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Virtual Floral Design | Welcome Spring!

“A flower blossoms for its own joy.”
— Oscar Wilde

spring-themed floral arrangementAs the first signs of springtime come into focus, we all look forward to what is coming into bloom. Welcome spring into your home with a glorious arrangement of tulips, daffodils, blooming branches, and other beauties of the season.

Ami Wilber helps you create a beautiful arrangement with step-by-step guidance and plenty of time to ask questions. Supplies are not included.


For an additional fee of $70, participants can order materials including flowers, greenery, and a container. Exact supplies may vary based on availability due to coronavirus-related supply chain issues. Participants will also need water and floral shears or scissors. Materials are limited to twenty.

  • Blooms: Select colors based on availability and preference (1 bunch of each unless noted otherwise)
    • hyacinth
    • daffodils
    • tulips
    • pittosporum
    • seeded eucalyptus
    • quince or cherry blossoms (1-3 branches)
  • Other Materials:
    • glass vase (9.75" h, 2.75" w)
    • chicken wire
    • floral tape

Interested participants must pre-order their materials by 5 p.m. on March 31 and collect them from Hillwood the morning of the program. Contact-free pickup is available between 10 a.m. and noon on April 14. If you have purchased materials from Hillwood in the past, please consider returning old flower buckets when you collect supplies.


This virtual workshop begins at 1:30 p.m. and is presented live via Zoom. Participants are encouraged to share their arrangements when complete via video; questions can be submitted via the chat feature. Please note that this workshop will be recorded. 

Registered participants will be emailed a link to join this Zoom program. To get started, please download Zoom on your chosen device and explore the Frequently Asked Questions.  


Ami Wilber became the floral and event décor designer at Hillwood in November 2016. Ami has over twenty-five years of experience as a floral designer. She received a bachelor’s degree in fine art from Miami University of Ohio and a Master of Fine Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology, School for American Crafts. Prior to joining Hillwood, Ami created sculptures and exhibited her installations at galleries and public spaces in Washington, D.C.