About the course

Leading florist Willow Crossley gives you unique insight into how she arranges, grows and sources flowers and plants, both for herself and professionally. This online floristry course offers simple ways to bring nature into our homes throughout the year, as well as breaking down the techniques, tools, suppliers and varieties Willow Crossley uses to create her stunning arrangements, whether for special events or in your own home.

24 video lessons

You’ll spend over five hours with Willow Crossley, broken down into 10 to 15 minute episodes, allowing you to develop your floristry knowledge and style. You’ll learn her methods directly from her Oxfordshire workshop.

Exclusive content

Throughout this online floristry course, Willow equips you with the key techniques and principles used in floristry as well as practical step-by-step guidance, from creating a simple table arrangement  to a show-stopping wedding centrepiece.

Downloadable guide

Willow’s favourite flowers, containers and tips are listed in a series of downloadable workbooks, so what you’ve learnt on the course stays with you. Seasonal alternatives to the flowers Willow works with are also listed, so you can be guided by her all year round.

“Willow is utterly delightful, her enthusiasm is infectious and her insight a revelation. There are no exams too, so no pressure! It has been a joy and I am loving every moment”.


About Willow Crossley

Willow Crossley is a professional floral stylist, creating wild and whimsical arrangements full of colour, pattern and movement for an array of top British brands (Jo Malone, OKA). She is the author of four books and is regularly featured in House & Garden and many other publications. Willow is passionate about the profound impact nature can have on how we feel, and has gained a substantial following for her down-to-earth and inclusive approach to floristry and gardening. Willow firmly advocates a sustainable approach to floristry, working with the seasons and sourcing locally grown stems wherever possible.

Lesson Plan
Meet Willow Crossley

Willow welcomes you to the course and explains what first drew her to floral design and floristry, as well as why working with flowers isn’t just aesthetic; it can also have a profound impact on how you feel.

Finding inspiration and developing your floral style

Willow breaks down the florists she is most inspired by, and encourages you to develop confidence and style by slowly building your taste. She also explains how by allowing yourself to be inspired by nature and its imperfections, your arrangements will in turn be more magical.

The Essentials

Willow reveals her favourite floristry tools for use at home and events, including the best types of wire, tape, secateurs, string, pins, “frogs” and chicken wire.

Where and when to source your flowers - Willow’s seasonal guide

Sourcing good flowers within season is key to your arrangements. Willow reveals how to find the best growers local to you and where to go if you need large quantities of out of season flowers. This lesson’s notebook also lists Willow’s favourite seasonal flowers to use, month by month.

Vases & containers

The container is almost as central to your arrangements as the flowers themselves. Discover how to choose the right container for different flower arrangements as Willow breaks down her process: from sourcing to shape to proportion.

Conditioning - getting the best out of your flowers and foliage

Understand how to bring the best out of your flower arrangements as Willow walks you through the most effective ways to condition and prepare different varieties of flowers.

Sourcing from nature part 1: using seeds to get the most out of your garden

Willow breaks down how to get the most out of your garden for your floristry, taking you through her favourite flower seed varieties, how to grow them, how to use them in your garden and why a green house is far from essential.

Dahlias part 1: early spring

Willow takes you through various different types of dahlia, her favourite styles, which ones work best for weddings and how best to plant your tubers.

Dahlias part 2: late summer

Willow walks you through step-by-step how to create two beautiful dahlia flower arrangements.

When does this online course start and finish?

This course is available to take whenever you like and is a self-paced online course. You decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access for?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to Willow Crossley’s floristry course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

How do I watch the course?

You can watch the course on your desktop, tablet or phone. If you have an iPhone or iPad you can download our app – called Teachable – and watch this course offline.

Can I take the course if I don’t live in the UK?

Yes – our courses are available internationally.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

If you are unsatisfied with Willow Crossley’s floristry course for any reason, please email us in the first 14 days at [email protected] and we will give you a full refund.

Can I order Willow’s course as a gift for someone?

Yes! To buy Willow Crossley’s course as a gift head over to our gifting page.