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Learn the inside secrets from Floral Designer Kent Duffey 

GREENSBORO, GA – September 7, 2017 – The language of flowers is a universal one, where the message changes with the season. In a silent dialogue, Floral Seasons of the South Workshop at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee will provide a hands-on experience focusing on using garden flowers and local greeneries to bring the outside message in. Led by local Floral and Décor Designer, Kent Duffey known for his creative style and southern roots. While Kent shares secrets of the trade he will demonstrate how to bring creative designs to life.

The September Floral Seasons of the South Workshop on Sunday, September 17 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. showcases the glowing beauty of late summer. While the days begin to shorten but are still warm, it is glimpse back to remember the free-spirit of summer with such blossoms as bright yellow sunflowers, hydrangeas, delicate yarrow, wild thistle and summer wildflowers. Kent will focus on everyday steps of arranging garden flowers for multiple uses throughout the home.

The October Floral Seasons of the South Workshop on Sunday, October 8 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. focuses on embracing fall. When the leaves have changed colors and mostly crunch beneath your feet, a slight chill hits the air and it is time to wrap up in that cozy sweater. Along with the story of all-things-pumpkin the workshop will use a collection of autumn flowers, perfectly hued leaves, berries, and of course mini-gourds to create a centerpiece fitting for the occasion.

The November Floral Seasons of the South Workshop on Sunday, November 19 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. rings in the true celebration of the holidays. As menus are being prepared for family dinners and twinkle lights begin to light up the neighborhoods it is the ideal time to bring floral life into the home. Celebrate the holidays by combining assorted evergreens, cones, pods, berries, mosses, and branches into a stylish doorway decoration to welcome all guests. Décor that will be able to be hung from Thanksgiving until the New Year with just a few simple adjustments.

Each 90-minute workshop is priced at $85 per guest and includes all garden florals and supplies, floral vessel, light refreshments and a champagne toast. Space is limited and reservations are required. For additional information or reservations please call our Guest Relations Team at 706.467.7135 or visit here.