David Austin Rose Day with Rebecca Koraytem, the west coast representative from the David Austin Rose Company, will give a power point presentation on the David Austin Roses at 12:00 noon. No Registration needed. Free and open to everyone. Sunday July 19, 2020.
Following Rebecca's presentation, Sue Hines will teaching a class on the designing a bouquet using David Austin Roses and other garden flowers. You will need to register and pay for the class, registration limited to 20 people. All material will be provided and you will leave class with a beautiful bouquet using English Roses.
First Speaker: A sought-after speaker and educator, RebeccaKoraytem has been the U. S. Sales Executive for David Austin Roses since 2014. Aside from sales, she provides technical support and retail advice to customers in the U. S. and Canada.
Rebecca holds a MS and BS in Horticulture from Clemson University. Prior to joining David Austin Roses, she served as a garden editor for Southern Living magazine for 15 years. An award-winning writer and designer, she has gardened professionally in both the South and the PNW. Rebecca resides in Everett, WA, with her husband George.
Second Speaker: Sue Hines grew up on a small family farm here in the Pacific Northwest. This gave Sue deep roots of appreciation and love for country living. Her mother was and continues to be an amazing mentor to her creativity, resourcefulness and generosity. Her mother's garden on their "Little Bit" farm which once fed their family of six, now provides 1,000's of stems of gorgeous flowers. She's one of several local flower farmers Sue purchases her local flowers from and she is proud to share their blossoms with her customers in her unique designs throughout the summer months.
Sue opened her own floral studio in the fall of 2014. She earned certifications as a designer and wedding specialist through completing the basic and advanced Floral Design Career Course Work and Wedding Design Specialist Courses with the Floral Design Institute, located in Portland, Oregon. Sue continues to attend workshops and take courses through a variety of floral professionals for both business and floral designing education. https://suehinesfloral.com/