Discover your passion for flowers in a beginner floristry course. This six-week course presented by Canterbury Horticultural Society is the perfect place to launch your floral creativity. Providing the skills and knowledge needed to improve your techniques, and explore contemporary design.
12.30-2.30pm on Mondays – 21 February to 28 March 2022
Suitable for future florists, designers or creative amateurs keen on floral art.
All flowers and materials provided. Each week you’ll get to take home your unique creations.
On completion of the course you will have the confidence to design flowers for events and commercial activities as well as for leisure and home. Certificate of completion issued.
Complimentary tea, coffee and light refreshments available throughout the session.
Tutor: Caitlin Joy from Freya Flora
Caitlin’s background in horticulture, passion for plants, nature, and our environment and almost two decades of industry experience make her a truly wild and green florist. Caitlin trained as a florist after graduating from high school and has been working with flowers in some capacity ever since. Originally from Cambridge, she has also lived and worked in Wellington and Amsterdam before coming home to New Zealand and settling in Otautahi, Christchurch. Her business, Freya Flora, offers styling for every occasion from Weddings to Flower Parties.
“I like to imagine I’m creating a little slice of garden paradise with every bouquet that leaves the shop, a beautiful representation of every bride with every bridal bouquet I create, and a calming slice of nature with every installation I am part of.”