beautiful arrangements, with ideas and inspiration for the whole year. Roadside fennel, flowering fruit trees, garden roses, tiny violets; ingredients both common and unusual, humble and showy, Foraged Flora is a new vision for flowers and arranging. It encourages you to train your eye to the beauty that surrounds you, attune your senses to the seasonality and locality of flowers and plants, and to embrace the beauty in each stage of life, from first bud to withering seedpod.

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Member $150, Non-member $175
Instructor: Louesa Roebuck, co-author of Foraged Flora

Create your own foraged floral vision under the direction of a master designer, using a beautiful locally handmade pottery vessel and plant material gleaned and foraged from Tower Hills gardens and other local gardens and farms.

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member $35, Non-member $50
Instructor: Kaye Vosburgh

Explore the secrets of this internationally recognized school of Japanese flower arranging. Some materials included.

Sunday, June 04, 2017, 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Member $90, Non-member $100
Instructor: Betsy Williams

Capture the essence of summer in a container designed to enjoy on your patio or balcony! Plant 6 sun-loving, warm-weather-thriving plants in a 14 pot. Begin with a bold, dramatic tropical, add lush summer annuals for continuous bloom then finish your container with trailing flowers and vines. With proper care your Summer in a Pot will bring you pleasure for many months. Please bring an apron and floral scissors to class.

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member $35, Non-member $50
Instructor: Kaye Vosburgh

Explore the secrets of this internationally recognized school of Japanese flower arranging. Some materials included.

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Member $65, Non-member $75
Instructor: Tina Bemis

Some people never grow up, and thats a good thing. While we no longer play with doll houses or G.I. Joes, our urge to create a miniature-scale, alternate world where we can escape remains. Join Tina, from Bemis Farms Nursery in Spencer, to create your choice of a Fairy Wagon or Hobbit House. You will get a wooden crate and either one or four wooden circles (to transform your crate into a wagon or to use as a Hobbit House door). Then the real fun begins! Plant it up with a huge assortment of miniature plants like creeping thymes, sedums, Irish and Scotch moss and other perennial rock garden plants to landscape your garden. There are lots of nooks and crannies to fill on the top as well as the sides of the crate. Then add colored or natural stones for pathways and ponds. One miniature accessory is included (like a fairy or frog) to begin creating your own, personal story, and more will be available for purchase.

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