Mar. 7 – Gassaku – Our sensei’s collaborate on an arrangement

“Gassaku which means Collaboration or coming together to make an arrangement “. Sensei’s Loris Dallial, Carol Brocklesby, Stephanie English and Kaoru Sweet representing the 3 main Ikebana schools in our chapter will make a Gassaku arrangement. They will also work with members and guests to make their own Gassaku arrangement. All arrangements will be raffled off at the end of the program.

Please bring:
  • Your eagerness to make a collaborative arrangement.
  • A few pieces of greenery from your garden would be appreciated.  All materials including containers will be provided.
  • Hasami and trash bag too!
  • This is a free workshop, but we need to know how many will be participating.
  • Please reserve your place in the workshop by contacting Margy Metzler.


The nominating committee will be presenting the slate of officers at this meeting.  Have you signed up yet for a committee, to assist an officer, to be an officer?  Please consider volunteering!


If you are not a member of our chapter, but wish to attend this program, please let us know you are coming by sending us an email at

We meet at 9:30 at the Buehler Auditorium in the FGCU Research center of the Naples Botanical Garden.

  • Click here to see if you are bringing something for hospitality.
  • 9:30AM  – Friendship through Flowers social period
  • 10:00AM – Business meeting
  • 10-30-11:30 – Program

Click here   for directions to the garden.  4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL  34112

Naples Botanical Garden
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