This year the Floral Design Group will host a special general meeting program in December by Erica W, one of our own award winning floral designers,  She’ll bring the beauty of nature and the joys of whimsy and romance to our holiday decorating with ideas inspired by the garden. The 2018-2019 program year will include three workshops  to be held in the Ruby McSwain Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum.

Our Floral Design Group leader, Patsy S is a Natioinal Flower Show Judge

Our Floral Design Group leader, Patsy S is a Natioinal Flower Show Judge

Programs for the 2018-2019 RGC year

January 15: Tuesday, 1:00 – 4 pm, JCRA, New Year’s Japanese Ikebana Design workshop with Jane Barbot. We will make a traditional Shoka Style design that “tells a story”. Details about what to bring can be found here. Note earlier start time than what was listed in the Yearbook.

April 16: Tuesday, 1:30 – 4 pm, JCRA, Cut Flower Displays, we’ll focus on displays for horticultural exhibits in flower shows

In November, the Floral Design Group met at the Arboretum and made miniature designs

2017/2018 Activities

Last year, the Floral Design Group sponsored the RGC program on February 7th, featuring noted designer Steven Taras, During the year we had 4 workshops where we learned how to make miniature designs, low profile designs, designs featuring wood, ceramic or metal components, and underwater designs.