Floral Design

Intro to Floral Design
Have you always wondered how to make a floral arrangement pleasing to look at? Join Cindy Mattson of Given Erwin Florist for this 4 week class. We will cover the principles and elements of Floral Design, as well as fresh flower care and handling. A hands-on workshop will be included in each class session. All flowers, materials, and tools will be provided you can take home each project. Bring your creative spirit. This is a fun, hands-on class - no experience is necessary! While this is more of an educational program, the atmosphere is casual and the material we’ll work with is lovely. We’ll use a different combination of florals each week. Topics covered: Harmony and Unity Proportion and Scale Rhythm and Emphasis Balance and Symmetry. An Additional materials fee of $25 for each class session ($100 total) payable to the instructor via cash or check only the first night of class.  Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral Design member. (10 hours) $99

4/23 - 5/14              6:00pm - 8:30pm                 Monday          Bedford             MATTSON
PER 783 30               18766                                HH 314

Spring Has Sprung Floral Arrangement
Daffodils, Tulips and other flowers are joyful harbingers of the season. Just in time for spring and Easter, learn tips for how to best care for these fresh flowers that you will arrange and take home. This hands on class is low key, geared for beginners, no experience necessary. Enjoy learning while you make something beautiful and you’ll get the bragging rights for doing it yourself. All flowers, tools and materials included. Materials fee of $25 is payable to the instructor at class via cash or check. Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral Design member. (2.5 hours) $29

4/06                 4:00pm - 6:00pm              Friday               Bedford             MATTSON
PER 784 30           18767                           HH 220

Mother’s Day Floral Arrangement
Mom Said, Bring Home Flowers. As the saying goes when Mom is happy, everyone is happy. Out do your siblings and make her proud, by bringing her a fresh arrangement you made yourself. We supply everything you’ll need, including flowers, materials and tools. You don’t need experience, we walk you through, step-by-step. Classes are fun and low key! Materials fee of $30 is payable to the instructor at the first class via cash or check. Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral Design member. (2.5 hours) $29

5/10                6:00pm - 8:30pm               Thursday              Bedford              MATTSON
PER 785 30          18768                            HH 220

Indoor Winter Organic Composting
Are you interested in organic composting? Have you ever wondered what happens to outdoor compost piles during the cold winter months? Are you curious to know how to compost even if you don’t have access to a backyard? Are you interested in the mystical "Compost Tea" that has proven to rejuvenate indoor and outdoor plants? Join this class to learn and receive your own compost starter kit! This one night class will teach you how to create and maintain a healthy compost bin that will be fully operational during winter months and beyond. Your compost bin will be virtually odorless and will be very easy to maintain. You will be able to compost many things such as coffee, tea, junk mail, egg containers, fruits and vegetable peels, and more. You will take home a 1/2 lb. container of a compost starter kit, which contains all the micro and macro organisms that are needed to start a perfectly healthy, organic, functioning compost bin. This class will take place at Minuteman Technical School, 758 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA. Registration is through Middlesex Community College. (2 Hours) $60

1/31              6:30pm - 8:30pm          Wednesday
PER 790 33            18847

Last Modified: 11/8/17