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Gregor Lersch – Master in European Floral Design course: Subject are now online

The Master in European Floral Design course, taught by the Master of Master Florists, Gregor Lersch, is truly a unique opportunity. If you would like to learn more about this course, go to this page. We just put the subjects for the new Master in European Floral Design Course online. These are some of the […]

Issues with registration?

After a recent update on our website, we’ve found that some people are encountering an issue when trying to register for a course. After the update people using Internet Explorer as their browser on their computer, may find that upon trying to add a ‘ticket’ that they are automatically sent to an empty shopping cart. […]

Holly Chapple is coming to Holland!

The inspirational wedding florist Holly Chapple is coming to the Boerma Instituut to give a hands-on Master Class on Friday April 24th. Holly Chapple is an American wedding florist who started out self-trained and developed her own styles and techniques. Now, she has developed her own company into an international network of wedding florists spanning […]

Theo Boerma Cup 2020

The Theo Boerma Cup is an international Floral Design Cup held in honor of Theo Boerma, the founder of the Boerma Instituut. This year the Theo Boerma Cup will be held on June 19th and 20th of 2020 40th Anniversary edition This year, in honor of our 40th anniversary the Theo Boerma Cup will be […]

Open House January 25th

On Saturday January 25th there will be another Open House at the Boerma Instituut! This is the ideal moment to visit our school, ask questions or just to see what it’s like. Come by for floral design demonstrations, or participate in the introductory workshop. Click here for more info on the introductory workshop. We are […]

2 Day Master Class with Ahti Lyra

Estonian Master Florist Ahti Lyra will come to the Boerma Instituut for a 2 day Master Class on January 21st and 22nd. Ahti’s Master Class will be all about creating beautiful structures using materials not oftenly used in floristry like plaskolite and silicone. One of the techniques he will be teaching is the art of […]

Sue McLeary coming to Boerma Instituut!

2020 is shaping up to become a really incredible year for anyone seeking more floristic eductation, here at the Boerma Instituut. We are really excited to announce that Susan McLeary, creator of wearable botanical master pieces, is coming to teach a 2 day Master Class in our school on April 2nd and April 3rd. You […]

Always dreamed of becoming a florist?

Always dreamt of becoming a Florist? Want to learn the art of Floral Design in the flower capital of the world? Train in a flower school that has 5 generations of experience in floristry?   At the Boerma Instituut we have a 5-week intensive training course that teaches you all the fundamentals of floristry that […]

Master in European Floral Design Course

Gregor Lersch, to many Master Florists an inspiration and teacher. You can recognize his style and techniques in many of the floral design of international Master designers around the world. Many of whom he has taught or have worked for him in the past. His unique perspective on floristry and decades of experience have made Gregor […]

Handtied Bouquet Courses 2020

The new dates for the handtied bouquet courses are online! We have a beginners course as well as an advanced course. The Handtied Bouquet Course level 1 is ideal for anyone who would like to learn how to make bouquets. During this course you will learn the technical skills to make a good handtied bouquet. […]

Amsterdam Hortiweek November 5-8

Amsterdam Hortiweek is from Tuesday 5th until Friday 8th of November. Perhaps there is not an official name for this week, but we find it suiting: During this week there are several interesting events in the area! Tradefair Aalsmeer Held on November 6, 7 and 8 at the Royal Flora Holland flower auction. You can […]

Open House During Aalsmeer Flower Festival

Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2019 Upcoming weekend it´s happening already! Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2019 is on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of June this year. Workshops and Demonstrations During this weekend we also have an Open House, so if you might have any questions about our courses or would like to experience tha atmosphere in our […]