Filoli Flower Design Program
Filoli, a National Trust for Historic Preservation property with over 6,000 acres of gardens and open space, is an excellent example of the Golden Age of American garden design and country house architecture. Filoli is recognized as one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century and is a cherished resource for the community valuing education, volunteerism and diversity.
Katherine is the co-lead instructor for the Filoli Flower Design Program. Filoli offers over a dozen flower design courses, as well as the Home Floral Design Certificate Program. Recognized as one of the leading flower design programs in California, Filoli offers beginner as well as intermediate and advanced flower design courses throughout the year.
Click here to see Filoli's Schedule of Upcoming Classes and register for a class..
Gamble Garden Center - Palo Alto
The Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, a non-profit organization, is a precious and uncommon resource for everyone. Located in Old Palo Alto, our historic property has a rich legacy, a commitment to education, and year-round beauty. Come see Gamble for yourself—it’s free and open to the public every day during daylight hours.
Our historic two-and-a-half acre property includes a rose garden, cutting garden, formal herb garden, demonstration bed, wisteria garden, and an allée. Here are five good reasons to get outdoors at Gamble: Enjoy a new view, Notice what’s in bloom, Ditch the tech (for a bit), Relax and re-center, Take a breath of fresh air.
Gamble offers several education classes, including Floral Design.
Private Classes for Small Groups
Katherine also offers small group classes throughout the Bay Area in flower design. Classes from 6 to 20 students can be accommodated on your site or at a location in Palo Alto. Katherine offers "Getting Started' beginner classes or more advanced offerings such as Fall or Spring Wreaths.
Classes typically last two hours and each participant brings home a beautiful flower creation of their own. They require no previous experience in flower design. Perfect for celebrations, family get togethers, or team building, these classes are priced on a per person basis.