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Principles of Design with Maxine Owens
In this episode, Maxine is sharing her unique background in various realms of design and how these experiences have impacted her floral design. You’ll learn about: - The concepts of the principles of design - What types of details affect the overall design of an event - Our favorite principles of design (and why they’re our favorites!) - How we utilize the various principles of design in our work
Award-Winning Tips on Snowdrops, Orchards, and Dahlias with Naomi Slade
We are chatting about the three books Naomi has written—one on snowdrops, one on orchards, and the most recent on dahlias. You’ll hear about fruit trees and the roles they have played (and continue to play) in our lives, you’ll learn about the sweet, delicate snowdrop and how to grow and care for them, and Naomi is also walking us through her book on dahlias and sharing several helpful tips on growing dahlias successfully. With a lifelong passion for plants, Naomi Slade has taken a love for flowers and turned it into a career. After studying biology at university, she got a job with a gardening magazine organizing flower shows and events, and she is now a journalist, designer, consultant, and presenter specializing in horticulture and lifestyle.
Transitioning into a Floral Career with Kalin Scheick
Kalin lives in Northern Michigan where Sweetwater North was born out of a love of gifting flowers to people. Kalin is passionate about designing flowers that feel whimsical, natural, organic, and garden-inspired. When she isn’t at a wedding — she and her husband are hosting parties at their lavender farm, swimming in the lake, or pouring champagne. Be sure to follow their journey on Instagram @sweetwaterfloral and @sweetwaterlavenderfarm.
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