The Winter Greens Guide

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The changing seasons gifts us floral designers an opportunity for variety and creativity.  However it also means that we need to know how to be flexible and adapt as our materials availability changes throughout the year.

Discovering the best materials for the job at hand in all seasons takes time and if you find yourself feeling overwhelmed when it comes to choosing the best materials for the job at hand, we totally get it!

Knowing which materials to choose takes time and experience.  We realise it can be super tricky to know what to use and when.  Asking yourself what quantity something arrives in?  How well something lasts?  Whether a material is suitable for the job, or if there's a better choice?

We want to help you take the guess work out of your materials choices this season with our brand new free tutorial;

The Winter Greens Guide – Fifteen Foliages to Design with this Winter



We are offering you all of our hard won insights so that you can choose the right foliage every time this Winter.

Taken directly from the Flower Class membership, this handy guide is going to be your new best friend.

Featuring fifteen foliages to design with, you'll soon be equipped with the knowledge you need to be making your most inspired and considered design choices.

Over four chapters we're walking you through commercial varieties like the Pine and Cypress families, as well as some more unusual selections too.  We cover Joseph's personal choices and favourites and just how he takes into consideration each material's unique characteristics.  We're looking at details such as cost, longevity, and availability.  We're also sharing care and conditioning tips so you can get the very best out of your materials

With this guide you can be sure to choose the right winter foliage for your designs, every single time this season.  And perhaps be inspired to make some new choices and creative selections too!


Happy Designing!

The Joseph Massie Team