The Botanical Brouhaha Garden Style Workshop Series will return November 4-6, 2019 in Historic Downtown Bryan, Texas. We hope to see you there!


Monday, November 4th - Tuesday, November 5th

9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday and Tuesday

Intensive Hands-On Floral Workshop with Susan McLeary, Phil John Perry, and Holly Chapple

Monday, Nov. 4

9 am - 9:25 am Welcome & Introductions (enjoy morning snacks while getting acquainted)

9:30 am - 12 pm Low Centerpieces (trade tips for creating centerpieces incl. foam free, easily transportable, and stem count considerations)

Noon-1 pm Lunch

1:15 pm - 4 pm Bouquets (innovative mechanics behind the bouquets designed by our teachers for real weddings and publication)

4:15 pm - 5 pm Business Tips & Advice (honest talk and straight answers from our seasoned teachers)

Tuesday, Nov. 5

9 am - 9:15 am Grab a morning snack, say Good Morning to your new friends, and get ready to dive into Day 2!

9:15 am -12 pm Wearables (learn creative techniques for creating a variety of wearable designs while creating designs to be worn on the red carpet)

Noon -1 pm Lunch

1 pm - 4 pm Large Scale Installation (Our most requested topic! Get hands on experience creating a large scale installation and see it grace The Queen Theatre)

4 pm - 5 pm More Business Talk (ask our teachers anything!)

Professional photographer will be on hand to photograph students’ work

Limited to 15 students

(all Wednesday events included with workshop ticket purchase)


Wednesday, November 6th

1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Demonstrations with Susan McLeary, Phil John Perry, and Holly Chapple

Our internationally renowned designers will demonstrate their signature designs


6:00 pm-6:30 pm

Private Screening | Day Lily

Members of the community who participate in the film will join their family and friends for a private viewing of Day Lily at The Queen Theater. By invitation only.


7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Premiere & Red Carpet Event | Day Lily

An international floral short film collaboration

Gather outside The Queen Theater at 7:00 pm as local youth and other members of the community featured in Day Lily arrive to walk the red carpet wearing Botanical Haute Couture designs. The premiere of Day Lily begins at 7:30. Stick around after for a Panel and Q&A Session with those involved in the collaboration.