Category Archives: Flowerschool

Bridal Work Master Class by Conny van der Westerlaken

Conny van der Westerlaken is known for her great techniques and detailed master pieces. She started her flower journey at teh Boerma Instituut about 15 years ago and is an incredibly skilled florar artist. On Friday May 21st she will give a Master Class in Bridal Work at the Boerma Instituut. How amazing that we […]

French Master Florist Frédéric Dupré comes to the Boerma Instituut!

Want to elevate your flower arrangements to the next level? You can do so by learning how to follow the golden rule aka the fibonacci sequence! Frédéric Dupré is a master in applying this in his works and will teach how to follow these rules on April 20th! You will create some arrangements under his […]

New Videos on our Channel!

We’ve been uploading new videos to our Youtube Channel regularly! The last three have all come from  Carel Schenk’s livestream of last year. We’ve split the stream in three parts, each with an individual subject. If you catch us live, you can ask us any question you want and we will answer as best as […]

Cosy Christmasworkshops at Boerma!

This year we have another fun line-up of cosy Christmas Workshops at the Boerma Instituut! Every year we have a couple of new and old & trusted themes. A lot of people have been coming to our schools for years to make beautiful Christmas arrangements! These Christmas arrangements will give your house a cosy and […]

New Floral Design Video’s with Carel Schenk!

In the mean time, we’ve uploaded a whole bunch of new flower arranging video’s on our Youtube Channel! Two new parts of Carel’s demo as well as the first part of our last demo before the Summer break. Aside from that, we also went live last Friday. This time it was Irma Mus who did […]

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 December 10 to 15: Christmas Idea

From Thursday December 10th to Tuesday 15th we have another Open House in our Floral Design School! During this period the entire school is decorated in Christmas style, with Christmas arrangements for sale and demonstrations. Everyone is welcome, if you register beforehand. Because of the current COVID guidelines, this is required by the government. Please […]

Corona Update: All upcoming courses are happening

It’s been a while since the last update, but we can bring out the following news: All our upcoming Floral Design Courses are happening: – All the Handtied Bouquet Courses – All National Dutch Floral Design Courses – All International Dutch Floral Design Courses Frédéric Dupré The 3-day Master Class by Frédéric Dupré is still […]

New Floral Design Videos

Flower arranging videos on Youtube. Yes we also post videos now ;)! Last week we’ve uploaded some new floral design livestream demo videos. This time Carel Schenk, one of our floral design instructors, made a couple of arrangements. This time we’ve edited the livestream in multiple parts. Part 1: Vegetative Arrangement During this video Carel […]

Youtube Channel: Boerma Instituut

After Mike Boerma had a conversation with Holly Chapple, an idea was born. As we’ve got no possibilities to have classes in our school at the moment, nor demonstrations in other countries, because of COVID-19, we’ve started to do livestreams on youtube. In the past we did not have time for keeping up with a […]

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 […]

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. […]