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December 2019

Christmas Wreath making

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt
Tetbury, GL8 8QS United Kingdom
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£55

It’s that time of year again when you can take some time out and enjoy a minced pie while you create your own Christmas wreath. There will be lots of traditional greenery and seasonal treats from the hedgerow to choose from, so you can make your wreath as wild and natural as you dare. Your ticket includes entry to the Arboretum so you can enjoy the rest of your day discovering one of the most diverse and beautiful botanical collections…

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Christmas Wreath making

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mud Dock Cafe, 40 The Grove
Bristol, BS1 4RB United Kingdom
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£55.00

It’s that time of year again when you can take some time out and enjoy a minced pie while you create your own Christmas wreath. There will be lots of traditional greenery and seasonal treats from the hedgerow to choose from, so you can make your wreath as wild and natural as you dare. The legendary 25 year old Mud dock cafe is located in Bristols Harbourside in a former warehouse with a terrace and river views. It is known…

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March 2020

Spring Flower Posy Workshop

March 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt
Tetbury, GL8 8QS United Kingdom
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£65

Using fresh spring flowers, you will spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy. With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. You will learn our top tips for the spiral technique, widely, used by professional florists but straightforward to master.  This technique keeps your flowers in place when they are dropped into a vase. We also share a quick and simple way to wrap…

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April 2020

Planning Planting

April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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£120

VENUE: Bowood House, SN11 9PQ.   Does the planting in your garden run out of steam half-way through the season? Designing a garden full of plants that look attractive all year requires some forward planning. On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round. At the end of the day you will have completed your first planting plan and learned a straightforward method for doing the same…

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Spring Flower Posy Workshop

April 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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£65

Using fresh spring flowers, you will spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy. With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. You will learn our top tips for the spiral technique, widely, used by professional florists but straightforward to master.  This technique keeps your flowers in place when they are dropped into a vase. We also share a quick and simple way to wrap…

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Designing with Trees and Shrubs Mells Walled Garden

April 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map

Trees and shrubs should be the hardest working plants in your garden. They can provide structure, enclosure, focal points and, if you choose the right ones, year-round interest. Flowering perennials will bring seasonal flowers but trees and shrubs build the bones of a garden. On this workshop you will learn how to select trees and shrubs that will enhance your garden and create beauty every month of the year.

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May 2020

Planning Planting

May 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.   Does the planting in your garden run out of steam half-way through the season? Designing a garden full of plants that look attractive all year requires some forward planning. On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round. We focus in particular on herbaceous perennials, the flowers that we rely on for months of colour in the border. At the end of…

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Failsafe Plants

May 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£55

Venue: Mells Walled Garden. Between us, we have designed and built over 100 gardens. On this half-day workshop we will spill the beans and reveal the plants that we rely on to work well in any garden. We will explain how understanding the six layers of planting that occur naturally in any English garden can help you design successful planting. The course looks at trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, climbers, bulbs and groundcover planting, suggesting reliable plants for each layer. We…

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Spring Flower Posy Workshop with Tour

May 15, 2020
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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£120

An absolute treat for anyone who loves both flowers and gardens we have included your own guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s private walled gardens to one of our spring posy workshops. Only booked tours are given access to this 4 acre walled garden which is remarkable for its ornamental planting and includes a fabulous double herbaceous border. Combined with a delicous lunch this makes a wonderful day out.  

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Floral Crown Workshop

May 16, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£55

Come and have fun making your own floral crown with fresh seasonal flowers. There will be smiles all round while you make your own unique creation. Perfect as a hen do activity, preparation for your own wedding or festival accessory.

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June 2020

Summer Flower Posy Workshop

June 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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£65.00

Spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy using fresh Summer flowers bursting with colour and scent. With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. You will learn our top tips for the spiral technique, widely, used by professional florists but straightforward to master. This technique keeps your flowers in place when they are dropped into a vase. We also share a quick and simple…

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Designing with Trees and Shrubs Bowood House and Gardens

June 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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Trees and shrubs should be the hardest working plants in your garden. They can provide structure, enclosure, focal points and, if you choose the right ones, year-round interest. Flowering perennials will bring seasonal flowers but trees and shrubs build the bones of a garden. On this workshop you will learn how to select trees and shrubs that will enhance your garden and create beauty every month of the year. Plus. as an absolute treat for anyone who loves touring  gardens,…

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Creative Plans Mells Walled Garden

June 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

Venue: Mells Walled Garden, Does your garden need pulling together? Have you struggled to create an overall layout that works for you? This day long workshop reveals a tried and tested method for planning a garden that will connect your garden to the house and make the garden feel much bigger. We will be looking at the fundamental garden design principles and spend some time thinking about how to use geometry in your garden. By the end of the day…

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Designing with Trees and Shrubs Westonbirt

June 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt
Tetbury, GL8 8QS United Kingdom
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Trees and shrubs should be the hardest working plants in your garden. They can provide structure, enclosure, focal points and, if you choose the right ones, year-round interest. Flowering perennials will bring seasonal flowers but trees and shrubs build the bones of a garden. On this workshop you will learn how to select trees and shrubs that will enhance your garden and create beauty every month of the year.

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July 2020

Planning Planting Bowood House

July 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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Does the planting in your garden run out of steam half-way through the season? Designing a garden full of plants that look attractive all year requires some forward planning. On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round. We focus in particular on herbaceous perennials, the flowers that we rely on for months of colour in the border. At the end of the day, you will have…

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Summer Flower Posy Workshop

July 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt
Tetbury, GL8 8QS United Kingdom
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£65

Spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy using fresh Summer flowers bursting with colour and scent. . With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. You will learn our top tips for the spiral technique, widely, used by professional florists but straightforward to master. This technique keeps your flowers in place when they are dropped into a vase. We also share a quick and…

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Planning Planting Westonbirt

July 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt
Tetbury, GL8 8QS United Kingdom
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Does the planting in your garden run out of steam half-way through the season? Designing a garden full of plants that look attractive all year requires some forward planning. On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round. We focus in particular on herbaceous perennials, the flowers that we rely on for months of colour in the border. At the end of the day, you will have…

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Summer Flower Posy Workshop

July 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£65

Spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy using fresh Summer flowers bursting with colour and scent. . With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. You will learn our top tips for the spiral technique, widely, used by professional florists but straightforward to master. This technique keeps your flowers in place when they are dropped into a vase. We also share a quick and…

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Wildlife Gardens

July 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£55

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.   Watching wildlife in your garden is a great way of connecting to nature. A garden can be designed to create habitats for birds, bees, butterflies and a variety of reptiles and small mammals. It can still be a beautiful outdoors space for people at the same time. This course explains how the essential needs of wildlife should influence your garden design and takes you through a straightforward process for designing your own wildlife garden.

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Summer Flower Posy workshop with Tour

July 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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£120

An absolute treat for anyone who loves both flowers and gardens we have included your own guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s private walled gardens to one of our summer posy workshops. Only booked tours are given access to this 4 acre walled garden which is remarkable for its ornamental planting and includes a fabulous double herbaceous border. Combined with a delicous lunch this makes a wonderful day out.

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September 2020

Easy Bulbs for Spring Colour

September 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

Venue: Mells Walled Garden,  Bulbs are an almost effortless way of achieving maximum colour for minimum investment. This full day workshop will explain how to plan bulb planting for both flower borders and containers, providing flowers from February to June. You will learn about some less well-known fuss free treasures as well as the daffodils and tulips we all know and love. We will also look at which winter bedding plants to use for your bulb containers to ensure you…

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Grow Your Own Flowers

September 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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£120

Do you dream of having flowers every day of the week, not just for special occasions? Come to Bowood house and spend the morning learning what you can grow in your own back garden for use as cut flowers. After lunch enjoy an inspiring tour of the private walled garden of Lord and Lady Lansdowne. Then spend the afternoon having a go yourself, with step by step guidance, at arranging grown and gathered material to make your own posy. You…

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Easy Bulbs for Spring Colour

September 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ United Kingdom
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£120

Venue: Bowood House, Wilts   Bulbs are an almost effortless way of achieving maximum colour for minimum investment. This full day workshop will explain how to plan bulb planting for both flower borders and containers, providing flowers from February to June. You will learn about some less well-known fuss free treasures as well as the daffodils and tulips we all know and love. We will also look at which winter bedding plants to use for your bulb containers to ensure you…

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Autumn posy Workshop

September 19, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£65

Spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy using beautiful  Autumnal flowers plus seasonal delights like hips, haws, berries and seedheads. With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. You will learn our top tips for the spiral technique, widely used by professional florists but straightforward to master. This technique keeps your flowers in place when they are dropped into a vase. We also share…

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October 2020

Autumn posy workshop

October 2, 2020
Bowood House, Bowood House
Bowood, Wiltshire SN11 9PQ
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£120

An absolute treat for anyone who loves both flowers and gardens we have included your own guided tour of Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s private walled gardens to one of our Autumn posy workshops. Only booked tours are given access to this 4 acre walled garden which is remarkable for its ornamental planting and includes a fabulous double herbaceous border. Combined with a delicous lunch this makes a wonderful day out. Plus your ticket includes entry to the grounds so you can…

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Autumn Flower Posy Workshop

October 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt
Tetbury, GL8 8QS United Kingdom
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£65

Spend a relaxing morning learning how to make a beautiful hand tied posy using gorgeous Autumnal flowers plus seasonal delights like hips, haws, berries and seedheads. With step by step guidance you can take your time, crafting your own unique bouquet of seasonal blooms. You’ll learn our top tips for the spiral technique, widely used by professional florists but straightforward to master. This technique keeps your flowers in place when they are dropped into a vase. We also share a…

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Planning Planting

October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.  Does the planting in your garden run out of steam half-way through the season? Designing a garden full of plants that look attractive all year requires some forward planning. On this day long workshop we share the key tips and techniques that professionals use to keep gardens looking great all year round. We focus in particular on herbaceous perennials, the flowers that we rely on for months of colour in the border. At the end of…

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Creative Plans

October 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mells Walled Garden, Mells BA11 3PN United Kingdom + Google Map
£95

VENUE: Mells Walled Garden.   Does your garden need pulling together? Have you struggled to create an overall layout that works for you? This day long workshop reveals a tried and tested method for planning a garden that will connect your garden to the house and make the garden feel much bigger. We will be looking at the fundamental garden design principles and spend some time thinking about how to use geometry in your garden. By the end of the day…

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