How to Begin: Parallel Design

How to Begin: Parallel Design

In-Person Floral Design Class
A seated person creating a floral arrangemetn, holding a yellow rose.
William Hill

Date & Price

Saturday, September 14, 2024
1:30–4:30 pm

Fee: $139

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $125

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 September 2, 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. 

The look may be clean and contemporary, or natural and reminiscent of a growing garden. Learn how to balance shape, texture, and color to craft a visually striking composition using linear forms and space to create dramatic impact. This course provides the foundational skills and hands-on practice you need to spark your floral design creativity.   

Certificate Information

This course fulfills an elective requirement of Longwood Gardens’ Certificate of Merit in Floral Design.


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Jane Godshalk AIFD

Jane Godshalk AIFD earned an MBA in organizational behavior before discovering her life's passion, working with flowers. Jane fully immersed herself into the study of floral design, earning certificates from Longwood Gardens, the Stoas University in The Netherlands, and a fourth level teaching certificate in Sogetsu Ikebana. She is an Artistic Judge for the Garden Club of America and a Certified Evaluator for the American Institute of Floral Design. Godshalk has represented the US at the Chelsea Flower Show in London and at the World Association of Flower Arrangers in Dublin. Both the American Horticultural Society and the Garden Club of America have recognized Godshalk with national medals.