S18A2 Woodland Design: Naturalistic Botanical Arrangements

Please note: this course requires membership in
Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2017-2018 or Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2018-2019

Dates:January 29 - February 12, 2018
Meets:M from 12:30 PM to 3:50 PM
Location:Sunnyside Retirement Community Sunnyside Room
Fee: $35.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact the program coordinator to find out if alternative classes are available.

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Participants will learn how to modify, treat, and use woodland materials (logs, branches, roots) as a unique foundation for botanical and floral arrangements through demonstration and hands on activities. Learning how to use mosses, lichen, mushrooms, seedpods and other "woodland finds," participants will create two living botanical arrangements with texture, drawing inspiration from nature. The first arrangement will be using a unique woodland foundation and the second a terrarium.

Instructor: Tamara Gibson is a botanical and floral designer as well as landscape design consultant. She is the Co-Founder and Director of the Artisans of Port Republic. She is a member of the Artisan Trail Network, Harrisonburg-Rockingham and the Arts Council of the Valley. Tamara is a member of the Garden Club of Virginia, Spotswood Chapter; her garden has been on the Virginia Historic Homes and Garden Tour.

Additional Fee: A fee of $35 for plants, soilbases and other materials for woodland and terrarium arrangements paid to course assistant at the first class. A complete list of tools and examples of suitable containers to bring to class will be given to all participants prior to class.


Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at LLI@jmu.edu or 540/568.2923.

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