Beginning Floral Design – Sold Out

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Floral Design certificate program students

This course 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 Marlene MacDonald, AIFD, CFD with more than 25 years of experience in the field.

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 Marlene MacDonald, AIFD, CFD with more than 25 years of experience in the field.
  • 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 six-week course: January 13 – February 26.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays – 7 – 9 PM each day.

Pre-registration is required.

Norfolk Botanical Garden



Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket $548.00
for NBG Members $496.00

Payment processing and booking confirmation can take up to 24 hours to process. To avoid additional charges, please DO NOT resubmit your payment information for this event. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. If you do not receive an email or if you encounter a booking error message, please contact the Registration Desk @ (757) 441-5830 x338.