Floral Arranging Classes at Gamble Garden

Enjoy Floral Arranging Classes at Gamble Garden. We have a selection of demos and hands-on classes, open to the public.

CELEBRATE AUTUMN IN STYLE WITH A FLORAL DESIGN CLASS AT GAMBLE GARDEN

Learn how to create a lush and textural hand-tied bouquet containing: roses in autumnal hues, seasonal flowers and accents such as pods and grasses.  Katherine will instruct you on how to create that perfect spiral hand-tied bouquet. We will also artfully wrap our bouquets in coordinated fabrics and ribbon to make a stunning gift presentation.   Katherine will demonstrate how the bouquet can easily be used as a seasonal centerpiece. Spend an enjoyable morning at Gamble and take home a beautiful bouquet and some newfound floral arranging skills.

INSTRUCTOR BIO:

Instructor and Gamble floral arranger Katherine Glazier, EMC (European Master Certification) co-led Filoli’s floral design certificate program, exhibits at the de Young Museum’s Bouquets to Art and conducts public floral demonstrations.  She is a student in the Sogetsu school of Ikebana. In her designs, Katherine prefers to use seasonally and domestically grown material with an emphasis on the beauty of California grown floriculture. www.kjglazierdesign.com

COST: $99 members (use code IRIS) / $129 nonmembers

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FLOWER ARRANGING AT GAMBLE GARDEN

Learn how to purchase, condition and arrange beautiful seasonal blooms through demonstrations and hands-on learning. You will leave with a bountiful arrangement and newfound skills.
INSTRUCTOR BIO:
Instructor and Gamble floral arranger Katherine Glazier, EMC (European Master Certification) co-led Filoli’s floral design certificate program, exhibits at the de Young Museum’s Bouquets to Art and conducts public floral demonstrations.  She is a student in the Sogetsu school of Ikebana. In her designs, Katherine prefers to use seasonally and domestically grown material with an emphasis on the beauty of California grown floriculture. www.kjglazierdesign.com

COST:

This class is offered via the City of Palo Alto’s Enjoy! catalog. $35 residents / $45 nonresidents and a $65 material fee, payable at the class.

Waitlist is available online

FREE Native Plants and Wildflowers for the Vase: A Floral Arranging Demonstration

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Enter the natural world of floral arranging with native stems, leaves, seeds, fruits and flowers! Expand your understanding through this unique hour-long demonstration, as our very own Gamble experts work their floral magic with flowers and cuttings from California native plants. Co-sponsored by Gamble Garden and the Going Native Garden Tour, a joint project of the California Native Plant Society Santa Clara Valley Chapter and the UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County. This free event requires registration.

MOTHER’S DAY SPRING FLORAL ARRANGING CLASS

Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:30am – 12:30pm

Come celebrate spring and Mother’s Day by creating a beautiful nest centerpiece that you create in class. With Katherine’s instruction learn how to artfully weave branches, greens and mosses to create a botanical nest that you will fill with springtime blooms. Bring a bit of the blooming garden into your home to enjoy this spring season. Also, learn some easy ways to adapt this centerpiece to enjoy in other seasons.

Instructor and Gamble floral arranger Katherine Glazier, EMC (European Master Certification) co-led Filoli’s floral design certificate program, exhibits at the de Young Museum’s Bouquets to Art and conducts public floral demonstrations. She is a student in the Sogetsu school of Ikebana. In her designs, Katherine prefers to use seasonally and domestically grown material with an emphasis on the beauty of California grown floriculture. www.kjglazierdesign.com

COST: $99 members / $129 nonmembers