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Formally known as South Downs Floristry School

Floristry Beginners and Beyond -Online course 

Join over 800 students in over 60 countries!

 This is a leisure course to be enjoyed at your own speed, with the luxury of inclusive Online Tutor support.


The course is a stepping stone for those who love flowers as a hobby or if you are thinking about a new career or job opportunity.. Floristry is a fantastically creative subject and whilst it is a hands-on discipline it is vital that you gain underpinning knowledge to understand the subject in full. The more you learn, you understand what a lot there is still to learn!  The course has been written by a Head of  Floristry, a practicing florist and a English tutor with an absolute wealth of experience 


A brief history of floristry - you will learn about where our modern day designs originate, and how they still influence designs today

Care and conditioning of flowers and houseplants - you will learn professional tricks of the trade to make your flowers and plants last so much longer.

 Basic colour theory and how to use it with flowers - you will learn how to blend colours like a professional florist.

 Creating a buttonhole and boutonnieres - you will learn a step by step processes to create a wedding buttonhole.

 Buying tips –you will learn how to identify and how to pick the perfect flowers for optimum freshness.

Creating a Hand tied Bouquet -an easy to follow step by step process to create stunning bouquets

Creating a Gift wrapped Cone wrapped Bouquet - learn presentation skills and how to wrap flowers like a professional florist

  How to create a Floral Crown - amaze your friends by making a pretty floral crown to wear at festivals - easy to follow step by step process


 Progression course - The Principles and Elements of  Floral design 

Cost  149 USD$ (£120)

Educational discount available for Schools and Colleges


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" Great course! Thank you so much, have loved learning about flowers!" Anna San Franciso



"Inspirational! Thank you so much" Saskia Canada
Thank you, I have found this course very interesting and engaging, loving every bit! Sally London