Garden Workshops

We offer custom workshops using materials straight from our gardens!

Treat yourself to a unique experience within our lush, historic setting.

Private workshops offered:

  • Flower Arranging: Vase arranging with gorgeous greenery and florals from the gardens.
  • Flower Crowns: Create a festive crown with fresh flowers and garden materials.
  • Twiggy Fascinators: Build a wearable work of art using florals, woodsy materials and fabrics.
  • Children’s Floral Delight: Vase flower arranging for parents and children, age 8 and up.
  • Holidays at Home: Design a surprisingly creative holiday centerpiece for any occasion.
  • Foraging at Longue Vue: Enjoy a walking “clip-your-own” garden tour and floral arranging class.
  • Magnolia Wreath Magic: Create your own versatile door wreath using magnolia leaves from our trees.

Click HERE to view a list of upcoming workshops led by Director of Gardens Amy Graham that are open to the public for individual ticket purchase. 

All classes led by our stellar garden team’s signature creative approach and individual practical instruction. Our workshops are always a creative and special experience for all!

Group Size: Maximum of 15

All-day Garden Admission included

Custom pricing, available upon request

All materials are provided, and all floral materials are collected from Longue Vue’s naturally maintained gardens. Classes can be tailored for parents and children together.

CDC guidelines will be followed.


Email Laren Holzer at to book your custom workshop or private gathering.

Private Flower Arranging Workshops

with Amy Graham

Reserve a private flower arranging workshop with our Director of Gardens, Amy Graham, for you and up to 7 friends!
Amy will give a garden tour to workshop guests and provide tools and materials, including botanicals and florals foraged from Longue Vue grounds. Wine and light refreshments will be included with your private workshop session.

$700 for 2 hour workshop in Longue Vue’s Playhouse (maximum capacity 8 workshop guests)
Available dates:
Friday, June 16 from 1 PM – 3 PM
Friday, July 21 from 1 PM – 3 PM
Friday, August 25 from 1 PM – 3 PM

*Other dates and private workshops available by request. Email Amy Graham at or call Amy at (504)293-4718 to inquire.