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On-Site Make-It, Take-It workshops

Winter Floral Arrangement


Winter Floral Arrangement

Winter Flower Arrangement – Onsite
Make It, Take It Workshop
December 5 – 10:00am-11am
General Public - $50
Members - $45

Bring the scents and colors of the winter season home! Design an arrangement for your dinner table or craft a unique gift. Fresh materials and design bowl are provided. Bring hand clippers and a box for transporting your arrangement. This onsite class will be held on the Botanical Gardens campus. *Flowers will vary based on availability

 

Meet your instructor Kristy Schmitt

Kristy is the Director of Education at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. As a certified teacher for both Birth-Grade 2 and 7-12 Biology, she has been teaching children and adults of all ages all about plants at the Botanical Gardens. She has also been a long-standing workshop instructor and lecturer for a wide variety of programs both onsite and in the local community at libraries and other community centers. She loves plants, particularly trees and mosses and enjoys sharing the botanical world with everyone!

Her background is in Science Education with a MS from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Forest Biology with a focus on Natural History Interpretation from SUNY-ESF. Kristy held educational positions with the Pioneer School district, Buffalo Audubon Society, and the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse before starting at the Botanical Gardens in 2012. Most recently, she became a Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional in 2017 and serves on the executive board of PLANT-WNY.

Kristy is extremely knowledgeable about the natural world and loves to share her passion with her daughter, Linden. She is a fun and super energetic instructor that exudes a love of plants.

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