Flower Arrangements

Events + Workshops

On the farm and in town!

We love to have you visit the farm! Cultivate your interest in flower arranging and crafting other materials at Great Blue Farms in Nantahala, North Carolina! We also have many local classes and workshops you’ll surely enjoy!
We love to plan these fun and informative events for you and your friends, church groups, clubs, and organizations! Call today for full details and availability.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Summer Brunch + Blooms
    Ray's Florist and Greenhouse
    Jul 10, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Ray's Florist and Greenhouse, 250 Marsh Lily Dr, Sylva, NC 28779
    Enjoy a delicious brunch, learn how to care for your blooms, and the art of floral arranging with flowers fresh-from-the-garden. $75.00 per person Price includes brunch, all flowers, supplies, and a container to take home your masterpiece.
  • Fall in Love with Flowers and Foliage
    Ray's Florist and Greenhouse
    Oct 09, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Ray's Florist and Greenhouse, 250 Marsh Lily Dr, Sylva, NC 28779
 
 

Workshop + Event Offerings

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Seed to Bloom to Bouquet workshop

An immersive 3-day, 6-hour workshop on how to grow your own cut flower garden.  Learn how to start your own seed, how to grow your blooms, and how to create a bouquet and centerpiece from your bounty.

DATE: Check back for dates
TIME: Check back for times
COST: Stay tuned!

The Bridal Series

Great Blue Farms offers on-farm or offsite Pop-Up Flower Bars for Bridal Showers, Bridal Parties, and all Wedding Celebrations.


Our Bridal workshops instruct DIY Brides and Friends on how to make some of the following wedding flowers:

* Bridal Bouquets

* Boutonnières and Corsages

* Floral Crowns

* Centerpieces and Table Tops

Price includes all supplies and light refreshments.

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Fall Foliage and Crafting Class

Create fall arrangements and crafts with foraged ingredients from the farm #whattodowithdeadstuff

Price includes all supplies and light refreshments.

DATE: Check back for dates
TIME: 10:00a-2:00p
COST: $75

Kokedama Workshop

Create a beautiful indoor hanging garden with these ancient Japanese moss balls. Learn how to make, and care for these unique and special treasures!

Price includes all supplies and light refreshments.

DATE: Saturdays
CHECK BACK FOR DATES
TIME: 10:00a-2:00p
COST: $50

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Sage and Lavender Workshop

Learn more about herbs and their medicinal properties while touring our garden. You will learn to make a sage smudge stick, learn how to smudge your spaces, and create a beautiful aromatic wreath using herbs fresh from the garden!

Price includes all supplies and light refreshments.

DATE: Saturdays
CHECK BACK FOR DATES
TIME: 10:00a-2:00p
COST: $75

Forcing Spring Bulbs

For winter blooms or holiday gifts. Learn the art of forcing spring blooms indoors to enjoy blooms all winter or to give as stunning gifts.

Price includes all supplies and light refreshments.

DATE: Check back for dates
TIME: 2:00p-5:00p
COST: $75

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Making Wreaths

Holiday Wreath Making Class
with Ray's Florist and Greenhouse

Create a gorgeous live holiday wreath with materials foraged from the farm.

Price includes all supplies and light refreshments.

DATE: Saturday, November 27, 2021
TIME: 11:00a-1:00p
COST: $59.95
LOCATION: 250 Marsh Lily Court, Sylva NC

Brunch + Blooms

Join us for our Brunch and Blooms Event at Ray's Florist and Greenhouse
250 Marsh Lily Drive.
Enjoy a delicious brunch, learn how to care for your blooms, and the art of floral arranging with flowers fresh-from-the-garden. 
Price includes brunch, all flowers, supplies, and a container to take home your floral masterpiece!

DATE: Saturday, July 10, 2021
TIME: 10:00a-12:00p
COST: $75

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