Advanced Fall Centerpiece Workshop

Advanced Fall Centerpiece Workshop

A person standing in front of a projection screen, talking into a microphone, next to bundles of cut flowers.
William Hill

Dates & Prices

Saturday, November 23, 2024 
9:00 am–12:00 pm

 Fee: $179

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $161

This class is intended as an adult learning experience. Find out more about our Family Learning experiences.

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded. 

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Register by November 10, 2024

Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses

A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout. 

Explore how to use a more sustainable FibreFloral Design Media as a design mechanic, which requires a different and more advanced approach than using traditional floral foam. Take home a gorgeous floral design that celebrates the colors and textures of late fall, taking the form of a bountiful, long and low centerpiece featuring vibrant fall colors and contrasting textures. This class is intended for advanced design students.

Certificate Information

This class counts as an elective toward the Certificate of Merit in Floral Design.


Grove Studio 104/105 


Cres Motzi AIFD 

Cres Motzi AIFD is a graduate of Longwood Gardens Certificate of Merit in Floral Design and an internationally trained floral designer. She was inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers in 2010. Having graduated from Boerma Institute in Holland with diplomas in professional and advanced Dutch design,  Motzi has been a full-time designer who now works as a freelancer for events and weddings. She is a floral design demonstrator and has written tutorials and articles for By Design, a quarterly publication of GCA. Her works have been published in Green Scene, a publication of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society; Flower Arranging the American Way; International Floral Art Annual 2010/11; the Jubilee Edition of International Floral Art 2014-15; Asian Allure; and Artistic Floral Design 2020. She has successfully completed a European Masters Certification program with Tomas de Bruyne of Belgium in May 2012, received her certification in September 2013, and is now an AIFD Certified Floral Evaluator/Judge. Motzi is a 3rd-grade Sogetsu Ikebana teacher.