Category Archives: Courses

Special Discount on 3-Day Master Class with Frédéric!

We understand that these are dificult times to invest in your education. That is why we are putting a special discount on the 3-Day Master Class with Frédéric Dupré, to make it more accessible for everyone! This is a special opportunity for you to learn from this French Master Florist. You can find more information […]

Open House Evening Thursday August 27

On Thursday evening August 27th, from 19.00 to 22.00, there will be an Open House in our Floral Design school.Everyone is welcome, if you register beforehand. Because of the current COVID guidelines, this is required by the government.Please wear a mask. If you do not have one, we will have free masks near the entrance. […]

Floral Design on Youtube

Because of the Corona stituation, we’ve been trying to regularly do Floral Design livestreams. These are casual flower arranging demonstrations that we do for our students, we hang out and make flower arrangements. Everyone is welcome to ask questions! Last Friday Mike Boerma posted an edit of the latest livestream. During the stream he made: […]

First Boerma Instituut USA Course!

For the very first time in the 40 year history of our school, we will teach a Fundamentals of Floristry course in the United States. In cooperation with Holly Chapple from Hope Flower Farm and Chapel Designers, Mike Boerma will be teaching a 10-day vocational training course. This vocational training course will be held at […]

Master Class with Holly Chapple fully booked

The last available spot at Holly Chapple’s Master Class has just been booked. If you are still looking for an on-trend fashionable Master Class that will teach you a plethora of techniques, we still have other possibilities at our flower school! For instance, we have a 2-day Master Class with Susan McLeary During this two-day […]

February 24th, the next Professional Dutch Floral Design Course

Study Floral Design in the heart of the flower world: Holland!   On Monday February 24th the next Professional Dutch Floral Design training program starts. This fundamental training course is 25 lesson days, but it is possible to complete in multiple modules of 5 days.   Some of the subjects you will learn:   Practical: […]

Gregor Lersch – Master in European Floral Design course: Subjects 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]