Tiger Garden offers floral designs and hands-on experiences for students | Local Columnists – 71Bait

Elegant pink and white floral sympathy sprays on easels lined the hallway outside of Room 2-34 in MU’s Farm Building on a recent weekday – class projects for the track “Special Occasions” of MU’s Bachelor’s Certificate in Floral Art and Management. And Room 2-34 is home to Tiger Garden, MU’s full-service student-run florist—with classrooms as a backdrop.

Lesleighan Cravens, associate professor of plant science and technology at MU, directs design students at Tiger Garden, serves as an instructor for the five courses of the certificate, and is an advisor to MU’s Floral Design Club, which is affiliated as a student chapter of the American Institute of Floral Designers ( SAIFD).

Certificate Coursework

Tiger Garden flowers and gifts

MU Floral Design Club



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