Intermediate Floral Design

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Have you successfully completed Beginning Floral Design and are you looking to further develop your design knowledge and career skills? This daytime condensed two week course will build upon your current training and advance your marketability for a job that is both enjoyable and in high demand.  Intermediate classes will learn hand-tied bouquets including a dozen roses, Oriental style arrangements, asymmetrical arrangements, arrangements done with fruit and vegetables, and arrangements made in a watermelon, cantaloupe, pumpkin, or large squash, plus techniques for making your own or your employer’s floral business profitable.  All certificate classes are taught by Frances Thrash, FTD Master Designer, NGC Design Instructor, and NGC Master Judge with more than 40 years of experience.


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.

Learn more about the Certificate program.

Beginning Floral Design is a pre-requisite.

Pre-registration is required.

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

This is a 4 week course: October 16 – November 8
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays – 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Pre-registration is required

Norfolk Botanical Garden



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