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Diploma in Floral Design

  • Types & Styles of Floral Displays: An Introduction

    In this lesson you will be familiarising yourself with different styles of floral arrangements in order to pique your interest and provide you with ideas as precedent (eg. pedestals, corsage, headpieces, crowns, centerpieces, arches, hanging pieces, letter tributes, etc)

  • Identifying Plant Species

    In this lesson we will be covering the basics of botany. You will be identifying flowers by their Latin/botanical names and their common names; characteristics and variations of popular types of cut flowers; common flower forms and their uses in arrangements."

  • Common Pests and Diseases

    Things to notice in order to prevent browning of leaves and petals, and how to prevent this.

  • Tools of the Trade & Their Uses

    In this lesson you will be exposed to the tools and equipment used in floristry as well as how to maintain them.

  • Vessels & Base Materials

    In this lesson you will be learning how to select & prepare suitable vessels & base materials.

  • Drawing Skills

    In this lesson you will learn how to interpret floristry client briefs as well as how to develop your drawing & communication skills.

  • When to Make the Cut

    In this lesson we will be differentiating between perennial, annual and biennial flowering plants in order to familiarise oneself with the seasons in which certain flower species are available and in stock for use.

  • Flower Prepping

    In this lesson you will be learning how to cut, condition & care for your fresh-cut florals in order to extend their "shelf-life" as well as learning about how to store flowers for transportation.

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