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Class size: 2 students
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Class topics:

1 Day Wedding Workshop
featuring Holly Chapple products includes floral tool and handouts
2 designs
$295 per person

Consumer Bunch of Flowers
3 hours training
includes flowers, container & handouts
$65 per person

Flowers to carry/Weddings
6 hours training
2 sizes & styles
$200 per person

Flowers to wear/Weddings
8 hours training
ring, necklace, wrist & pin on
$200 per person

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I am looking forward to meeting you in the classroom and sharing my floral passion and knowledge with you!! I love to learn new things....Hope you do too!!

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Christina Burton-Fox AIFD
floral artist & instructor


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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Floret Fragrant Carnations

Learn how to grow these old fashioned favorites  
long stemmed carnations
Carnations are some of the most fragrant flowers we grow here at Floret and bloom all summer long from an early sowing. We'll be starting seed in the greenhouse in the next week or two. Their long stems and extremely long vase life make them an ideal cut flower. The tufted blooms smell like sugar and cloves and they remind me of my childhood. Even a single stem will fill the entire room with a nostalgic fragrance. 

For years I searched for long stemmed, old fashioned, scented carnations and only recently stumbled upon some great varieties that can be grown from seed.Over 
the last two seasons, we have conducted farm trials on nearly 20 different varieties in search of the very best ones for cutting that possess long stems, healthy growth, strong fragrance and unique coloring.

Overhead shot of carnations
Over on the Floret Blog you will find a flower-filled post about carnations. 
In it you’ll learn: 

How to grow carnations from seed
My 5 favorite carnation varieties How to support plants for long, strong stemsHarvesting tips and more
I hope you will be inspired to tuck some of these scented treasures in your garden this coming season. 
Erin Benzakein

Christina Burton-Fox AIFD floral artist & instructor

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