the Adonis Flower School

Have you ever wondered how to create a beautiful bouquet, or arrange a fresh floral display? Join us at The Adonis Flower School and learn some secrets!

Your tutor Mark Garvie, is an international award winning floral designer. He has over 28 years experience in floristry and has travelled across Europe creating designs for events and weddings. Originally from the UK, Mark established his own floral business there before moving to Ireland and becoming part of the team at Adonis. He has tutored and demonstrated the art of floral design throughout the UK and now Ireland.

Each class will cover 1 design style, and during each class, you will also be shown how to condition (treat) and look after fresh flowers.

 All materials will be supplied on the day, and a selection will be available to purchase during and after the class. Classes run from 7pm-9pm in our shop on Patrick street.


Autumn and Winter 2018 Class schedule:


24th October  Designs in glass vases (SOLD OUT)

Ever wanted to learn how to create amazing designs in glass vases just like those fancy hotels do? Your tutor Mark Garvie shall show you how to design and create stunning floral displays in glassware perfect for your home. Something different than the standard vase of flowers. Mark shall demonstrate a number of designs and you will get to pick one and create it for your abode or as a lovely gift. Vase included.

Price €65 per person


14th November  Gift boxes and bottle sets

Your Tutor Mark Garvie will show you how to create two of our most popular floral gifts. The flowers in a gift box and flowers in caged bottle (The Burren Bottle on our website). Mark shall show you how to create these two designs and you will be able to choose which of the designs you would like to make and take home with you.

Mark shall guide you through the process of designing and creating the designs for that perfect gift. All materials and bottles/box included in class price.

Price €65 per person


7th November  Bridal Posy bouquet (SOLD OUT)

This class will show you how to design and create the perfect brides posy bouquet. You shall be shown how to put your flowers and foliages together to create a stunning design for any bride. There shall be little hints and tips on how to create your design and your tutor Mark shall guide you in the finishing touches for the perfect posy. All materials are supplied.

Price €70 per person


Christmas Door Garlands

November 28th (SOLD OUT) 29th (SOLD OUT) and 30th (SOLD OUT) December 3rd (SOLD OUT) 4th and 6th.

Join us here at the Adonis Flower School and create your own Christmas door garland. You shall be shown the techniques to design and make your own fresh foliage garland suitable for your door or even walls for the festive season. All fresh foliages and natural decorations plus ribbons shall be provided.

Price €65 per person


  • Classes are restricted to a maximum of 6 students
  • Places are held only when payment has been made
  • If, in the event that you cannot make a class and cancel your place, we will put your name down for the next suitable class, on condition that we can fill your place on the original class. If the position cannot be filled, we will be unable to refund the payment.