By Lesley Ornelas
Texas State News Intern
On Tuesday, February 13th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm the San Marcos Nature center will be hosting a Flower Arranging Workshop for youth 16 years and up, one of the workshops featured in the Youth Nature Series hosted by the San Marcos Nature Center.
Participants will be given the opportunity to make their own Valentines’ Day arrangement for himself or herself or that special someone. The workshop’s participants will learn basic floral arranging techniques, design and plant selection. Participants will also work with a selection of carnations, mums and roses.
All participants will take home a fresh flower bouquet of mums, roses, carnations, greenery and other spring colors. A fee of $30 is required in order to participate in the workshop. This fee will include all materials and 14” vase.
Also on Tuesday, February 13th through Wednesday, February 14th, the San Marcos Nature Center will be selling various vase flower arrangements made from a selection of roses or carnations for $12.00 - $16.00 to help support the San Marcos Nature Center and help celebrate the season.
There will also be larger, 14” vase flower arrangements made with spray roses, mum, carnations, alstroemerias and greens on sale for $30.00. There are limited quantities available so be sure to order early. There is also delivery available if needed.
The deadline to order a flower arrangement and to sign up for the Flower Arranging Workshop is Friday, February 9th.
For more information or to place an order for a Valentine’s Day flower arrangement please contact Andrea Dravigne at (512) 393-8488.
For more information about the Youth Nature Series please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (512) 393-8400.
The San Marcos Center is a cooperative program of the City of San Marcos and Texas State University.