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Mother's Day Basket Workshop

Create a custom spring centerpiece
spring flowers in basket
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DuPage County Extension Office
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Create a fresh floral arrangement for spring

Learn the basics of floral design as a Master Gardener guides you through creating a beautiful floral basket arrangement just in time for spring or Mother’s Day! Plus, this BYOF (Bring Your Own Flowers) workshop allows you to choose your favorite blooms and basket to customize the final piece as a special gift or to match your own décor. 

Who: Adults interested in floral arranging or learning new skills
When: 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, May 10
Where: DuPage County Extension office, 1100 E. Warrenville Road, Suite 170, Naperville, IL 60563
Cost: $15 per person, includes instruction, floral foam, and greenery

What to bring: Participants will choose and bring their favorite cut flowers with them, and a lined basket or container of their choice. A few tips:

  • It is recommended to bring 2 or 3 bunches of cut flowers, which can be purchased from the supermarket and/or collected from your garden.
  • Recommended flowers include: daisy mums, mini carnations, alstroemeria, tulips, and daffodils.
  • The lined basket or container should be approximately 7-inches in diameter, and must be able to hold water.
  • Floral foam and greenery will be provided.

Registration required. Space may be limited.

For questions or if you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact Master Gardener program coordinator Maddie Olivieri-Rangel at or 630-955-1123. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact