A Floral Design Workshop with Soil & Stem
Arranging from the Garden, Roadside, and Indigenous Landscape
Waingake Valley, New Zealand
November 13,14,15, 2017
Nicole Land of Soil & Stem along with Sarah Hodge, Master Horticulturist and floral designer of Horrobin & Hodge
Nicole and Sarah are known for their unruly and wild aesthetic that finds beauty in natural imperfections. They are passionate about sourcing the best product and gaining inspiration from the native surroundings.
During the workshop, Nicole & Sarah will give insight to their experience foraging locally and why its important to incorporate indigenous vegetation in floral design. Additionally, Nicole & Sarah will cover topics like color, texture, form, and flower care.
This is a flower intensive workshop where attendees will participate in three full days of hands on floral designing and styling.
This is design focused instruction with limited business discussion. however, each student will receive one-on-one time with Nicole to discuss any business or design related questions.
Field of Roses
Field of Roses is a small flower farm nestled in the Waingake Valley on the outskirts of Gisborne New Zealand. Field of Roses specializes in growing the most beautiful heritage garden roses as well as a selection of blooms that lend themselves to creating wild and romantic designs. Each morning students will have unlimited access to the flower garden where they will cut the freshest blooms for their designs. It goes without saying that this intimate farm is the perfect setting for encouraging creativity and friendships.
Along with personal instruction from Nicole and Sarah, your investment includes:
flowers & floral supplies for three days
hand-dyed silk ribbon
linen work apron
professional imagery for your portfolio
light breakfast, refreshments, snacks, and lunch and a dinner the during workshop
new friendships and connections
travel, accommodations, & dinners not included
You have the option to hold your placement in the workshop with a NON REFUNDABLE, NON TRANSFERABLE deposit of $1,000. By purchasing your deposit, you are agreeing to these terms. Final payment due 60-days prior to class. This is non-refundable, however, if circumstances arise and you cannot attend workshop, credit toward a future class or workshop can be given within 60 days notice of workshop date.
All prices listed in USD
Imagery shown provided by Mandi Nelson Photography