Wedding Bouquet Class

2016 Class Schedule

May 21-22, 2016
(Saturday & Sunday)
9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

The Wedding Design class is intended to assist current professional florists and event planners in upgrading their wedding/personal flower design skills.  Some experience with wedding designs is suggested, but not required to register for this class.

The Wedding Bouquet Design class covers topics such as:

  • Hand-tied Bridal Bouquets
  • Foam Holder Bridal Bouquets
  • Wedding Trends
  • Corsages, Boutonnieres, Hairpieces
  • Pricing wedding flowers
  • Wedding consultations and wedding policy suggestions

Upon completion of this 16 hour class, students receive a Certificate of Completion bearing the names of the Benz School and Texas A&M University.

Upon request, Texas A&M University will furnish a transcript of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) earned through class at the Benz School. The CEU is recognized by employers, associations, and organizations across the nation. The Benz School of Floral Design is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities, the agency that provides accreditation for Texas A&M University.

The Benz School also is approved by the National Vocational Rehabilitation Act, which makes financial benefits available to students who qualify.

Textbook – Flowers:  Creative Design, Johnson, McKinley, Benz (available for an extra fee of $70.00)

Classes are held in the floral design studio at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX (Horticulture/Forest Science Building, Room 108). The tuition is $425.00 which includes all class materials, supplies, and printed hand-out materials.   A DEPOSIT OF $175.00 is required at the time of your registration.  Refunds due to cancellation must be requested by May 9, 2016 (ten business days prior to the first day of class).

Parking is available in TAMU Lot 74.  Parking permits are not required for WEEKEND ONLY parking in Lot 74 during summer break/semester (contingent upon transportation services rates).

Students are encouraged to bring their own set of basic tools that would include a floral knife, stem cutters/snips, wire cutters and ribbon scissors.

Registration via Phone or E-mail
To register for this course, please contact AgriLife Conference Services at (979) 845-2604 or

Online Registration Instructions – click the following link to register for this course online.  Use the ‘organization’ search parameter pull down and choose “Benz School,” then the course you wish to register for.

There are many motels/hotels in the Bryan/College Station area from which to choose.  Please click the following link for a list from the B/CS Visitors Bureau:
Lodging List from B/CS Visitor Bureau

Additional Information
For additional information, please contact Taylor Paine at (979)845-1699 or