Stuck on how to arrange or cut your flowers? Jodie Zahner has the answers.
This expert will have you creating beautiful floral arrangements with ease. Join us at Dovecote Porch & Gardens at 10 a.m., Friday, July 10.
Bring your own:
-garden bits and pieces to use as background or accent
We will provide:
-extra materials like oasis, tape and extra filler material
Dovecote provides a container for your creative juices to reside in! Wear your casual clothes, bring an umbrella, a friend and have great fun. Limit 12. $35 includes vessel for arrangement and goodies.
Jodie Zahner is Chattooga Gardens floral designer, photographer and web master. She has a masters degree in horticulture from Clemson, and is a member emeritae of the Laurel Garden Club of Highlands. One of her community projects is an educational rain garden at the Highlands Performance Art Center that features native plants. She designed a magnificent landscape garden that took “Best in Show” at the 2004 Southeast Flower Show. One of her favorite projects was designing the flower borders for Headwaters Golf Course. She also loves to sing, dance and make music. Jodie welcomes floral design commissions for weddings, home centerpieces and gifts.
Her Christmas wreaths are the stuff of legends. Jodie said, “I’ve never done a workshop before! I just let it go and flow and it comes together.”
Boy, does it come together! She has been awarded the highest honors time and time again at the Bascomb’s Mountains in Bloom. I’m personally going to be doing a vase and I am all thumbs. (Hugh is the floral arranger in our family.)
Chattooga Gardens, based in Cashiers, North Carolina was founded by Jodie and Jeff Zahner in 1996. Their goal was to provide plants that would thrive in our mountain climate, including many native plants, as well as the knowledge gardeners need to be successful in these special conditions.
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