The Seaside Garden Club Presents Fall Into the Holidays: A Home Décor Demonstration and Raffle by Bert Ford of Ford’s Flowers. The program will take place onTuesday, October 8th at the Manchester Community Center. Social time begins at 7:00, Program begins promptly at 7:30. Light refreshments will be served. Open to all, guests $5. You will have a chance to win beautiful one-of-a-kind arrangements created by Bert as well as the opportunity to learn how to create your own!
Don’t miss a chance to see this high energy program with focus on home decor. Fresh flowers, grasses, live plants, fruit and vegetables and permanent botanicals will be featured. Bert will demonstrate tablescapes, wall and door decor and ideas for decorating your home for this festive time of the year (Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas).
Bert Ford, AIFD, PFCI is one of New England’s leading floral design professionals. He is the owner/operator of Ford Flower Company in Salem, Bert delights in creating different and unique designs, incorporating nature, art and today’s trends into his designs. He has extensive and broad-based experience in the floral industry, blending strengths in design, buying and selling techniques and floral shop operation and management to present the full spectrum of floral design. Bert has served as president of Teleflora’s New Hampshire-Vermont unit. As a member of Teleflora’s prestigious team of Education Specialists, he has presented and commentated floral design programs and has participated on design panels through the United States, Mexico and Canada. His work has be published in numerous floral selection guides and publications including feature articles and covers in “Flowers &” magazine. Bert has taught many classes at Teleflora’s Education Center in Oklahoma City, featuring trend setting designs for weddings, sympathy and everyday. He also presented the opening program at the American Institute of Floral Designers international symposium in July 2010.
The Seaside Garden Club is a group of fun, active, civic-minded and hands-on gardeners. We welcome all types of gardeners from beginners to experienced… there is always something to learn and share. We invite you to become a member of our club (only $25 for the year!) and enjoy our monthly programs which feature interesting guest speakers and creative workshops.
The Seaside Garden Club meets the second Tuesday of every month (September through June) at 7:00 pm at the Community Center, Manchester-by-the-Sea.
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