workshops AUTUMN & christmas 2019



STYLING THE FLOWERS BY THE SEASON - THURSDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2-4.30 PM

This is the final of four seasonal flower styling events this year. These workshops use the best of the flowers from our field and you will receive guidance on cutting, conditioning, growing and styling the flowers of the season.  There will be dahlias and late summer flowers to enjoy. You will arrange your flowers in a container (provided) in a relaxed setting with plenty of flowery chat, cake and tea.  From 2.00 – 4.30 pm. Varieties of flowers may vary depending upon availability. All materials, aprons, tools and light refreshments provided.

£40 per person.

GROW YOUR OWN CUT FLOWERS

tHURSDAY 3 OCTOBER 10.00 – 4.00 pM 

SATURDAY 5 OCTOBER 10.00 - 4.00 PM

A beginners guide to growing your own cut flowers.  If you have always wanted to try growing your own flowers for cutting but didn’t know where to start you will find this workshop guides you through from choosing varieties to grow, how and when to sow, through to care and cutting, so you have plentiful flowers to cut for yourself next year.  We will also discuss bulbs and the best perennials and shrubs to plant.  A practical day which will include time outside in the flower field as well as a classroom environment.

£85 includes refreshments, lunch notes and seeds to grow yourself.

Workshop will be repeated on Saturday if sufficient interest. Please state preferred day when booking.

AUTUMN FIELD WALK AND SEED SOWING - Saturday 12 October 10-12.30pm

What should you be doing now to get flowers for next summer?  Join me in a tour of the flower field, see what's in flower now and how we are preparing for a field full of flowers next Spring.  Sow some seeds of your choice to take home. Find our what bulbs we are planting now. Check out the field for birdlife and late butterfiles and moths. Cost of £10 per person includes seeds, refreshments and cake - there is always cake!

Booking essential, places limited

Please note that all our workshops require full payment to secure booking and are non refundable unless there is a waiting list or we are forced to cancel. The booking may be transferred to an alternative date if there is availability.

A wonderful day on the growing your own cutting garden workshop. Linda is so knowledgeable and her farm is inspirational. Great food too! Beware - you will come away fired up & with a huge shopping list! I’ve already booked on the Christmas Wreath Workshop. Thanks for such a great day Spotted Dog.
— Natalie