Course curriculum

  • 1

    Flower Arrangements

    • Differences in Mixed Arrangments

    • Know What You are Buying- Online vs Retail

    • Relying on Your Local Retail Florist

    • What is a Pretty Flower Arrangement

    • How to Get a Different Arrangement from the Same Flowers

    • Formal Floral Accents for Weddings and Prom

    • Custom Bouquets vs. Grab and Go

  • 2

    Birthday Flowers

    • February Birthday Flowers- Violet and Primrose

    • The March Birthday Flower- Daffodils

    • April's Birth Flower- Daisies

    • May Birthday Flower- Lily of the Valley

    • June Birthday Flower-The Rose

    • July's Birth Flower- The Larkspur

    • August's Birth Flower- Gladiolus

    • September's Birth Flower - The Aster

    • October Birthday Flower-Marigold

    • November Birthday Flower- Chrysanthemum

    • December Birthday Flower- The Poinsettia

  • 3

    Design

    • Consultations with Your Local Retail Florist

    • Summer Color Palette

    • Braided and Natural Floral Designs with Angelyn Tipton

    • Adding Personal Touch to Your Flower Arrangements

    • Choosing Your Wedding Bouquet

    • Spring to Summer Palette

    • Sympathy Sprays

    • Sympathy for the Home

    • The Meaning of Different Flower Colors

    • Monochromatic Floral Arrangements

    • All About Mono Botanical Floral Designs

    • The Right Size and Style of Floral Arrangements

    • More to Choosing a Single Color

    • Grouping or Clustering Flower Arrangements

    • Purchasing the Right Flowers for the Right Recipient

    • What's a Pretty Flower Arrangement

    • What is a Contemporary or Modern Flower Arrangement

    • Ordering a Traditional Flower Arrangement

    • More about Keepsake Containers

  • 4

    Flower Care

    • Bouquet Preservation DIY

    • How to Care for and Preserve an Arrangement DIY

    • Preserving Your Bouquet

    • Care tips for Floral Arrangements in Floral Foam

    • Watering a Floral Arrangement in a Vase

    • Do Your Part- How to Care for Your Bouquet

    • How to Care for Mixed Arrangements

    • How to Water Flowers in a Vase or Floral Foam

  • 5

    Flowers

    • Ranunculus

    • Sunflowers with Donald Yim AIFD

    • All about Tropical Flowers

    • Gladiolas

    • Stock

    • Daisies

    • Lisianthus

    • All About Roses

    • Basic Information about Alstromeria

    • Basic Information about Chrysanthemums

    • Basic Information about Gladiolus

    • Basic Information about Hydrangeas

    • Basic Information about Hypericum Berries

    • Basic Information about Lilies

    • Basic Information about Orchids

    • Basic Information about the Statice Flower

    • Floral Arrangements with Pollen

    • Premium Dozen Roses Versus a General Dozen

    • Snap Dragons Flowers

    • Peonies the Luxury Flower

    • Hydrangea

    • Lillies

    • Tulips

    • Fall Flowers

  • 6

    Holidays

    • Choosing the Right Colors for Mother's Day Flowers

    • Perfect Flower Varieties for Mother's Day Flowers

    • Deck the Halls

    • Christmas

    • Plants as Mother's Day Gifts

    • Seasonal Varieties for Mother's Day

    • Timely Orders for Mother's Day

    • What to Give Mom for Mother's Day

Instructor(s)

Jackie Lacey, AIFD, CFD, AAF, PFCI

Director of Education, Lead Instructor

Jackie Lacey has over thirty-five years of experience in the retail floral market and floral education field. His portfolio includes an extensive background in the retail floral market and wedding/event design experience. Most recently he has been the lead consultant and director to provide distinctive event/wedding planning and décor for a Chicago Event Company and currently an advisor and Education Specialist for Floriology Institute, Fitz Design, Fiorology Mexico and Industry leader in market trends, current design trends, industry education and retail marketing.

Donald Yim (AIFD, PFCI)

Floral Design Instructor

Donald has been in floral design for over 20 years and is now the Creative Director of West Van Florist in Vancouver, Canada. Deeply influenced by the eastern and western cultures, Donald has his unique approach to floral designs and aesthetics, which has caught a lot of attention from the industry and media.