Choose from basil, rosemary, sage and many other herbs to create three small kokedama. Jasmine of KoKeDaMa Flora will provide holistic information about the herbs in class and guide you in how to make and care for your new kokedama herb garden. Collect keepsake note cards for herbs used in class with recipes and care instructions for each kokedama. A $25 supply fee is paid to the instructor in class.
Build a wonderfully fragrant bouquet of in-season fresh cut garden flowers and herbs. Jasmine of KoKeDaMa Flora maintains gardens of bright zinnia, fragrant basil and colorful strawflower. Leave with a beautiful armful of summer and a collection of keepsake note cards of all flowers and herbs used in class. Work with vibrant flowers and learn tips and tricks for getting the most out of your garden bouquet. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class.
June 16, 23 & 30
The red rose symbolizes love and a buttercup may reveal a love of butter. Each class will pair a brief lesson with hands-on creations, using that class’s featured flowers. You will press flowers in each class using a small flower press, keep notes in an archival notebook, collect keepsake note cards on all flowers and herbs used in class and, in addition, will work on 3 floral projects including a full bouquet. A $25 supply fee is payable to the instructor each week in class.
Join me in studio to work with this mornings fresh cut flowers and herbs from my gardens. Learn more about the plants and flowers native to our area. Each class will provide information about medicinal , spiritual and traditional uses for so may of the plants we have become unfamiliar with. All information given has been publicly acquired and is not the recommended use, not recommended by me. Find a deeper connection to the flowers as we construct bouquets and drying baskets. All July long.
I am so excited to host this design class. Flowers to wear are such an expression of the moment. I flower in your hair won't last forever but the impression left can last a lifetime. Let's take it up a notch, Flower earrings and cuff bracelets, head pieces and chest plates. This time of year flowers are abundant and will be celebrated. This class will meet in studio and work with flowers cut fresh that morning form the garden. Design with me every week in August.
'Koke', is Japanese for moss and 'dama' is ball. Kokedama is as Japanese Bonsai practice. A ball of moss containing a plant that fits in the palm of your hand. This practice is thought to have been adapted from the careful observation of the small amount of moss on the exposed roots and trunks in traditional bonsai. Schedule a class for you and up to 4 friends!
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