Thursday, May 1, 10 a.m.
Laura Dowling is the chief floral designer for the White House. She works in the New Garden Style using vines and flowers within a classical bouquet. Dowling has studied French and German floral art under the world’s most exciting and innovative floral philosophers. She lives in northern Virginia with her husband, a Minnesota native.
Sponsored by Martha Head
Thursday, May 1, 2 p.m.
James Farmer, a Georgia native, is at the forefront of the garden-to-table lifestyle. As a boy he learned how to pull vegetables from the kitchen garden and cook at his grandmother’s side. A best-selling author, Farmer has been featured in numerous publications and on national TV. In the South, an invitation to a “James Farmer Party” is as valuable as gold.
Sponsored by Lucille Amis
Friday, May 2, 10 a.m.
Bill Taylor is a floral design professional with over 30 years of experience. He has been a longstanding member of American Institute of Floral Designers, serving as both a fellow and president, and is recognized as an AIFD laureate. He is a highly sought-after international floral designer.
Sponsored by Renata Winsor
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