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What are floristry courses?

Floristry courses found through our website encompass a wide range of areas that will be useful when working in the field, from planting and harvesting to flower care and design, all the way to choosing the right flowers for any occasion; you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing your preferred path!  

With that being said, each and every one of the options includes numerous hands-on sessions, during which experienced gardeners and florists will teach key techniques and practices, making sure to provide you with all the knowledge needed to take care of and manage your own garden. 

Why should you take up a floristry course?


Whether you wish to hone your green fingers and turn your love for flowers into a fine art, or else simply want to learn how to properly care for your garden, then you should most definitely sign up for one of these floristry courses. From learning how to plant a bed, properly nurture your flowers and eventually harvest, to designing your personal bouquets and choosing the right ones for specific occasions, these courses may well and truly re-intensify your passion for the craft or even be the starting point to your new and exciting career!

With great emphasis naturally being put on fieldwork and studio demonstrations by professionals in the field, these courses are packed full of fun and hands-on tasks, preparing you with all there is to know when it comes to taking care of your garden flowers.

What will you learn from these floristry courses?

Floristry courses are generally comprised of several key areas, packed with all there is to know about the area, which collectively will get you all geared up and ready for the world of floriculture. Some of the core modules that will be covered throughout include:

  • Posy design
  • Line arrangement
  • Hand-tied aqua bouquet making
  • Sympathy single-ended spray
  • Contemporary arrangement
  • Table topiary design
  • Types of buttonhole – wired
  • Twin designs
  • Oval table centre
  • Decorative posy pad
  • Gift wrapping
  • Constructing personalised arrangements

By the end of your course, you will be able to:

  • Construct several floral designs
  • Understand the use of basic tools for floristry
  • Demonstrate conditioning and care for a range flowers and foliage
  • Demonstrate some of the latest techniques used in floristry
  • Understand some buying and ordering of flowers and foliage
  • Practice health and safety procedures used in floristry
  • Begin a portfolio of work

Following the completion of the curriculum, you will be assessed through two specific ways, primarily an online multiple-choice exam as well as an extensive practical assignment. All corresponding results and feedback will be provided on the same day, allowing you to instantly know whether you have passed the course.

How are floristry courses beneficial to you?


Practicing floristry comes with many benefits that will improve your overall well-being. As a matter of fact, numerous studies in the area have shown that the activity may:

  • Serve as a serene escape from the routine of everyday life
  • Act as a great de-stresser
  • Help diminish feelings of anxiety and depression
  • Serve as great exercise
  • Help those people who might not be so mobile, by allowing them to go outside and take in some well-needed fresh air
  • Provide you with fresh flowers!! 

Where are courses offered and how much do they cost?


From institutions and universities to garden centres and mobile classrooms, over 50 floristry courses are offered in various ways and locations, giving you the option to choose the one that best suits you.

Fees for these courses differ greatly too, so you shouldn't think twice about signing up, even if you are on a limited budget − we have a course at any price point!

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