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January 2022

Floral Class: Cereal Bowl Centerpiece

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

No time to curate a fancy floral vase? No problem! This class will teach you that a humble cereal bowl can make a great vessel for beautiful round centerpieces featuring lovely winter flowers. Fee: $65 Member / $55 Non-Member    

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Photography Class: Creating Drama with Water

January 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn to use water to create drama in your images. Our photography instructor, Jeanine Hill, will provide you with a spray bottle, a flower and the opportunity to experiment with water drops to create flower artwork. You will also learn to use an eye-dropper and small lights to increase dramatic effects. The second half of the class will be spent in the garden, experimenting with the Sherman blooms. Jeanine has been working as a commercial photographer for over 35 years…

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Workshop: Introduction to Flower Pressing

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn the art of flower pressing, using cuttings and blooms from the Sherman garden. Kyle Cheesborough, Sherman Horticulture Director, will introduce you to the meticulous techniques required to press and preserve plants in order to display the intricacies of the plant and its flowers, leaves, and stems. For centuries, botanists have been observing, collecting, and preserving plant specimens for record-keeping and continued research of the species that inhabit our planet. As floral language became more prominent in the Victorian Era,…

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