Summer Floral Designs

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

Course description

Summer Floral Designs

This course will show you how to produce designs using summer flowers and foliages for special occasions using a range of containers.

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 design

  • 3-5 spray Chrysanthemum
  • 5-7 focal flowers, such as, roses and carnations
  • 7-10 secondary flowers such as, Alstroemeria, Eryngium, Lissianthus
  • 40cm long stem foliage, using flowers like, Eucalyptus Pittosporum Hard Ruscus
  • Cellophane
  • Ribbon or taffia
  • Scissors
  • Notebook

Week 2: Vase of flowers from the garden

  • 15-20 stems of seasonal flowers
  • 5-7 stems of seasonal foliage
  • Ceramic vase
  • Chicken wire or copper mesh
  • Scissors
  • Notebook

Week 3: Trug of flowers

  • 10-15 stems of seasonal flowers
  • 5-7 stems of foliage
  • Trug or open basket
  • Floral foam
  • Frog and fix
  • Raffia or ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Notebook

Week 4: Hat box

  • 10-15 stems of seasonal flowers
  • 3-5 stems of foliage optional
  • Small hat box
  • Floral foam
  • Plastic dish
  • Scissors
  • Notebook

Week 5: Summer border parallel design

  • 5-7 stems tall flower
  • 5-7 stems of single headed flower
  • 3-5 stems of small flower can be multi headed
  • Moss or short compact foliage
  • Small trough
  • Oasis
  • Scissors
  • Notebook

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Please bring with you: An apron A pair of suitable scissors and secateurs, if you have them A camera / Ipad – you may like to take photos “as you go” and off your completed arrangements.

Training Course Content

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

  • Week 1: hand tie design
  • Week 2: vase of flowers from the garden
  • Week 3: trug of flowers
  • Week 4: hat box
  • Week 5: summer border parallel design

Course delivery details

You will learn through practical sessions 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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