Looking back at a set of teaching workshops in Mexico City, Mexico with Bunch of Flowers and FlowerSchool New York in May 2015. What fun we had! Photography Beth Horta and Brittany Lenig for FlowerSchool New York.
I had the distinct honor of giving a floral demonstration and lecture at The Sasqua Garden Club in Southport, Connecticut yesterday. I chose to create three different types of floral arrangements to help bring a little Spring to a dedicated, delightful group of women. Thank you to Teresa Fenner, one of my beautiful students at […]
Thank goodness for FlowerSchool New York’s Creative Director, Eileen Johnson, and her ability to hone in on a good idea. The theme for The Horticultural Society’s dinner this year was, ‘Great Gardens.’ Vast indeed. After a few tries, she landed on a potager, or traditional French kitchen garden. Well, anything French sends me into swoons […]
Each day feels more and more like spring. On that note, I thought I’d help welcome in some of those Springy vibes with a post that was created last Spring at FlowerSchool New York. I had the pleasure of working with Japanese fashion designer, Tsumori Chisato, (whom I first became familiar with through a post […]
One of the benefits of teaching at FlowerSchool New York is meeting some pretty incredible florists. I’ve worked for a number of the Master Florists who teach at FlowerSchool New York but never before had the opportunity to cross paths with Ariella Chezar. Known for her elegantly organic style of arranging flowers, her 2002 book, […]
Back to the States for a second to pay homage to the glories of late Spring. I had the pleasure of playing with the flowers leftover from Lewis Miller’s most recent Master Class at FlowerSchool New York. He brought buckets and more buckets of the most sumptuous local Peonies and garden Spray Roses. He mixed […]
When FlowerSchool New York asked me if I would help collaborate on their table design for the New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Dinner I had moment to pause. I had never been a part of this type of show where success seems to be gauged by ‘how BIG can you go.’ And orchid isn’t […]