Floral Expert, Speaker, and Author, Sharon McGukin (Mc-Goo-kin), is nationally known for her captivating style of Floral ‘Edutainment’ – educational tips with entertaining insights. Sharing her forty years of experience with others, Sharon McGukin AIFD, AAF, PFCI is recognized across the country for her floral expertise, Southern charm, and easy, approachable manner with audiences.
Named by Floral Management Magazine as one of the Top Ten Floral Rock Stars, Sharon McGukin inspires audiences to ‘Celebrate life with flowers!’ A Past-President of AIFD – the American Institute of Floral Designers, Sharon has designed in almost every state in the US and internationally, as well. Sharon is a member of the prestigious Smithers-Oasis Design Directors Team. She actively participates with PFCI – Professional Floral Communicators, International, American Academy of Floriculture and the Society of American Florists. Respected as a popular speaker for professional Florists, Garden Clubs, and other consumer audiences, Sharon shares floral tips, trends, and techniques the flower pros know and use for designing beautiful flowers.
Sharon travels across the US and Canada on a regular basis presenting hands-on floral demonstrations. She is also available to speak before international events. Call today to schedule a floral demonstration for your organization or organize a ‘Flower Talk Tour & Book Signing’ for local floral groups, Garden Club meetings, Botanical Gardens, or Museum programs in your region to share travel expenses.
Sharon lives in Carrollton, GA. She enjoys cooking big Southern meals for relaxed gatherings of family and friends. She and her husband, Tim, especially enjoy visits from their adult children, grandchild, and even the grand-dogs. They also enjoy gardening fruits, vegetables and, of course, flowers!