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Floral Design

Become a part of one of the Northeast’s most respected and forward-thinking floral design programs with diverse courses and lectures focusing on the art and science of floriculture.

Choose what best suits you, whether it’s an individual course or the pursuit of a Certificate of Merit in Floral Design. Blending hands-on skills and personal instruction with premier quality fresh flowers and foliage makes this experience unique. Fees include premium flowers and foliage, arranging materials, and containers, unless otherwise noted.

Class size is limited to maximize the development of your design aesthetic through individual attention from highly trained and imaginative instructors.

Upcoming Classes

Elegant Garlands

December 1, 2021

Fully online. Explore the versatility of garland design and the beauty it can bring to your home.

Branches and Boughs

December 15, 2021

Fully online. Join Ikebana designer Brandon Forsht as he highlights the principles and techniques of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana.

Floral Design Basics II

August 15, 2021–February 28, 2022

Fully online. Focus on contrast, proportion, scale, and more while building your floral design skillset.

Floral Spotlight: Philadelphia

January 19, 2022

Fully online. Explore how Philly impacted Pierre du Pont. See designs that recall the city’s glass structures.

A Touch of Hollywood

January 20, 2022

Fully online. Bring showstopping floral design right to your doorstep, courtesy of two stars of the floral world.

Sketching for Designers

Starts February 24, 2022

5 online sessions. Develop a foundation in field sketching techniques, including line, tone, and color.

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Conferences & Symposia

Gain insights from experts during conferences and symposia at Longwood Gardens and beyond.

Our Gardens Your Home

Fun with Fungi, Moss, and More

Floral designer Jennifer Reed shows you how to use mosses and woodland accents to create small arrangements for your home.