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Private Estate Floral Design with Gregory Taylor

Private Estate Floral Design with Gregory Taylor

As an esteemed ultra-high net worth estate manager in Chicago, Gregory Taylor has spent over sixteen years embracing the excitement and challenges within the realm of estate management. His journey was inspired by his mother, a talented cook who served celebrities and took Gregory to work with her for many years. Immersed in the service industry from a young age, Gregory’s passion for hospitality led him to pursue culinary school and become a personal chef. Eventually, his path led him to the world of estate management, where he has found fulfillment in service.

Gregory is embarking on a new endeavor that merges his artistic eye and love for flowers. Introducing his Private Estate Floral Design Workshop, a self-paced course designed to teach participants the fundamentals of floral design, floral mechanics, floral care, and the art of selecting the perfect flowers for specific areas of the home. 

Driven by a desire to address the dearth of extended education opportunities in private service, Gregory embarked on a teaching journey a decade ago. “I recognized the need to provide valuable knowledge and skills to both men and women in our industry,” Gregory shares. For the past ten years, he has been dedicated to bridging this gap, empowering others to expand their skill sets and enhance their professional value.

The art of floral arranging found its way into Gregory’s life on the advice of his therapist, who encouraged him to pursue a hobby that brought him joy. Drawing inspiration from his grandmother’s love for her garden, Gregory discovered solace and happiness in working with flowers. Despite being allergic to grass and various outdoor elements, he found that flowers, in most cases, allowed him to indulge in this creative pursuit without issue. With every arrangement he creates, Gregory not only enjoys the therapeutic escape but also embraces the opportunity to reflect amidst the vibrant blooms.

Contrary to common misconceptions, Gregory emphasizes that floral arranging does not necessitate an artistic background. “Although many professionals in the private service industry possess a natural creative eye, this workshop is designed to cater to all skill levels. I break down the process step by step, ensuring that participants can follow along and impress visitors to the estate with their newfound skills.” With Gregory’s guidance, even individuals without any prior experience can discover the joy and fulfillment of crafting their own captivating floral arrangements.

When discussing the benefits of incorporating in-house floral arrangements within private estates, Gregory elaborates. “The ability to create your own floral arrangements enhances your value as an estate manager. It not only generates financial savings for our principals but also positions you as an indispensable asset to the property.” By completing these arrangements in-house, an estate manager has better control of the budget, aesthetics and timing.

Gregory’s  workshop encapsulates his expertise, passion, and dedication to empowering individuals in the private service industry. Whether you are an aspiring estate manager, a seasoned professional, or simply someone with a love for the beauty of flowers, his course invites you to embark on a journey of discovery and creativity. With his professional yet approachable approach, Gregory ensures that everyone can unlock the art of floral design and enrich their lives through the transformative power of nature’s bounty.

The Private Estate Floral Design course is conveniently accessible as a downloadable resource, allowing individuals to engage with the material at their own pace. 


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