Programs 2021-2022

Programs 2021-2022

Our programs run from September through May on the 3rd Monday of the month beginning at 10:00 am unless otherwise noted at the Garden Club of St. Petersburg, 500  Sunset Dr. S, St. Petersburg, FL. The morning programs are followed by bring-your-own lunch with workshops in the afternoon. 

Ikebana International New Year Greeting
8 PM 1/20-8 PM 1/22

On YouTube for members only. New Year Greetings from HIH Princess Takamado, International President Nobuko Sakata; Reflecting on the History of Ikebana International. Ikebana Demonstration Iemoto Akane Teshigahara, Sogetsu School. Logon to I.I. HQ for link.

Ichiyo School Demo
February 21, 2022

Demonstration by Jeanne Houlton, Ichiyo School. Ichiyo workshop for all.

Using Wrapped Branches
March 21, 2022

Wrapped branches featuring Monique Noujaim Sankyu Shihan. (Sogetsu). Demonstration followed by group workshop of wrapped branches. Special feature 'Pickles From Different Nations.'

Ohara School
April 18, 2022

Demonstration by Susan Thorpe, Ohara School. Workshops by school.

Banmi Shofu School
May 16, 2022

Demonstration by Ric Carrasco, Banmi Shofu Ryu. Unique examples of driftwood. Installation of Chapter Officers.

Recent Programs

September - Ikebana: Everything You Wanted To Know

History, Schools, Allied Arts. Multiple Presenters. Workshop on Miniatures.

October - Treasures From Our Library

Trish Weimer & others reviewing and demonstrating 4 of our library books followed by workshops on Tea Ceremony; workshops by school.

November - Ikenobo Wiring Techniques

Featuring Ming Zhu teaching wiring techniques from Ikenobo followed by group workshop.

December - Mukimono

Japanese garnishes with fruits and vegetables workshop featuring Jeanne Houlton and Rieko Fujinami-Leifeste