The Ivy Institute is a beautiful local business run by Nadine, a floral designer and educator with a passion for nature, botanicals and design. Wild Flora studio runs a number of intimate workshops, master classes and short courses suitable for flower lovers of all skill levels.

Master classes

Nadine hosts a range of workshop options from her unique Ivy Greenhouse Studio including

  • 2 hour creative bloom sessions
  • 4 week – Learn Floristry design basics in Autumn and Spring
  • Industry eco and sustainable floristry intensives
  • One-on-one personalised Floristry skill training and Masterclasses
  • & more all with an eco design and sustainable focus

Group workshops
Group workshops are a fabulous activity for celebrations, get togethers and corporate groups designed for learning skills for home styling. Nadine will take your group through the fundamentals of floral design for creating a design of your choice to take home such as a seasonal wreath, party table centre piece or statement vase.

Nadine focuses on using sustainable foliage and ecofriendly techniques and will share her tips on foraging and using the natural elements that surround you. Perfect for a little creative meditation. Class costs include all materials flowers, sundries and refreshments.

Weddings & Events

The Ivy Institute offers bespoke bridal services of one wedding per month. Nadine creates completely customised designs to reflect the overall feel of your special day. Nadine knows that no two weddings are the same and assures that your florals will be completely unique like you.

Nadine designs and supplies everything from bouquets to arbours, table centres to large statements pieces are individually crafted using premium quality blooms, foliage and botanicals,. All florals are sourced locally and interstate from farmers Nadine knows personally and 100% foam free with a sustainable focus on design.

The Ivy Institute Online Studio
Whether a weekend creative or an industry florist, you will be guided on a journey with nature like never before with The Ivy Institute Online Studio.

Nadine has put together beautifully filmed professional tutorials focusing on new techniques and skill development for creatives and florists. Register today for one of the online packages


Head to The Ivy Institute to find out more and book a workshop with Nadine.