Sun, Aug 14|
Flower Growing and Arranging 101
Join flower farmer Candice Gohn at Gariss Gardens in Port Townsend for a hands-on, two-hour workshop in flower farming and floral design. Ticket price includes 2 hour class, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage selection, snacks, and a gorgeous self-designed, garden-fresh bouquet.
Time & Location
Aug 14, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Gariss Gardens, 501 27th St, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
About the event
Spend an enjoyable summer afternoon walking a working flower farm and learning how to make fabulous bouquets.
After a brief meet-and-greet, you’ll sip a cool drink as we tour through the beautiful Gariss Gardens and discuss the planting, pruning, and watering techniques that keep a flower garden producing blossoms for the entire season. For gardeners, this knowledge could be a game changer. For those who don’t garden, the information will help you select commercially purchased flowers for maximum enjoyment and longevity.
-How to encourage flowering plants to produce more blossoms for a longer period of time
-How to keep flowering plants healthy during the entire growing season
-How to select what to cut, when to cut it and where on the plant to cut
-How to select store-bought flowers that will give you the best bang-for-your-buck
After a snack break and another cool beverage, we will work with heaps of fresh-picked flowers, crafting bouquets for you to take home.
-How to select flowers that visually compliment each other
-The importance of greenery and fillers
-How to create a bouquet structure that will stay beautiful for a long while
-How to increase the vase life of all your cut flowers
Ticket price includes 2 hour class, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage selection, snacks, and a gorgeous self-designed, garden-fresh bouquet.