& Beyond Events

updated on 9/2/21

We strongly recommend you confirm with the host whether an event is still taking place as listed.

CLASSES / EVENTS

FREQUENT HOST:
LONG:
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, longwoodgardens.org, 610-388-1000, educationoffice@longwoodgardens.org.

September 15–November 11: Landscape Design I, Wednesdays 4-6:30pm. This course is an in-depth approach to design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and topics related to sustainable landscapes. Online class, $249/person and $225/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

October 4–18: Sketching for Floral Designers, Mondays 4–5:30pm. Whether you are a budding floral designer or an established professional, knowing how to graphically represent your ideas and concepts to your client is imperative to your success.Online class, $129/person and $116/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

October 6: Floral Spotlight: In Season Fall Foraging, 4-5:30pm. Fall is the perfect time for foraging! Whether it is finding intriguing fruits and vegetables from your own backyard or a local farm, Valerie McLaughlin, AIFD, will show you how to create a beautiful arrangement using your unusual fall finds. Online class, $29/person and $26/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

October 14: A Touch of Hollywood: Show-Stopping Floral Design, 9am–2:30pm. Bring show-stopping floral design right to your doorstep, courtesy of two stars of the floral world. Join Full Bloom (HBO Max) finalist Ace Berry AIFD, TMF—known for his bold color choices and playful approach—and Kelly Shore of Petals by the Shore of Washington, DC—known for her passion for California-grown flowers—in this online, full-day, expert-level floral-design experience that will leave you star-struck.Online class, $259/person and $233/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

October 15: Perennial Plant Virtual Conference, 9:45am–3:30pm. The Perennial Plant Conference was started in 1983 to bring together locally, nationally, and internationally recognized experts on perennials for a day-long conference with an educational focus. Online class, $49/person. See website for details and registration. LONG

October 18, November 10 & 22: Introduction to Floral Design I: Certificate Workshop, three sessions 4-5pm. Whether you are beginning your journey toward a Certificate of Merit in Floral Design, or just want to learn techniques for arranging flowers, this course provides the foundational skills and the hands-on practice you need to spark your floral design creativity.Online class, $499/person and $449/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

October 25–December 6: Understanding Plants, self-paced with live-stream sessions on November 15 & 29. Ever wonder what a phrase such as “dentate margin” means? Improve your plant identification skills through a study of leaves, stems, flowers, and fruits. Look in detail at the methods (morphology) and terminology (nomenclature) used to describe plants throughout the seasons. Online class, $179/person and $161/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

October 28–November 14: Asian-Inspired Garden Design, Thursdays  4–6pm. Learn about components of traditional and interpretive Asian gardens and adapt those components in innovative ways.Online class, $129/person and $116/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

November 17: Floral Spotlight: Contemporary Harvest, 6-7:30pm. The last colors of the fall harvest deserve just as much attention as the peak of the summer bounty. Join Jerome Boodoo online as he weaves sticks, branches, rocks, vegetables, and more materials into bold, contemporary floral designs that will re-shape your take on autumnal flower arranging.Online class, $29/person and $26/members. See website for details and registration. LONG

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