Floral Designs for Gifts

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1-4 weeks
125 GBP excl. VAT
Part time

Course description

Floral Designs for Gifts

This is a five-week course looking at creating floral gifts for you to give on those special occasions.;

Suitability - Who should attend?

To create your flower arrangements, you will be required to bring the following objects to each weekly session:

Week 1: hand tie bouquet

  • 15 – 20 stems flower such as, Roses, Chrysanthemums, Eustoma, Eryngium,
  • two stem filler flowers, such as, wax flower, Aster, Solidaster
  • six stems of foliage, like, Eucalyptus, Pittosporum, Ruscus
  • cellophane
  • ribbon or raffia
  • string and scissors
  • a notebook and pen

Week 2: a floral gift in a hat box

  • 20 stems flowers, such as a mix of Roses, Germini, Spray Chrysanthemums, Tulips, Eustoma
  • optional foliage, such as, Pittosporum, Ruscus, Euonymus
  • hat box
  • posy pad
  • organza ribbon
  • scissors

Week 3:;vegetative design from your garden

  • 15-20 stems of seasonal flower,
  • Roses, Germini’s Carnation, Tulips, Eustoma
  • seasonal foliage
  • shallow dish?oasis
  • scissors and a knife

Week 4: topiary tree

  • two small Fatsia japonica’s
  • ten Equisetum ?or Cornus stems
  • two Phormium leaves
  • five large flowers, such as, Gerbera/Rose;
  • container
  • oasis
  • scissors and a knife

Week 5: summer border parallel design

  • ten small Roses
  • two stems of Gypsophilia
  • ten stems small foliage Hebe, small Pittosporum
  • container or plant pot
  • trunk sunk into patching plaster
  • moss or pebbles
  • scissors

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You will need to bring scissors and secateurs. You may also wish to bring a camera to record the day and a box to take your designs home in.

Training Course Content

Throughout this course, you will learn a variety of techniques each week, including:

  • Week 1: hand tie Bouquet
  • Week 2: a floral gift in a hat box
  • Week 3: vegetative design from your garden
  • Week 4: line arrangement
  • Week 5: topiary tree

Course delivery details

You will learn through practical hands-on session and demonstrations.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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