Beginning Floral Design

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Thursday, May 9th, 2013
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Floral Design certificate program students

This program is sold out.

Looking for a career switch? Or perhaps a second job? This course provides you training for a marketable skill that is both enjoyable and in high demand. All certificate classes are taught by BettyAnn Galway, NBG Lifelong Learning Manager and Master Floral Designer.

Beginner classes will learn bow tying, bud vases, triangles, dozen all-around, roundy-moundy centerpieces, long & low centerpieces, corsages & boutonnieres, plus shop training and customer service.


Setting the standard!
The ONLY professional floral design certificate program offered in southeastern Virginia. Turn your passion into a marketable skill.

  • Taught by floral designer Frances Thrash with over 30 years of design experience.
  • Comprehensive curriculum
  • Hands-on training with fresh flowers every class
  • Shop training: ordering, inventory & customer service
  • Rigorous and Vigorous!

All supplies and flowers are included in course fee. Students enjoy taking home weekly floral designs.

Students must attend 36 hours and pass written and hands-on tests to receive a certificate. (Graduation and potluck dessert following exam on April 18).

This is a three-week course: April 30-May 16
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays – 9:30 AM – 2 PM daily

Pre-registration is required.

Norfolk Botanical Garden



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