Thursday, Jun 14, 6-8 PM

Luna Botanicals Art: Mounted Tropicals

Auction House Market
Getting there
801 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA

Escape the heat while immersing yourself in the lushness of the Auction House Market indoor garden.
Connect with nature through mindful planting sessions that focus on how to mount tropical plants. Session one explores structural staghorn ferns while session two dives into the beauty of orchid blooms on display. After each class, shop our exclusive plant curation and handcrafted botanical artwork.
May 31: Mounted Staghorn Ferns
Staghorn Ferns are structural epiphytes with a fascinating growth pattern. In this relaxing, yet stimulating workshop, you’ll learn how to mount your very own shade-loving Staghorn Fern to reclaimed wood, gathered from the banks of the Mississippi River.
All plants, wood and tools are provided. We will offer tips on plant and natural wood piece selections, and teach you how to properly mount these works of living art. We will discuss plant anatomy, growth and propagation tactics.
You’ll leave with your mounted staghorn fern creation in hand, and the knowledge of how to nurture it in your own space for years to come.
June 14: Mounted Orchids Orchid blooms offer simplistic beauty. We show you how to display them in a way that magnifies their blooms. Vibrant blooms take the stage for this planting session:
learn how to mount an orchid to reclaimed wood.
Dramatic mosses serve as accessories to this magnificent botanical specimen.
All plants, wood & tools are provided. We will offer tips on plant and natural wood piece selections, and teach you how to properly mount these works of living art.
We will discuss plant anatomy, growth and bloom tactics.
You’ll leave with your mounted orchid creation in hand, and the knowledge of how to nurture it in your own space for years to come.