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Floral Design Elements: Holiday Topiary with Jerome Raska

How-to Floral Design: Fall Topiary

In the last installment of his Mayesh Design Star series, Jerome makes a not so traditional holiday topiary for the harvest time of year. This a great trans-seasonal design that will look perfect on any tablescape or buffet table.

We would like to thank Jerome for an incredible design series! We hope he has inspired you as he inspired us! It was a pleasure working with you, thank you Jerome!

Featured product: sheet moss, angel vine, apples (not sold by Mayesh), pincushion protea, hypericum berry, Confidential rose, hydrangea, rose hips, craspedia, scabiosa pods and cymbidium orchids.

Materials used: floral foam, hyacinth sticks, Design Master Rose Gold spray paint, pheasant feathers and water tubes.


Mayesh Detroit: Romulus Regional Floral Meeting


Plan to be with us for an evening of camaraderie, knowledge, and planning for the Future!


Wednesday, October 12th


Mayesh Wholesale | 35935 Ecorse Road Romulus, MI 48174


$10 per person



6:00 – 7:15pm / Dinner provided
7:15 – 7:30pm / Introductions
7:30 – 8:25pm / “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”
8:25 – 8:30pm / Future Meetings?


Presented by Jerome Raska,AAF, AIFD, CF, CFD, PFCI


Product sponsored by Mayesh Wholesale



JEROME RASKA, AAF, AIFD, CF, PFCI, is co-owner of two retail floral and event operations in Metro Detroit. Having been in the floral industry for over 30, he shares his design and business experience with florists as a Teleflora Education Specialist. He has served as chairman of the Professional Floral Communicators International, president of the Michigan Unit of Teleflora, as well as president of the North Central Regional Chapter of AIFD and the Michigan Floral Association. He has received the Tommy Bright Award for excellence in floral design presentation and was named designer of the year by the National Alliance of Floral Associations.




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Floral Design Elements: Fall Harvest with Jerome Raska


In this edition of his Mayesh Design Star series, Jerome makes a beautiful harvest arrangement to kick off the fall season! This design is loaded with texture and has a lot of cool terracing effects! Enjoy!

Product featured: Birch branch, lotus pods, Milky Way aspidistra, millet, crocosmia pods, sunflowers, Jester leucadendron, transparent oak, hypericum berries and Matilda roses.

Materials used: oasis foam and chenille wire.

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