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Introduction to Floral Design I: Certificate Workshop Online Class

Introduction to Floral Design I: Certificate Workshop
Virtual Certificate Workshop

Dates & Price

Online Course, 3 live-streamed sessions

Monday, October 18, 2021
4:00–5:00 pm

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
4:00–5:00 pm

Monday, November 22, 2021
4:00–5:00 pm

Register by October 14, 2021

Fee: $499

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $449

Registration Closed

Whether you are beginning your journey toward a Certificate of Merit in Floral Design, or just want to learn techniques for arranging flowers, this course provides the foundational skills and the hands-on practice you need to spark your floral design creativity. Learn how to select and condition flowers, use tools and mechanics, and understand various floral design styles including decorative round, vegetative, parallel, garland, and designs in glass through a series of online presentations and video tutorials. Then, it’s your turn to practice what you’ve learned!

You will receive directly to your home, three shipments that include all the non-perishable materials (excluding containers) and flowers needed to make the arrangements demonstrated in the online class plus a Longwood apron. You create your arrangements, upload an image or video of each final work, and receive personalized feedback on your designs from skilled instructors Jane Godshalk and Cres Motzi. The learning continues with two online interactive sessions in which Godshalk and Motzi provide expert advice on how to improve your designs and bring your floristry to the next level. 

This course meets one of the core requirements of Longwood Gardens’ Certificate in Floral Design.


Cres Motzi AIFD


3 online, live-streamed sessions