Floral designer is guest at Rose Society meeting March 26

The Del Mar Rose Society welcomes renowned floral designer and artist Alyta Milana at its next meeting on Thursday, March 26.

Owner of Jolie Fleur of Del Mar, Milana will demonstrate various techniques and styles of floral arrangement. Her presentation will include the use of roses, adding common local garden specimens with roses, folding leaves to create elegant bases, tips for oasis and toppers, bridal bouquets, succulents, proteas for a modern twist, and traditional specimens.

Milana is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. She holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and was a successful freelance artist and painter for many years, including a blooming floral designer under seasoned mentors for 12 years, before opening Jolie Fleur 10 years ago.

Bring your questions and desire for inspiration to this exciting program.

The meeting will be at the Powerhouse on Coast Boulevard. Reception and appetizers at 6:30 p.m., with presentation at 7 p.m. For information, contact Thelma Gerome, 858-349-4799.