Classes

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.

Flower Posy Class – Wednesday, 13th June 2018

7-9pm

In this first class, learn how to make beautiful posy bouquets for your home or simple gifts.  A posy bouquet is a small, compact arrangement suitable for a coffee table or as thoughtful gift. During this class, you will be shown how we can create several designs using the same selection of flowers, and then choose which design you would like to recreate yourself and take home with you to enjoy.

We will have a selection of materials available to buy to upgrade your posy design, or to take home and recreate some of the designs you didn’t get to try in class

 

Handtied Bouquet Class – Wednesday, 20th June 2018

7-9pm

Our second class covers the skills you will need to create the most popular floral design – The Handtied Bouquet, perfect to have in a vase at home or to give as a gift. We will demonstrate how to tie your blooms in the traditional spiral and how to wrap and present your bouquet. We will show you several combinations, and let you choose which design you would like to recreate yourself and take home with you to enjoy.

The handtied bouquet is the most popular floral design and here at The Adonis flower School we will give you the opportunity to learn how to make beautiful handtied bouquets for your home or to give as a gift. Watch us demonstrate how we can create several designs using the same selection of flowers, and then choose which you would like to recreate yourself and take home with you to enjoy. During this class, we will show you how to condition and look after fresh flowers, and talk through the basic concepts of floral design.

All materials will be supplied on the day, and we will have a selection of materials available to buy to upgrade your posy design, or to take home and recreate some of the designs you didn’t get to try in class

 

 

 

Floral Arrangements Class – Wednesday, 27th June 

7-9pm

Cost €50

The classic floral arrangement for special occasion decorations. The Adonis Flower School will show you some simple arrangement designs using oasis suitable for table centres or side table displays. During this class, you will be shown how to create a number of designs using the same selection of flowers, receive tips on how to wrap and present the bouquet, and then given the choice which you would like to recreate yourself and take home with you to enjoy. We will also show you how to condition and look after fresh flowers, and talk through the basic concepts of floral design.

All materials will be supplied on the day and we will have a selection available to purchase during and after the class, should you wish to upgrade your arrangement or take flowers home to re-create the designs you didn’t get to try in the class.

  • Classes are €50 each or book all three together for €135
  • If you book 2 or more places, and payment is made in full, we will a 5% discount (only 1 discount can be applied). 
  • 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.