Class of November '09

I believe it was Jack Kennedy who said, "Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education."

In other words, WATCH OUT! There are now 9 more floral experts out there.
The proof is in the pudding:



Winter Citrus Workshop {CLASS IS FULL}
Sunday, January 10th
1-4 pm

This is the basics class. We'll cover how to choose, handle and arrange flowers. Following the season, we will have a sumptuous collection of winter citrus (kumquats, lemons, mandarins etc) anemones, ranunculus, poppies, narcissus and more. Everyone will make their own arrangement in a vintage milk glass vessel provided by the school.


Quince Blossoms {CLASS IS FULL}

Sunday, January 24th

This is the basics class. We'll cover how to choose, handle and arrange flowers. With the Chinese New Year one week away we'll be working with flowering quince branches to make lush masterpieces fit for celebrating the new year. Other flowers will include ranunculus, berries, anemones, tuberose and more.


Hail to the Hellebore!
Saturday, February 6th

This is the basics class. We'll cover how to choose, handle and arrange flowers. Very early spring has us in a frenzy for the Hellebore...we'll be using a myriad of early spring blooms. Pale blue, lavender and yellow flowers including grape hyacinth, narcissus, tulips and anemones.


Herbs: In the garden & In floral arrangements {CLASS IS FULL}
February 21st

By the end of February we're all inching to get our hands in the ground - this class will focus on early spring herbs you can grow in your kitchen garden. Nicolette and Sarah will offer their own insight into using fresh herbs in simple ways to enhance your culinary endeavors. Each student will plant a window box with assorted herbs and create an herbal floral arrangement in a vintage ball jar.


All classes are limited to 10 students, unless otherwise noted.
Clippers will be provided and are a gift to take with you.
Of course, class will finish with a champagne and tea party.

The class will take place in the Saipua studio at 147 Van Dyke Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Payments accepted through paypal.
To sign up, (or ask questions) email us at hello.flower.school@gmail.com


Over the river and through the woods...

Treat yourself to a little flower know-how and wow your Thanksgiving guests in one fall-swoop!

Tuesday, November 24th
at the Saipua Studio (147 Van Dyke Street, in Red Hook Brooklyn)

Nicolette and Sarah will demonstrate the art of using shallow compotes to create an autumnal centerpiece in the stunning Little-Flower-School style. Students will learn how to work with chicken wire and floral foam. This class is suitable for floral enthusiasts of all levels, and will be limited to 6 students. Each person will complete a floral masterpiece intended for Thursday's Thanksgiving table.

To register, email your interest with any questions to Nicolette at hello.flower.school@gmail.com. As with all flower school classes, payment is accepted through paypal.