workshops 2019



STYLING THE FLOWERS BY THE SEASON

These two hour workshops held on site at The Spotted Dog will 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.  You will arrange your flowers in a container (provided or bring along your own and receive £5 discount) in a relaxed setting with plenty of flowery chat, cake and tea.  From 2.00 – 4.00 pm each day.

Summer – Thursday 18 July (high summer and you get the pick of the field)

Autumn – Thursday 5 September (dahlias and late summer flowers)

 £40 per workshop

FRIDAY 16 AUGUST IN SUPPORT OF

THE FLOWER FARMERS’ BIG WEEKEND

OPEN FIELD, AFTERNOON TEA, DEMONSTRATION & POSY PICKING 11 - 3.00 pm

We’re opening our gates for a special flowery celebration, starting with a tour of the flower field to show you how and where we grow our flowers, then a sumptuous afternoon tea in the garden will be served, provided by Georgie Muirhead Design.  This will be followed by a demonstration of a hand tied arrangement and finally before you leave – a chance to pick your own posy to take home.  Tickets strictly limited.  Wet weather arrangements in place if required.

£30 per person inclusive of tour, lunch, demonstration and flowers to take home

From every ticket sale a £10 donation will be made to Lindsey Lodge Hospice, Scunthorpe

GROW YOUR OWN CUT FLOWERS

tHURSDAY 3 OCTOBER 10.00 – 4.00 pM oR

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.

Please note that all workshops are due for payment upon booking.  As we are a small company and all our workshops are limited in size to ensure personal attention, refunds are only available if we are able to fill the place, but we are happy to carry the booking forward to a place on any of our future workshops or for you to find someone to take your place.

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, October 2017