(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trumpington Community College
Lime Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 9FD
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Brief Description: Brighten up your home by coming along to this session we will show you how to arrange the lovely Germini and Gerbera flower in a wonderful, vibrant arrangement. You
Brighten up your home by coming along to this session we will show you how to arrange the lovely Germini and Gerbera flower in a wonderful, vibrant arrangement. You will learn tips and tricks plus a few interesting twists along the way for that designer touch! All materials are included in the course fee.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
No knowledge required, just a love of flowers .Please notify the college of any plant allergies before the course.
By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
● Create a natural Germini arrangement using floral techniques and some leaf manipulation
● Learn tips to prepare your flowers and prolong their cut flower life
● Investigate alternative ways of arranging Germini flowers and foliage
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
There is an allowance included in the fee for all plant material and sundries used.
You will need to bring:
Strong scissors, wire cutters if you have them, (the college has a small number for your use) bin bag, notebook and pen if you want to record any information for yourself, camera (optional) and apron. Also a crate or semi rigid bag (eg supermarket hessian bag) to transport your design. You may wish to provide protective disposable gloves for your hands or hand wipes, as the plant material can get messy!
Examination Fees: No exam.
You will record your progress through completed designs and one to one discussions with the tutor.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
Flower arranging leisure course on Thursday evenings at Coleridge or beginners courses on Tuesday afternoons or evenings at Trumpington.
Further floral workshops eg Wedding Flowers on the 2nd and 3rd February 2019, Joyful Germini on the 16 March 2019 and Summer Topiary including Succulents on the 18 May 2019
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
Helen AllenI have many years’ experience in floral design with my creations appearing in international magazines. I won ‘student of the year’ for my ANC floristry exam. Being freelance as ‘Verdila flowers’ I teach many different groups including sheltered schemes, and I am busy with wedding and event work especially in the summer months.